Monday, March 11, 2013

Pittsburgh-Filmed Movie to Be on ABC Family in April

A few years ago, ABC Family shot a musical in Pittsburgh called Elixir starring Jane Seymour. Now renamed Lovestruck: The Musical, it will be on TV on April 21. Click this link for a short teaser trailer.

Steeltown Film Factory Script Competition Events

The Steeltown script competition has three events over the next three months:

  • March 23: The Writer's Pitch, University of Pittsburgh
  • April 21: The Director's Pitch, Point Park University
  • May TBD: And the Winner Is..., Carnegie Mellon University

Check the Steeltown Film Factory site for more information and to buy tickets for these events.

These annual events are a fascinating way to watch the development of a short film, from the writer's initial script through funding for production.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Lend a Hand to Hollywood Theater

Dormont's Hollywood Theater has been trying to raise money to buy a digital projector. Hollywood Theater is the home repertory cinema and many unique screenings and events. For the Hollywood Theater to be able to remain viable in the future, it needs a digital projector to be able to show current or future films. Please make a donation to Hollywood Theater's Indiegogo fundraiser.