Project Background


Sloss: Industry to Art, Alabama Public Television’s next documentary in the Alabama Storytellers series, explores the transition of Sloss Furnaces from its former industrial function to its current role as a center point for the modern Cast Iron Art movement. APT’s Emmy Award-winning documentary team investigates the rebirth of this timeless Birmingham industrial icon that has remained relevant for more than 100 years.

Sloss: Industry to Art is Produced and Directed by Chris Holmes with Cinematography by Justin Gaar,
Audio & Editing by Matt Whitson, Additional Editing by Paul Rogers,
and Production Management by J. Whitson

This APT Original Film is made possible by
the Generous Support of our Viewers and:

the Alabama State Council on the Arts

Alabama Iron & Steel Council

Alabama Power
A Southern Company

Alabama Humanities Foundation,
The state nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Jemison Investment Company, Inc.

National Endowment for the Arts