Arts Coast Studios for Arts Organizations 2022 Summer

What is Arts Coast Studios for Arts or Cultural Organizations?

The opportunity to share your video content on Arts Coast Studios that is also available on your organizations websites and portals.

What you need to know about the Opportunity:

  • You retain all the rights to your work
  • Creative Pinellas pays $50 to $100 for each film accepted for distribution
  • Applicants can be a Pinellas County Arts or Cultural Organization

Scoring – Each Submitted Piece will be reviewed and scored based on the following:

    • Originality – up to 35 points
      • Is this idea original to our area, or beyond our area?
      • Is the execution original?
      • Is the subject matter fresh or innovative?
    • Content – up to 35 points
      • Is the content appropriate to Creative Pinellas?
      • Does the content serve the mission of Arts Coast Studios?
      • Is it interesting?
    • Production – up to 30 points
      • Does the work reflect a sense of quality in the production values?
      • Is the sound clear?
      • Does the filmmaker state they have all rights and clearance to present this film?
    • Length
      • Up to 5 minutes – 5 points
      • 6 – 15 minutes – 10 points
      • 16-30 minutes – 15 points
      • 30+ minutes – 20 points
      • Panel scores will be averaged and the minimum score to be accepted must be 81.

Payment Categories – Submissions that are approved will be compensated according to the following schedule:

    • Scores between 81- 90 : $50
    • Scores between 91 – 100 : $65
    • Scores between 101-110: $80
    • Scores between 111 – 120 : $100

About Arts Coast Studios

Arts Coast Studios is looking for filmed performances, studio and gallery tours, video conversations and lectures, documentaries, short or feature length films and digital arts experiences. We’re open to a diverse array of music, dance, theatre, spoken word and poetry, fiction and nonfiction short or feature length films and multi-arts collaborations . . . videos of public art tours, … Read More

If you have any questions during this application process, please contact Arts Coast Studios at

Note to Producers

  • If you’re using copyrighted materials, all applicable copyrights must be owned by the person submitting the content, or you’ve obtained and retained all necessary legal permissions to use copyrighted material
  • No hate-speech, violent or graphic content, harmful or dangerous content
  • All images of artwork and music used must be credited, including photographs and images of performances
  • If you’re interviewing an artist, it’s assumed that the images included are of that artist’s work – any other images, including murals, photographs and public artwork, need visual or verbal artist credits

Recipients have been selected for this grant. Congratulations!

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