Highmark Presents, “Lights! Glamour! Action!” enters it’s 16th year as the major fundraiser for the Pittsburgh Film Office. This year’s red carpet gala , held on February 28, surpassed them all. With a new venue, The David L. Lawrence Convention Center, guest walked the 362 foot red carpet while being chosen for the “Glam Cam”.
The Renaissance City Choir performed a number of movie themes as patrons made their way into the event.
After a champagne reception, featuring a 10-foot-long ice sculpture of the Three Sisters Bridge, the doors opened to the ballroom. Inside tents offered an intimate setting of sofas, ottomans, and chandeliers. Guests enjoyed candy and popcorn stations, a martini bar, and games while the Oscar’s were televised live on big screens. Event planners Theresa Kaufman and Shari Zatman executed the event to perfection.
VIP guests included Russ Streiner, PFO’s chairman of the board of trustees, with his wife Ramona, Dawn Keezer, Director of The Pittsburgh Film Office, John and Gisele Fetterman, and Miss Pennsylvania, Elena Laquatra. To learn more about the Pittsburgh Film Office visit http://www.pghfilm.org/