The Perils of Growing Up Flat-Chested is the quirky coming of age the story of Katya, a sixteen year old girl determined to improve her bust size before a study date with her science lab partner.
The Perils of Growing Up Flat Chested was filmed entirely on location in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania by a talented assembly of filmmakers living right here in Pittsburgh. The film features SAG Actress, Irene Choi, who is known for her role as "Asian Annie" on NBC's Community and James Wolpert.
The film was captured on the beautiful Arri Alexa digital cinema camera which give the film an incredible dynamic and cinematic look.
Check out a quiet moment with the crew on their last day on set!:
About the Competition Winner Yulin Kuang
Yulin Kuang will be graduating this May from Carnegie Mellon University, where she has spent the past four years studying screenwriting and film. She has written, directed, and produced a number of short films, as well as collaborated on two webseries projects: Zombie College Musical and TVTropes.org's Echo Chamber. Her senior thesis film, "First Kiss", was a finalist in the 2011 Steeltown Film Factory Competition and will premiere later this spring. Yulin spent this past summer interning in television production with the Disney-ABC Television Group, and currently serves as an executive member of the CMU Film Club. Working in film production has given her the opportunity to explore the many neighborhoods and outer boroughs of Pittsburgh, and she is incredibly grateful to have had this diverse city as a playground for the past four years.
STEELTOWN FILM FACTORY 2nd Place Winner:
ECHO TORCH (Revision 1)
Original Script: ECHO TORCH
A photographer discovers a special light, the ECHO TORCH, which can both reveal and harm paranormal spirits.
STEELTOWN FILM FACTORY 3rd Place Winner:
Scott Peters & Anthony Poremski
ESCAPE FROM ST. QUENTIN'S (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: ESCAPE FROM ST. QUENTIN'S
Danny, the ten year old mischievous genius, attempts to escape from St. Quentin's Church during Sunday mass to play football with his friends. In order to get out, he'll need to trick his overbearing parents, avoid the death stare of the nun, and wiggle through a tiny window in the church's storage room. With his cunning and artful preparation he may have a chance unless unexpected complications sideline him for all eternity...or at least another hour.
STEELTOWN FILM FACTORY Quarter Finalists Scripts:
(*In no specific order)
BEGINNING CHEMISTRY (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: BEGINNING CHEMISTRY
A neighborhood loner helps a young science nerd solve a bullying problem, only to receive a larger gift in return.
THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT
Scott Frobel is given an odd birthday present from his brother's girlfriend, and said present sets in motion a chain of events that ends with its giver in the hospital with amnesia.
MARCELLUS MORGAN (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: MARCELLUS MORGAN
A tall tale telling Texas lease-hound for a fly-by-night natural gas explorer meets his match when he comes to small town Western Pennsylvania.
PERILS OF GROWING UP FLAT-CHESTED (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: PERILS OF GROWING UP FLAT-CHESTED
A flat-chested, 16-year-old girl is intent on seducing her science lab partner.
BAR QUIXOTE (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: BAR QUIXOTE
A meek man named Donnie spends his nights in The La Mancha Lounge reading adventure books & keeping to himself. Until one night, when he gets to live out his knightly fantasies with the help of a magical mixed drink.
LAST WILL AND LAUNDROMAT (Revision 1).pdf
Original Script: LAST WILL AND LAUNDROMAT
Andi didn't know her recently deceased grandfather, Arnold Kennelmeyer. He may have been present for all 27 years of her life, but this gruff, cigar-chewing veteran didn't want much to do with his family. Not one to mourn out of obligation, Andi decides instead to do her grandfather's laundry on the day of his wake. While at the laundromat, the ghost of Arnold pays her a visit and tries to make up for years of not communicating with his granddaughter.
BLUE TEDDY AND GREEN TEDDY GET REMARRIED (Revision 1)
Original Script: BLUE TEDDY AND GREEN TEDDY GET REMARRIED
Upon receiving a recorder for her seventh birthday, Isabelle solicits the wisdom of family and strangers about divorce. From the Children's Museum to the police station, Isabelle's adventures show the process one little girl goes through in order to understand how relationships grow and change. Although supportive of Isabelle's quest, her pre-occupied family soon realizes they too can learn something about how to relate and love.
STUDIO 7 WRESTLING (Revision 1)
Original Script: STUDIO 7 WRESTLING
A wrestling match goes very wrong when the ring collapses, and a boisterous fan and her grandson become tangled up with some very big wrestlers.
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