Film Kitchen Contest: Front Porch


Film Kitchen is now accepting submissions for the 2014 annual Film Kitchen Contest. The theme this year is Front Porch. Short films (under 4 minutes) may be submitted in any genre (narrative, experimental, documentary, or animation). Final format must be a Quicktime Apple ProRes file. The deadline for submissions is May 27 at 5:00pm. For more information about submitting work to the contest, email Matthew R. Day at

The show will be held on Tuesday, June 10 – during the Three Rivers Arts Festival – at the Harris Theater in downtown Pittsburgh. A panel of judges will award cash prizes for first place ($150), second place ($75), and third place ($50), as well as an Audience Choice award ($50).

Submissions can be mailed or dropped off at

Pittsburgh Filmmakers
477 Melwood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Film Kitchen is held the second Tuesday of every month and features independent film and video work from regional artists. Film Kitchen is co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 92.1 WPTS-FM, Mellinger's Beer Distributing, and Spak Brothers Pizza