On February 24th, while the rest of the world is watching the Oscars®, the next generation of talented teenagers in Pittsburgh will be attending Pittsburgh’s Teen Oscar® Party to celebrate the Pittsburgh-Hollywood connection and learn how they can make their own movies to change the world.
This special event, hosted by Steeltown Entertainment Project as part of the third annual Take a Shot at Changing the World digital media competition, will take place at the Heinz History Center from noon to 2:00 PM, and doors open at 11:00 AM. Middle school and high school students and educators around the region are invited to participate and find out how they can enter the Take A Shot Contest to win from over $10,000. Festivities will include a Pittsburgh-Hollywood trivia contest, cool prizes, and free pizza. Students will also learn filmmaking tips from Hollywood professionals, see footage from Pittsburgh-related films, and be inspired to make their own movies. The event is FREE and open to the general public. RSVPs are encouraged. Please email Rachel@steeltown.org to reserve your seat, or call 412-251-0890 for more information.