3 Steeltown Film Factory finalists revealed

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .

Drumroll ... and the Steeltown Film Factory finalists are:  Heather Gray, “Life After Deaf”; Dennis Schebetta, “My Date With Adam”; and Glenn Syska, “The Sketch.
A winner will be chosen May 11 at the final event at Carnegie Mellon University’s Purnell Center for the Arts, Chosky Theatre. Judges have yet to be named. 
Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., the event will start at 11 a.m. 
CMU drama students will do a live table read of the three short scripts with $30,000 and the chance to turn that screenplay into a short film at stake. 
The event will be held in memory of Ellen Weiss Kander, Steeltown’s co-founder and founding executive director. A tribute film to her will debut and the top prize once again is being called the Ellen Weiss Kander Award. 
Go to to buy tickets or read more about the finalists. 

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