Call For Artists - Annual Film Kitchen Contest

Pittsburgh Filmmakers
May 25

Stink Bugs! Film Kitchen is now accepting submissions for its annual Film Kitchen Contest. The show will be held on Tuesday, June 5 – during the Three Rivers Arts Festival – at the Harris Theater in downtown Pittsburgh. A panel of judges will award cash prizes for first place, second place, and third place, as well as an Audience Choice award.

Short films (under 4 minutes) may be submitted in any genre (narrative, experimental, documentary, or animation) but must incorporate the theme of  STINK BUGS. Format must be a Quicktime file. The deadline for submission is May 25 at 6:00pm, whether mailed or hand-delivered. For more information about submitting work to the contest, call Pittsburgh Filmmakers at 412-681-5449.


Submissions go to:

2012 Film Kitchen Contest

c/o Pittsburgh Filmmakers

477 Melwood Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15213


In addition, an invitational show with shorts by local artists will be included in the program. An outdoor reception (weather permitting) with beer and hot dogs begins at 7:00pm; the show starts at 8:00pm. Suit and tie are optional.


(Ticket information, including pre-sales, to follow.)


Film Kitchen is held the second Tuesday of every month and features independent film and video work from regional artists. Usually held at the Melwood Screening Room, the June 5 event takes place at the Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Avenue, downtown. Film Kitchen is co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Filmmakers, WPTS-FM, Mellinger's Beer Distributing, and Spak Brothers Pizza..