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— Ellen Weiss Kander, Co-founder, Steeltown Entertainment Project

 

   

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Steeltown's partnership with Amachi is pioneering, national model

 

Amachi Pittsburgh is a non-profit organization with the important mission of helping the children of incarcerated parents. Looking for help in spreading the word to attract attention to its charge... 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. 


 

So the job is this:  Monday the staff meets with the host, and the writers spend Monday evening pitching every idea imaginable.  Tuesday the writers don’t sleep and crank out material and by Wednesday Don Roy King, the director of “Saturday Night Live”, finds 45 sketches or so on his desk.  Wednesday evening Lorne Michaels, the legendary... Read More »

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