Entertainment could be Pittsburgh’s new steel.

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

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We are excited to announce that Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star has returned! One Louder Productions, the company behind MTV’s Emmy award-winning hit show "MADE," and the Pittsburgh Innovative Media Incubator are holding the second Pittsburgh-wide open casting competition to find Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star.

Pittsburgh’s Next Reality Star is supported by the Steeltown Entertainment Project, part of the Pittsburgh Innovative Media Incubator.

 Visit: www.TheNextRealityStar.com 

OPEN CASTING CALL: WQED  |  7/11/15  |  1:00-7:00 PM 

Casting Director Ellen Berkman Davis will be at the James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy in the North Side on Wednesday, July 8th from 5-7pm to meet you and talk about applying for The Next Reality Star: Pittsburgh 2. Come on down! 





Steeltown Film Factory & Community Showcase Screening

Congratulations to all of the filmmakers who reacently had the films featured in our Film Factory & Community Showcase screening at the Hollywood theater.  We were thrilled to have such a wonderful turn out and posative energy!

You could be The Next Reality Star!

In 2012, Chet Welch and his partner, Bob Cherry, who are two farmers that raise exotic animals and beauty queens, were named the winners of The Next Reality Star Casting Competition. As the winners, the pair filmed a sizzle reel for a reality series based around their life. Great American Country picked up four episodes of the show which aired in 2014. You can watch Farm Queens here.

So, you think your life could make great television? Make sure to come to this year's Open Call on Saturday, July 11th from 1-7PM!



Steeltown Spotlight

Check out all of the amazing entries for this year's Take A Shot contest!

Get your DVD and screening licenses of the award winning documentary, The Shot Felt 'Round the World!

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 »

Five Film Factory Finalists Made Their Pitch to "The Chair" Producers on March 15

Steeltown Entertainment Project’s annual Film Factory competition kicked off in front of a capacity crowd of the region’s entertainment community at Carnegie Mellon University’s Purnell Center for the Arts on March 15.

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