Monday, March 14, 2011

Picture This: Film Kitchen Contest 2011, Pittsburgh Pa

Picture This: Film Kitchen Contest 2011

Annual Film Kitchen Contest 2011 Theme:
PICTURE THIS! CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS

Film Kitchen is now accepting submissions for the annual Film Kitchen Contest. The show will be held on Tuesday, June 7 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 5 minutes) may be submitted in any genre but must incorporate the theme of Filmmakers' 40th Anniversary and be based on the vintage pictures. Format must be mini DV or a MOV (Quicktime) file. The deadline is May 21, 2011.

Submissions can be sent to:
2011 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. A reception with food and drinks begins at 7:00pm; the show starts at 8:00pm.
Admission is $7.

Check out the info here.

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