The Perks of Being a Wallflower Writer/Director Stephen Chbosky 

On October 24th, Steeltown Entertainment Project hosted our Steeltown Spotlight Series Event with novelist, screenwriter, and film director, Stephen Chbosky.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower writer/director connected with the 300-plus audience in a way that was inspiring, significant, and conversational; Often carrying on a congenial dialogue with audience members who asked for guidance.

Chbosky’s talk focused upon the importance of kindness, perseverance, perusing one’s own path and how all of that impact his life and career. Through his own personal stories he has encouraged the audience to not give up on their work nor their dreams, no matter how large the obstacles. Steeltown was truly privileged to have hosted such a caring and knowledgeable professional. The event was co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s Film Studies program and Pitt in Hollywood.

Steve’s other projects include Rent (Writer, Screenplay) and CBS’s Jericho (Writer/Executive Producer).