S3 Entertainment Group Partners with ROUSH Performance Products to Offer Custom Michigan Vehicles for Film Productions
By: Identity Team
DETROIT, November 19, 2009 – S3 Entertainment Group (S3), Michigan’s largest feature film and episodic television production company, has partnered with Livonia, Mich.-based specialty-vehicle company ROUSH Performance Products to spotlight custom vehicles in Michigan film and television productions. Jeffrey Spilman, managing partner of S3, made the announcement.
To kick off the partnership, S3 is featuring several ROUSH 427R 2010 Ford Mustangs in The Wannabes, the first television series to ever be completely filmed in the state of Michigan. The Wannabes, a “tween” television series stars Savvy, a pop sensation that has toured extensively with Radio Disney, has been shooting in Howell and has helped put many Michigan residents to work. ROUSH will also be providing propane-powered vehicles to The Wannabes and to be used in future productions led by S3.
“S3 is thrilled to work together with ROUSH to showcase the best in Michigan made vehicles, products and services in films,” said Spilman. “The growing Michigan film industry offers the perfect platform for ROUSH to present its custom vehicles to a larger audience.”
“We’re excited to break into television with The Wannabes as that is the type of program which is suitable for all members of the family and will have lasting appeal,” said Joe Thompson, vice-president and general manager of ROUSH Performance. “The ROUSH Mustangs play a recurring role and we are excited to be working with S3 Entertainment Group on this project, and hopefully others in the future.”
Click to view and download photos of the ROUSH 427R 2010 Ford Mustangs on the set of The Wannabes, a production by S3 Entertainment Group
About S3 Entertainment Group
S3 Entertainment Group (S3) is a Michigan-based production company and a premier liaison in bringing film productions into Michigan. With additional offices in California and Georgia, S3 serves as a gateway to help filmmakers get everything that they need in Michigan in order to have a successful production experience. S3’s wide variety of services includes production services; film finance and more. S3 also provides expert analysis of productions to take full advantage of Michigan’s film related tax credits. S3 has worked on many of the films that have shot in Michigan and was the local producer for Clint Eastwood’s film, Gran Torino.
About ROUSH Performance Products
Based in Livonia, Mich., “The Art of Performance Engineering” takes place at ROUSH Performance. To get a look behind the scenes at what goes on at ROUSH and how the vehicles are designed, manufactured and produced logon to www.ROUSHtv.com. For more information see your local ROUSH dealer, visit www.ROUSHperformance.com or telephone toll-free (800) 59-ROUSH. Follow us on Twitter @_ROUSH_ or Facebook at www.Facebook.com/roushperformance.
*”ROUSH” is a registered trademark of ROUSH Performance Products, Inc., or its related entities. “427R” is a trademark of ROUSH Performance Products, Inc., or its related entities.
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