If you are a lover of the outdoors or a lover of outdoor documentary films – you don’t want to miss the Banff Mountain Film Festival which will be stopping in Pittsburgh this weekend. Hosted by Venture Outdoors this is a great chance to check out the best in outdoor films and to support Venture Outdoors programming.
This is the view of the Los Angeles river from behind my hotel in Studio City, CA
Even if you don’t consider yourself an outdoor lover – I think you will enjoy these films – which include some spectacular cinematography. I’ll admit that… Read the rest
One of THE BEST ways to see Pittsburgh is from the rivers. If you have been a regular reader of IheartPGH, you know how much we love kayaking around town with Kayak Pittsburgh. Last summer, thanks to the REI and my sister who spent a summer in Hawaii, I spent most of the time on a standup paddleboard. (If you saw some crazy lady driving down Penn ave with a large surfboard on the car – that was probably me). Whether your sitting in a kayak or standing on a board – Western PA offers lots of great places to… Read the rest
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Pittsburgh is waking up from a long winter nap. Spring is in the air and here are a few ways to get out and about this weekend. You can listen to IheartPGH chat live with Jim and Randy on WDVE 102.5 FM most Friday mornings at 6:45 am.
Attack of the Giant Peeps
Friday, April 8 @ Noon
The Peepster – a mobile marshmallow peep will be rolling into downtown today
Look for the giant yellow guy on Wood Street outside of McCormick and Schmicks
Banff Film Festival
The biggest baddest outdoor film festival around makes a… Read the rest
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… Read the rest
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Saturday, April 18th, 2009, 6-10pm is the 2nd evening of the Sierra Club’s Environmental Film Festival. They have a great line up of 5 different films for the evening – including a showing of some of the YERT footage. YERT stands for Your Environmental Road Trip (see the our post on the YERT kick-off and follow up from last year).
After his year long environmental road trip, YERT founder Mark Dixon has decided to make Pittsburgh his home and he will be at the film festival on Saturday. I have had the opportunity… Read the rest