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Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
This year’s second annual One Minute Film Festival is horror-themed. It’s a collaboration resulting from the partnership with the Center for Creativity’s Text and conText Lab and the University Library System.
The Center for Creativity is finally opening their second space this year, the Text & conText Lab space, located in the Hillman Library.

Center For Creativity prepares for fall with new strategies, workspaces

By Julia DiPietro, For The Pitt News August 18, 2021
The Center for Creativity opened a new creative space a few weeks ago on the third floor of the Hillman Library, called Text & conText, where students can try out bookbinding, papermaking, calligraphy, a Vandercook proof press and more.
The Center for Creativity hosted “PITTch: The Next Step” Wednesday night as part of its PITTch project, which aims to give Pittsburghers hands-on experience pitching their movie and TV ideas to producers.

PITTch connects Pittsburgh creatives to the film industry

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer May 18, 2021
The Center for Creativity hosted “PITTch: The Next Step” last Wednesday as part of its PITTch project, which aims to give Pittsburghers hands-on experience pitching their movie and TV ideas to producers.
Erik Schuckers created and leads “In Our Own Write: Creative Programming for LGBT+ Elders,” a nine-week writing workshop hosted by the Center for Creativity.

Center For Creativity offers writing workshop for LGBTQ+ elders

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer March 3, 2021
The C4C is hosting a nine-week writing workshop this semester, called “In Our Own Write: Creative Writing for LGBT+ Elders.”
Rose Leonard submitted two pieces to the exhibit hoping to share her art and bring awareness to mental illness.

Art exhibit asks students to put ‘mind into matter’

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer October 27, 2020
“Putting Mind Into Matter: An Art Exhibit on Mental Health & Creativity” is a virtual art gallery showcasing pieces that represent and visualize mental health and mental illness.
The Center for Creativity is hosting its first One Minute Film Festival, a competition designed to get Pitt students to create films of 60 seconds or less.

Keeping it short with the Center for Creativity’s One Minute Film Festival

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer October 6, 2020
With everyone living in physically confined spaces, filmmakers have to get creative in how they approach their project, something the Center for Creativity has decided to take advantage of.
Pitt’s Center for Creativity is currently working to determine if and how its spaces will operate in the fall.

Fall programming unclear for Center for Creativity

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer July 22, 2020
Erik Schuckers, the Center’s manager of communications and programming, said the C4C is currently working to determine if and how their spaces will operate in the fall.
Nancy Kirkwood, an assistant at Pitt’s Center for Creativity, led participants in a virtual writing workshop on Friday afternoon.

‘Writing the Pandemic’ with the Center for Creativity

By Anna Ligorio, Staff Writer May 26, 2020
Pitt employees, undergraduates and graduate students who recently encountered pandemic-induced writer’s block needed to look no further than their laptop screens for some inspiration on Friday.
Members of the Pitt community are invited to submit art from any medium designed as a creative response to the public health discussions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Image via Center for Creativity.

C4C contest accepting submissions for educational art about COVID-19

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor April 6, 2020
Pitt’s Center for Creativity organized the Creative Innovations to COVID-19 contest, which calls for members of the Pitt community to flex their creative muscles to educate others on the virus
Creative Corner | How to make your own quaran-zine

Creative Corner | How to make your own quaran-zine

By Caroline Kulczycky, Guest Blogger March 26, 2020
Caroline Kulczycky, a student ambassador for the Center of Creativity and the creator of the Feminist Math Zine, shares tips for putting together a simple zine.
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