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NEXT Up: Chris Breakwell

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 …

Pittsburgh movie studio caught in legal fight

Paramount Pictures starts work next week on August Wilson's “Fences” at 31st Street Studios, with the second season of “Outsiders” coming this summer.<p>…

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

31st Street Studios<p>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 …

Pennsylvania must continue to capitalize on its film assets

I was pleased to see the recent Post-Gazette editorial recognizing the economic benefits of the Pennsylvania film tax credit (“Starring Role: A …

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

The show is based on Gaiman’s 2001 award-winning modern fantasy novel which has been translated into more than 30 languages. While he was until then …

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 …

Taxes

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

Updated: Nov 11, 2015 - 12:11 PM<p><b>PITTSBURGH</b> - Pittsburgh could lose out on millions of dollars if a new television show scraps its plans to shoot in …

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

Imagine the Forrest Gump or Leonard Zelig moments an 800-year-old immortal might have.<p>And that’s what you have to do with “The Last Witch Hunter” — …

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 …

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.&nbsp;

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

Uber's test vehicle driving in the Strip District on May 13, 2015.<p>Ethan Lott<p>31st Street Studios, which has already hosted the Batmobile and the cars …

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 …

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

Chris Breakwell, a principal of Gateway Entertainment Studios LP, said 31st Street… more<p>File photo by Matt Bulvony<p>Chris Breakwell measures the amount …

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

Whether it’s the Batmobile prowling the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh or Aaron Paul and Amanda Seyfried inviting the city to join them for a drink …

'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 …

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 …

'Outsiders' cast enjoys filming in Pittsburgh

New rural family drama &ldquo;Outsiders&rdquo; is filming its first season in Pittsburgh for airing&nbsp;next year on WGN America.

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

After the state awarded a film tax credit for the project last September, the Lionsgate movie called “The Last Witch Hunter” starring Vin Diesel is …

“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 …

How 31st Street Studios Brought Hollywood to Pittsburgh

By Andrea Bosco<p><b>With major motion pictures like “Jack Reacher,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” and “Unstoppable,” 31st Street Studios</b> is spearheading the …

Pittsburgh Tries to Keep Its Budding Movie Role

City Has Become a Center of Production, but Future of Tax Incentives Is Uncertain<p>PITTSBURGH—This former steel city has become a center of movie and television production, but the uncertain future of state tax incentives has advocates concerned that the region could soon lose that starring …

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 …

31st Street Studios reeling in big flicks

It’s an urban development success story with blockbuster potential.<p>Where a steel mill and a methadone clinic used to be, adjacent to the city’s …