Chet H. Pancake

Department Chair/Assistant Professor
Annenberg Hall 14B, 2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Chet Pancake is an award-winning filmmaker, video, new media, and sound artist.  He has exhibited at national and international venues such as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA,) Royal Ontario Museum, Murray Art Museum Albury, Australia, Mexican Film Institute, and Shanghai Conservatory – Shanghai PRC. Pancake’s narrative and experimental documentary work has been screened at over 150 venues nationally and internationally, as well as broadcast (entirely or as excerpts) in the US and UK on the Sundance Channel, PBS, FreeSpeech Television, and the CommunityChannelUK. His films are nationally & internationally distributed by Frameline, Bullfrog Films, Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, Mostra Films Dones Barcelona Spain, and are held in permanent collections in over 75 university and museum archives nationally and internationally with a recent acquisition by Archive BORA in South Korea. Recent festival awards include "Best Picture" from QFest Houston, and "Boundary Breaker Award" at the Buffalo International Film Festival.  Pancake is Interim Chair and Assistant Professor in the Film and Media Arts Program at Temple University. He received his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012 winning the MFA Studio Art’s highest honor, the Edes Fellowship. Pancake was a recent Leeway Transformation Award Winner.

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