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Pittsburgh Indie Film Fest

  • Ryan Arts and Culture Center 420 Chartiers Avenue McKees Rocks, PA, 15136 United States (map)

Congratulations to the Selected Films and Filmmakers !


Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival is proud to announce that this yearwe have 59 films and two scripts from aroundthe world.


Congratulations to our Screenplay winners

Short Film Script

Donating in Vein

by Joey Fama


Feature Film Script

The Girl Next Door

by Selene Castrovilla

Friday 6:30pm

Opening Ceremonies

Presentation of “Official Selection” Plaques, And All winning awards will be presented at this time. It is suggested that you attend.

Friday 7:30pm

CORKY(5:45m, U S A)

Dir. by Ty Primosch 




Dir. by Joseph Varhola 

Feature Narrative



Reception Filmmakers Mix and Mingle


                                              Saturday June 24. 2017

Saturday 10:00am

The Parallel Game (19:57m U S A)

Dir. by Eric Newland 

Documentary Short


Train People (6:00m U S A ) 

Dir. by Tobi Elkin 

Documentary Short


Circus City, USA (30:00m U S A )

Dir. by Adam Wright 

Documentary Short


My Name is Joan (29:35m U S A) 

Dir. by Margaret Costa 

Documentary Short



Saturday 11:30am

The Rope (15m, Italy) 

Dir. by Paolo Mannarino 

Narrative Short

Flush The John (8:42m U S A) 

Dir. by Bianca LeRoux 

Narrative Short


Helping Hands (16m, U S A) 

Dir. by Mike Jacobson 

Narrative Short


Need Change (17m, U S A) 

Dir. by Rob Waters 

Narrative Short



One Cold Night in Virginia (11m, U S A)

dir. by James Humphrey 

Narrative Short



Saturday 12:40pm

Bad Frank (01:45m U S A) Anthony Germinario 

Feature Narritive


Saturday 2:25pm

A Promise of Time Travel (01:28m U S A )

Dir. by Craig Jessen 

Feature Narritive


Made In PA Part l

                                                The following films were made in PA or by PA Filmmakers, some right here in Pittsburgh



Saturday 4:10pm


A Man Full of Trouble (20m, U S A )

Dir. by Michael Johnston 

Narrative Short



Beyond the Backyard (17m, U S A)

Dir. by PJ Magerko 

Narrative Short



                                ------------------------------------------End part l Made In Pa------------------------------------------

Saturday 4:50pm



by John Putch Feature Narritive


Saturday 6:15pm 


American Satan (111m, U S A)

Dir. by Ash Avildsen Feature Narrative


Saturday 8PM


Price of Atonement (26m, U S A)

Dir. by Wes Ranson 

Narrative Short



ONE BUCK (89m, U S A)

Dir. by Fabien Dufils 

Feature Narrative




                                               Sunday June 25, 2017



Sunday 10:00Am

Conquering the Cycle (67m, U S A)

Dir. by Josh Eisenfeld 

Feature Documentary


The Ocularist (14m, U S A) 

Dir. by Chelsie Corso 

Doucmentary Short


7 Years of Darkness (12m, U S A)

Dir. by Zac Cageao 

Doucmentary Short


Sunday 11:35Am


Old Men Singing (22m, U S A)

Dir. by Zachary Weil, Mickey Rapkin 

Doucmentary Short



Scott Bartolomei Edmonds ( 6:33m U S A )

Dir. by Nelson Salis 

Documentary Short


Rose's Turn (15m, U S A) 

Dir. by Kymberly Harris 

Narrative Short


The Bunny Hole (3m, U S A) 

Dir. by Ken Davenport 



Walls (6m, U S A) 

Dir. by Min Reid 

Music Video


Blood and Water (20m, U S A)

Dir. by Brian Blum

Narrative Short




                                                   Made in Pennslyvania Part 2

The following films were made in PA or by PA filmmakers, some right here in Pittsburgh


Sunday 12:40pm


Teaching Peace ( 15:05m USA) 

Dir. by Michael Boulter 

Documentary Short


Happy New Year ( 16:00m U S A)

Dir. by Jason Sealy 

Narrative Short


Knock Knock (8:19m U S A) 

Dir. by Jaime Meyers 

Narrative Short


Happy Hour (11:19m U S A ) 

Dir. by Daymon Long 

Narrative Short


Promenade ( 3:58m U S A )

Dir. by Jess Paul 

Narrative Short


Sunday 1:40pm


The Race (87m, U S A) 

Dir. by Dave Rodkey 

Feature Narrative


----------------------------------End of Made in Pennsylvania ------------------------------------------------------------


Sunday 3:10pm


Vena Amoris ( 7:59 U S A ) Kartik Garimella 

Narrative Short


no name Maddox (25:25 U S A )

Dir. by Glenn Pack 

Narrative Short


Are you jealous? (15:10m U S A )

Dir. by Roberto Hevia 

Narrative Short


Moonshot (21:38m U S A ) 

Dir. by Matthew Lucas 

Narrative Short


Last Will & Testament, Inc. ( 9:00m U S A )

Dir. by John Venable 

Narrative Short


ReWrite (15:04m U S A )

Dir. by Crash Buist 

Narrative Short



Shy Guys (8:16m U S A ) 

Dir. by Fredric Lehne 

Narrative Short


The Peeper (5:29m U S A) 

Dir. by Chris Schwab 

Narrative Short


Little Red Truck ( 8:58m U S A )

Dir. by Kate Kelsen 

Narrative Short


Broken and Outcast (9:48m U S A)

Dir. by Jak Gavriel 

Narrative Short


Borderline (11:11m U S A ) 

Dir. by Kieran Shea & David Osorio

Narrative Short


Last Scene (11:00m U S A ) 

Dir. by Andrew Littlefield 

Narrative Short


Adherence (20:14m U S A)

Dir. by Mav Block 

Narrative Short

Noiré (18:41m Budapest,Hungary)

Dir. by Akos Schneider 

Narrative Short


Sunday 6:15pm

Mismatch and Lighter (16:43 Canada )

Dir. by Mark Datuin 

Narrative Short

Space Available Original Series (8:25m U S A )

Dir. by Patrick Avella 


Wreckage (7m, U S A) 

Dir. by Spyder Dobrofsky 

Narrative Short

Desperate Manny (25:44m U S A )

Dir. by Matt Bosson 

Narrative Short

It Should Feel Like Home (9m, U S A)

Dir. by Mark Janavel

Doucmentary Short



Boomerang (10m, U S A) 

Dir. by Pavel Suslov 

Narrative Short


FIRST DAY (14:10m France)

Dir. by Yohann Charrin

Narrative Short

Nowhere ( 29:59m United Kingdom)

Dir. by Taras Groves 

Narrative Short

Bright Moonlit Night (15:06m Israel)

Dir. by Matan Shiram 

Narrative Short


One Night Stand (12m, Canada) 

Dir. by Wojciech Zielinski 

Narrative Short