Steeltown Entertainment Project PRO

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Steeltown Film Factory (SFF) is a yearlong filmmaking competition, supported by a series of public workshops, panel discussions and staged readings, designed to engage aspiring filmmakers to create projects with Pittsburgh-inspired content. The competition will provide emerging talent with an opportunity to learn from internationally renowned film and television professionals about the entertainment industry. A successful SFF will lead to the training and employment of the local workforce, the incubation of talent and intellectual property, and the nurturing and development of future projects that can be spun off into commercially viable entities. These entities will create jobs, investment opportunities, and products that will be exported by our region. By bringing together local and expatriate resources in Southwestern Pennsylvania (SWPA), the SFF will help to transform this region's non-profit "Arts Sector" into a thriving "Entertainment Economy."

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  • Take a Shot Contest - This two year old filmmaking competition asks middle and high school students to make movies about previous local innovators or innovations that inspire them, or about their own big ideas to change the world and gives away over $10,000 in prizes


  1. Natalie Kurlander
  2. Rusty Cundieff
  3. Stephen Knezovich
  4. Tony Zhou
  5. Adam MacDonald
  6. Yulin Kuang
  7. 33 1/3 Media