Pittsburgh Filmmakers (est. 1971) is a nonprofit corporation designed to encourage the creation and understanding of media for noncommercial artistic and literary purposes. Filmmakers offers a curriculum of courses in film, video, and photography to university and independent students in the Pittsburgh region. Filmmakers also exhibits the work of prominent photographers and filmmakers in its galleries: Melwood Screening Room, Regent Square Theater, and Harris Theater. A key component of Filmmakers’ mission is to provide equipment access and funding for independent media artists.

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (est. 1945) fosters a vibrant contemporary arts scene in southwestern Pennsylvania by promoting creativity and accessibility to all forms of visual art. In addition to its studio arts programming, PCA exhibits work by contemporary regional artists; supports, promotes and sells their work to the public and offers a variety of arts education programs to schools and community organizations.

In January 2006, Pittsburgh Filmmakers merged with Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.

PF/PCA is committed to the artist and the advancement of artistic excellence in visual arts.


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