Tag: film production

A crowdfunding website full of oddities, all here in Pittsburgh

A crowdfunding website full of oddities, all here in Pittsburgh

By Jonathan Search, Point Park News Service: Don Moyer is a graphic designer who used Kickstarter to create a China plate featuring a city being attacked by flying monkeys. Maggie Lynn Negrete used Kickstarter to finance her own comic book about a pair of princesses and their adventures. “The nice thing about Kickstarter is you meet […]

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Top 5 Films with a Pittsburgh Connection

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Top 5 Films with a Pittsburgh Connection

By Melissa Lohr The theatrical version of one of my favorite books of all time, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, was limitedly released on September 21, and it made me realize something that I hadn’t thought about before. Hollywood has turned Pittsburgh into a hot location for blockbuster movies. Does Pittsburgh turning into a […]

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Hollywood gives small businesses ‘boost’

Hollywood gives small businesses ‘boost’

By Sean McKeag Point Park News Service When Matthew Yough, owner of Bean Catering in the Southside, got a phone call to provide catered coffee services for the Tom Cruise film, “One Shot”, it was a game-changer for his business. Megan Lindsey and Tim Tobitsch, owners of the Franktuary hot dog shop downtown, were ecstatic […]

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