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Steeltown's 6th annual Film Factory event will be an evening to celebrate independent filmmaking in Southwestern Pennsylvania and feature, Franksgiving, the Ellen Weiss-Kander Award winner of the 2014 Film Factory Competition, and a sneak-peek of some of the Steeltown-supported Community Showcase films. Local... Read More »

Click here to checkout "The Chair ",  trailer now playing on Starz!

Airing on the Starz Network September 6, 2014, this innovative 10-episode series follows dueling first-time directors -- YouTube sensation Shane Dawson... Read More »

Airing on the Starz Network Fall of 2014, this innovative 10-episode series follows dueling first-time directors -- YouTube sensation Shane Dawson and writer/actor Anna Martemucci -- making two different movies from the same script. 

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MovieMaker Magazine Proclaims Pittsburgh "The Comeback Kid" with "Rebirth Through a Fresh Faith in the Power of Film" Calls Steeltown Entertainment Project's Innovative Financing Model a "Canny Strategy...already paying dividends"

In honor of the season two premiere of everyone's favorite female prison Netflix original series, check out our interview with "Orange Is the New Black" writer Lauren Morelli. We were pleased to host the Pittsburgh native late last year as part of the Steeltown Spotlight Series. 


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