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Chris Breakwell at 31st Street Studios.<p>Chris Breakwell is owner and CEO of 31st Street Studios, which has hosted 15 productions since opening. Chris …

Film Festivals

The 11 Coolest Jobs in Pittsburgh

Most of us are still waiting to hit the big time. Sure, your jobs as a student/barista/lab guinea pig keep you on your feet, but they've got nothing …

31st Street Studios: Big Budget Movies Continuing to Pilot the City

A 30,000 square foot steel mill in Pittsburgh’s Strip District houses a movie studio that has, in it’s infancy, churned out almost 20 big name …

Pennsylvania must continue to capitalize on its film assets

Pittsburgh

Chris Breakwell: $60 million production of Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" in jeopardy over state budget delays - Pittsburgh Business Times

By Tim Schooley <br>– Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times<p>Nov 10, 2015, 2:15pm EST<p>Pittsburgh could soon lose out on a $60 million production of a new …

Big-Budget TV Show Threatening To Leave Pittsburgh If Pa. Budget Stalemate Continues

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some fear the budget stalemate in Harrisburg could end up costing Pittsburgh thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in …

TV shows

State budget impasse could draw movie, TV shows away from...

Loading...<p><b>PITTSBURGH</b> - Pittsburgh could lose out on millions of dollars if a new television show scraps its plans to shoot in the city because of the …

TV shows

Movie review: 'Last Witch Hunter' fills in no history for its 800-year-old hero

Pittsburgh pulls off a magic trick by lending locations, cast and crew for “Witch Hunter,” but the action fantasy fails to cast a spell.

Movie Reviews

Pittsburgh among the stars of movies coming to theaters this fall

While most moviegoers will be eagerly awaiting the next installment in the Star Wars saga this fall, we here in Western Pennsylvania want to see …

Pittsburgh

Kaskade AUTOMATIC Tour [Giveaway]

American DJ/producer Ryan Raddon, better known by his stage name, Kaskade, has created and converted electronic music lovers from generations and …

Music

Room, with Pittsburgh connection, takes top prize at Toronto film fest

It’s now looking more and more likely that a Pittsburgh native will have a movie in the Oscar ...

Pittsburgh

Officials see bigger picture for region’s film industry

A new report looks at how Pittsburgh can extend its winning streak and keep attracting movies, TV and other entertainment production.

Uber contacted 31st Street Studios for potential controlled testing in huge building - Pittsburgh Business Times

By Tim Schooley <br>– Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times<p>May 29, 2015, 2:15pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> May 29, 2015, 2:52pm EDT<p>31st Street Studios, which has already …

Movie Industry In Pittsburgh Jeopardized By Low Film Tax Credit

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — We’re so used to movie and TV companies in Pittsburgh with their Hollywood celebrities that it’s easy to think this could go on …

Want to work in the movies? Pittsburgh's the new Hollywood & they're hiring

The Pittsburgh area just landed a starring role as the backdrop for the new TV series, "The Outsiders." Now, the local union representing the area's …

Sony Pictures

Nickelodeon brings improvements to 31st Street Studios - Pittsburgh Business Times

By Tim Schooley <br>– Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times<p>Jun 15, 2012, 6:00am EDT<p>Chris Breakwell measures the amount of change that’s taken place at his …

Location, location: Pittsburgh can thrive in the entertainment industry with a viable, robust vision

As controversial as they are, film incentives must be stable to ensure Pennsylvania -- and Pittsburgh in particular -- remains competitive.

Pittsburgh

'Outsiders' TV show films in Dunbar area

Dunbar-area residents have been looking to the sky quite a bit over the past few days as a crew for a new nationally televised show was in the area …

Pittsburgh

Vin Diesel showing some love for Pittsburgh and co-star

Actor Vin Diesel has been in Pittsburgh all month filming “The Last Witch Hunter,” and on Oct. 18, he made an appearance at the Penguins game at …

Filmmaking

'Outsiders' cast enjoys filming in Pittsburgh

New rural family drama “Outsiders” is filming its first season in Pittsburgh for airing next year on WGN America.

Filmmaking

In the midst of a film-production boom, proposed Pittsburgh City Council measure would require film permit fees.

Everyone knows the big ones: <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, <i>She's Out of My League, Jack Reacher</i>, <i>Me and Earl and the Dying Girl</i> and the soon-to-be-released</i> …

Lionsgate setting up to shoot Vin Diesel movie "The Last Witch Hunter" in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Business Times

By Tim Schooley <br>– Reporter, Pittsburgh Business Times<p>Jun 26, 2014, 1:10pm EDT<p>After the state awarded a film tax credit for the project last …

“The Last Witch Hunter” Filming To Begin In Pittsburgh Friday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A movie starring Vin Diesel and Elijah Wood is starting production here in Pittsburgh this week.<p>“The Last Witch Hunter” starts …

Latest Russell Crowe movie is filming around Pittsburgh

Russell Crowe is coming back to Pittsburgh.<p>Like Christian Bale, Kevin Smith, and Elizabeth Banks before him, Crowe — a star who could make movies …

Future of Pittsburgh TV show on hold

Extras are needed to play several types of characters in "Sensory," a new television series that will be filmed in Pittsburgh.<p>Filming for the new …

TV

Storify: 'Fathers and Daughters' stars take Pittsburgh social media by storm

Hollywood stars Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Long, Russell Crowe, and many others have all made appearances in Pittsburgh during filming.

Will Smith’s NFL Concussions Drama Will Shoot in Pittsburgh

Imported improv, indie imbibing and other August attractions.<p>The non-waiver trade deadline came and went on Tuesday and when the dust had settled, …

Concussion

The Will Smith movie in production in Pittsburgh

You have heard it by now. The Will Smith movie with the working title of “Concussion” started shooting in Pittsburgh last week and will film here …