The Steeltown Entertainment Project will be launching their newest project Steeltown Film Factory on November 7, 2009.
The Steeltown Film Factory invites students and amateur filmmakers (and screenwriters) to submit original film ideas for the competition. Submissions must include a 10-12 page script along with a logline, a one-page synopsis and an optional sample of prior work (scripts or reels).
All submissions will be required to be:
Relevant to the SWPA/Pittsburgh region.
Capable of being produced in the SWPA/Pittsburgh area during Summer 2010.
Submissions will be reviewed by a selection panel. The most promising screenplays will be developed into full-fledged productions thru staged readings, panel discussions and public workshops, which will be open to the public.
Call for submissions will open in November and continue thru December 31, 2009.
Fees: $50; $25 for students with valid ID
THE PRIZE: The total prize package is worth $25,000. This prize is available to be used to produce the winning film or films. One to three short films will be chosen and the funds will be divided and awarded at the discretion of the judges.
The winning film(s) will premiere at the Three Rivers Film Festival in November 2010.
More details to come.