ENTER NOW TO BE PART OF PITTSBURGH'S SIGNATURE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES EVENT + CONNECT WITH 100'S OF CREATIVES FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY
CREATE! 2018 Call for Participants & Awards Now Open!
DEADLINE: March 1, 2018
2018 CREATIVE INDUSTRIES AWARDS
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Celebrating Excellence in the Creative Industries
Submit your latest project, work of art, community event or general creation to be honored as part of the Creative Industries Awards. We celebrate the Best of the Best in 6 Creative Industries categories each year -- show the world the amazing work we do in Pittsburgh!
Who should enter? Any company, organization or individual working in the creative industries. Eligibility: Any work, project, collaboration or creation that demonstrates excellence in creativity and innovation, and that has come to fruition over the past year.
Design + Maker
Entertainement + Media
Educationg + Gaming
The top ten projects in the six Creative Industries categories will be announced, honored and promoted nationwide beginning in April.
The top project in each category will be announced live at the CREATE! Awards Party on June 7, 2017, along with the People's Choice Award winner.
Why be part of the CREATE AWARDS? All finalists get the opportunity to:
- Show the world the amazing work that we are doing in Pittsburgh!
- Get visibility to over 20,000 regional and national creatives through the PTC's Creative Industries Network
- Be awarded a hand-crafted, original artwork CREATE! AWARD
- Exhibit at the Innovation Salon
- Interact with hundreds of creatives and festival attendees from Pittsburgh and around the country
- Meet and work closely with some of the most interesting creatives around
- Receive a complimentary All-Access Pass to the CREATE! Festival
Event date. June 7, 2018
Location: The August Wilson Center, Downtown Pittsburgh
2018 CREATE! FESTIVAL CALL FOR CREATIVES!
ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, PERFORMERS + INTERACTIVE
Submit a proposal to show or perform your work at the CREATE! Festival on June 7, 2018, as part of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
The CREATE Festival is seeking innovative creatives to perform and show their work at the 2018 CREATE! Festival.
All CREATE participants will be promoted to a network of over 20,000 nationwide, and will interact with over 1,000 people at the event.
THEME: THE BUSINESS OF CREATIVITY
Lets get serious of the power of creativity to change the world, empower artists, revitalize our neighborhoods and bring people together.
Submit a proposal to apply to be part of this year's festival! We are looking for cool new creativity in all media.
$250: Interactive Art Piece or Activity
Have an idea for a special creative activity at the event? Send us your ideas! We are always looking for fun, new ways to engage the community in the arts and creative industries. Indoor or outdoor opportunities available on the August Wilson Center patio and front walkways.Unfortunately, due to lack of wall space, we cannot display 2D work, unless it can be displayed on an easel.
$250: IdeaFest Performance on the August Wilson Stage
Send us your ideas for a spoken word, dance, poetry or interactive performance based on this year's theme. Audio and screen with BACK projection-only is available for use.
$500: Signature Art Installations in the Innovation Salon
Each year, CREATE! features signature art installations as centerpeices of the event. Send us proposals for innovative works of art to wow festival goers. Works of art + technology are preferred. All work must fit in a 10x10 area in the August Wilson Center ground floor space. All fees, including materials and setup/tear down, must be covered by the stipend.
$500: Featured Musician
Seeking a hip band or DJ for the CREATE! cocktail party prior to the awards ceremony. Must provide sound system.
Event Date: June 1, 2017
Location: August Wilson Center Stage and Ground Floor
CREATE! Party: 6-7:30pm
Creative Industries Awards Ceremony: 7:30-9pm
All proposed artwork and ideas must demonstrate high levels of creativity AND innovation. We are looking for people doing and creating new things, and who are embracing creativity to blaze new trails.
Artists are responsible for all materials, setup and tear down activities and costs.
For more information, visit: www.createfestival.org.
The 2017 CREATE Festival will kick off opening weekend of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, and features a full-day line-up of art, tech, workshops, panels, performances, awards and opportunities to engage with the newest trends in creativity and innovation. CREATE is a mashup of networking, interactivity and inspiration, honoring the year’s most innovative art and technology people and projects.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The August Wilson Center, Downtown, Pittsburgh
IdeaFest: Noon - 5 pm
Where Great Creative Minds Come Together: Talks, Performances and Conversations on the Power of Creativity
Innovation Salon: Noon - 9 pm
Creative Industries Expo, Art + Technology Exhibition, Creative Marketplace, Workshops and Interactive Activities
CREATE Awards Party: 6 pm - 9 pm
Cocktail Party with Music, Food and Fun, followed by the Creative Industries Awards Celebration
REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!