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Dawn Keezer

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Lights! Glamour! Action! Pittsburgh Celebrates Oscars & Local Filming

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Dawn Keezer, Director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, about their big Oscars party, as well as the latest on the state film credit.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/20/2013

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Colorado Shooting Casts Shadow Over Pittsburgh’s Gotham City Debut

The tragedy in Colorado puts a cloud over Pittsburgh’s debut in “The Dark Knight Rises.” But could there be a long term effect? This was supposed to be the day for Pittsburgh to shine on big screens all over the world. But that was before Aurora.

07/20/2012

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Film Officials Mum On Matt Damon Movie

Dawn Keezer, director of the Pittsburgh Film Office, says that a handful of movie production companies are currently scouting locations here.

02/29/2012

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Extras Casting Set To Begin For “Batman” Movie

For four weeks this summer, Hollywood is coming to Pittsburgh for the filming of the new “Batman” movie.

06/09/2011

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Film Office Slams ‘Batman’, Civic Arena Implosion Rumors

Fiore Mastrucci’s blog reports that the Civic Arena would be blown up as part of a deal between the film’s director, Pittsburgh Film Office, Sports and Exhibition Authority and the governor. That brought heated denials.

04/15/2011