Last month, OpenThread organized the first Small Press Festival here in Pittsburgh. OpenThread is a regional arts collective that has been working on events to connect other writers and artists in Western PA. The Small Press Festival was a month long celebration of the smaller publications here in Pittsburgh including a weekend expo of local small press publications.
Filmmaker Ben Hernstrom has put together a nice little video about the festival for Keystone Edge (a sister site to Pop City Media that focuses on the entire state of Pennsylvania).… Read the rest
I am really excited to learn about this project that Pittsburgh filmmaker Ben Hernstrom is working on about Madagascar. Ben has worked on some great films about Pittsburgh. You can learn more at Ambulantic.com and check out some of his other work on youtube. Check out the interview with Bike PGH’s Scott Bricker and his feature on Modey Lemon.
Ben has just set up a page for a film about Madagascar on this great site Kickstarter – I had hoped that someone would create a site like Kickstarter and I think it is agreat way to build community support for… Read the rest