|Makeup Artist Edu, http://www.makeupartistedu.org/
Among all personal care professions, makeup artistry is perhaps the one with the fewest dedicated resources for information on education and licensing. At the same time, makeup artists are subject to some of the more complex licensing laws. This inspired us to create MakeupArtistEdu.org – the first-of-its-kind dedicated resource designed for aspiring makeup artisans that may be considering careers in the salon industry, film and TV production, the wedding and special events industry, as well as the theatrical and performing arts.
|31st Street Studios, www.31ststreetstudios.com/
31st Street Studios (formerly Mogul Mind Studios) is a 270,000 + square foot, riverfront facility located within walking distance from downtown Pittsburgh in the historic Strip District. This makes for a wonderful backdrop for on-location shoots adjacent to our facility. The studio area consists of 6 Studio Spaces ranging from 7,500 square feet to over 38,000 square feet with heights of up to 55 feet. There is plenty of on-site parking, trailer space, and studio access doors. Office space is also available along with "ready-to-build-in" areas for hair and makeup rooms, wardrobe, wood shops, metal shops, paint shops, etc.
Association of Film Commissioners International
With over 300 Film Commissions on six continents, there's almost always an AFCI member office nearby to help you navigate local laws, customs and procedures. AFCI members work for the governments they represent, so they're your best choice to make your production flow smoothly- at no cost to you.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) is a national labor union representing over 70,000 performers, journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media.
|AMC LOEWS CINEPLEX ENTERTAINMENT/AMC LOEWS WATERFRONT THEATRE, www.loewstheatre.com
Cinema located at the Waterfront offering excellent movie prices and all the new releases. The Loews Club is the perfect complement to going to the movies, from the relaxed atmosphere of the Loews Club mezzanine level restaurant and lounge, to the reserved seating. It is truly a premiere experience.
|CAPWIZ - IATSE LOCAL UNION 489, www.capwiz.com/iatse489/home/
Find Your Legislator and easily contact them to support the PA Film Tax Credit Program.
Gives you exclusive insight into your legislators. From their congressional “face books” to in-depth profiles, you can learn about who is representing you and contact them directly.
|CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH, www.carnegielibrary.org
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP) provides open and free access to information that inspires people to engage in lifelong learning.
|CITY OF PITTSBURGH, www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us
Find out what events are happening in Pittsburgh, learn about projects going on in the city and what the Council is doing. It’s your resource to everything Pittsburgh.
|DOUGLAS EDUCATION CENTER, www.dec.edu
A premier career institution offering programs in digital film, special make-up effects, illustration, fantasy art and cosmetology just to name a few. Grads are prepared for careers as Producers, Editors, Gaffers, Grips, Directors, Stage Managers, Filmmakers, Set Designers, SFX Makeup Artists, Animators, Prop Fabricators, Sculptors and Mold Makers. DEC also offers the ability to match our exceptional grads with your unique staffing needs.
The Factory Sound Stage and Green Screen Facilities at Douglas Education Center - It’s affordable, flexible and spacious! Full-size drive-in sound stage. 66’ / 55’ – 3’’ hard cyclorama wall with a corner totaling 3,400 square feet of shooting space. Access our free customized staffing options (PA’s, Gaffers, Grips, Stage Manager, SFX Artists, Prop Designers, Stylists, etc.) for your project. http://www.dec.edu/pages/factoryfacility.html
|48 Hour Film Project - Pittsburgh, www.48hourfilm.com/pittsburgh
The 48 Hour Film Project is coming to Pittsburgh! In a wild, sleepless weekend, you and a team will make a movie--write, shoot, edit and score it. From scratch. In 48 hours. On Friday you'll get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. By Sunday the movie must be complete. It will show on the big screen. The best 12 Films will screen again at the awards ceremony! The winning Pittsburgh team will compete against other films to represent Pittsburgh at the 48 Hour Film Project's national screening and will compete for additional prizes. Entry instructions can be found at http://www.48hourfilm.com.
|GREATER PITTSBURGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, www.pittsburghchamber.com
The Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, the advocacy affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, is the voice of business in the Pittsburgh region. It advocates at the local, state and federal levels for an even more competitive regional business climate for new and existing companies of all sizes.
iActor is the only online casting directory featuring exclusively Screen Actors Guild talent. It is now open to paid up members 24/7 to upload their resumes, headshots, video and voice clips.
|IATSE LOCAL 489, www.iatse489.org
IATSE Local 489 represents Motion Picture Technicians, Craftsperson, and Artisans of the Greater Pittsburgh Area and Southwestern Pennsylvania.
|IATSE Local 820, www.iatse820.com
A Pittsburgh television broadcast local covering KDKA, WQED, and The Meadows Race Track.
|PENNSYLVANIA FILM OFFICE, www.filminPA.com
The Pennsylvania Film Office, as a part of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, is ready to meet your film's every need. From securing permits to finding the perfect location, the Pennsylvania Film Office will be there whenever you need them to get the job done. They're committed to coordinating efforts statewide to make every project filmed in Pennsylvania a success.
Director: Jane Saul
|PITTSBURGH FILMMAKERS, www.pghfilmmakers.org
Pittsburgh Filmmakers is one of the largest and oldest independent media arts centers in the country. They are committed to the advancement of artistic excellence in film, video, photography and digital media, and accomplish this with programs in education, artist services, community outreach and exhibition.
|Screen Actors Guild, www.sag.org
Screen Actors Guild is the nation's largest labor union representing working actors. With 20 branches nationwide, SAG represents nearly 120,000 working actors in film, television, industrials, commercials, video games, music videos and other new media. The Guild exists to enhance actors' working conditions, compensation and benefits and to be a powerful, unified voice on behalf of artists' rights. Headquartered in Los Angeles, SAG is a proud affiliate of the AFL-CIO.
|Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival, www.silkscreenfestival.org
Mission is to celebrate diversity and multi-cultural appreciation of the Asian and Asian American experience through cultural events.
|SouthSide Works Cinema, www.southsideworks.com
The South Side of Pittsburgh is best known for its unique and eclectic atmosphere offering everything from upscale ethnic restaurants to vintage antique parlors. The Cinema offers excellent prices and special offers, come see some of the most anticipated new releases.
|The Stage of Pittsburgh, http://www.thestagepgh.com/
Floor area measures 100'x70x27'. 14' loading bay. Multiple production rooms at stage level. Also includes scene dock, two private fitting rooms, hair/make-up room, five talent dressing rooms, conferent/screening room, green room, catering space, observation room and prop house.
This is the website of the official tourist promotion agency of Allegheny County. On this site, you will find up-to-date listings for hotels, activities, events, festivals, transportation, sports, cultural attractions, shops and more for Pittsburgh and Its Countryside.
|Women In Film and Media, www.WIFMPIT.com
Women In Film and Media of Pittsburgh is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film, video and other screen based media. With an emphasis on education, we serve our members and the community by providing access to opportunities in the industry and working with other non-profits dedicated to helping women and children. We are passionate about our vision to empower, promote, support, and mentor the community through a network of valuable programs, contacts and events.
|Writer's Guild of America, www.wga.org
Writers Guild of America, WGA, is a labor union composed of the thousands of writers who write the television shows, movies, news programs, documentaries, animation, CD-ROMs, and content for new-media technologies that keep audiences constantly entertained and informed.