"The Perils of Growing Up Flat-Chested" is the Ellen Weiss Kander Award winner of the 2012 Steeltown Film Factory Competition. Writer/Director Yulin Kuang was given $15,000 by the Steeltown Entertainment Project to make this short film.
About the Film: Sixteen year old Katya Liu, is determined to increase her bust size before her big study date with her nerdy-but-cool science lab partner. How hard is it to go up a cup size in 12 hours?
Escape from St. Quentin's is the Third place winner in the 2012 Steeltown Film Factory Competition.
About the Film:
Danny, a 10 year old mischievous genius, attempts to escape from St. Quentin’s Church during Sunday mass to play football with his friends. In order to get out, he’ll need to trick his overbearing parents, avoid the death stare of the nun, and wiggle through a tiny window in the church’s storage room. With his cunning and artful preparation he may have a chance unless unexpected complications sideline him for all eternity… or at least another hour.
My Date With Adam, a short film by award winning writer Dennis Schebetta, is a clever and quirky romantic comedy. The script and production plans for My Date With Adam were entered into the 2013 Steeltown Film Factory Competition, a competition that received over 250 short script submissions. After three staged pitch sessions with Steeltown advisors, Dennis emerged as the Ellen Weiss Kander Award winner and Steeltown granted $20,000 to him to make his movie in Southwestern PA over the summer of 2013.
About the Film:
Sarah, a wedding planner, uses an internet dating site to find the perfect guy. Despite her unrealistic criteria, she meets Adam, who seems like he could be the one. Perfect looks. Perfect smile. Smart, funny, and romantic. She goes on a date with him and he's the perfect gentleman but the kiss at the end of the night reveals Adam is not what he seems.
This romantic comedy will have you wondering about your own search for perfection in those you love.
The film premiering in the Three Rivers Film Festival on November 11, 2013.