DETROIT, February 26, 2010 — S3 Entertainment Group (S3), Michigan’s leading film production company and production services provider, has announced their first ever, statewide short script competition, with the winning script to be produced by S3 Entertainment at their Mich.-based film studios. Jeff Spilman, managing partner of S3, made the announcement today.
“We are proud to be launching S3’s first script competition as part of our ongoing initiative to build and showcase Michigan’s creative film community,” stated Spilman. “We are confident that there is an extraordinary amount of talent throughout Michigan and this is an opportunity to bring that talent to life.”
S3 is looking to create 100% Michigan-made projects. The competition requires entered screenplay length to be no more than 20 pages and the deadline to send in scripts is Friday, March 12th, 2010. Entered scripts will be judged by three guest film industry critics on originality of ideas, structure, talent with creating dialogue, character development, and the use of a Michigan-based storyline.
The winning script will be announced on Wednesday, March 17th with production of the short-film beginning the following week in the newly opened S3 Studios in Madison Heights, Mich. The winning film will also be shown at the first annual “S3 Entertainment Film Festival” to take place in early spring.
S3 is looking for the best and brightest writers in Michigan to enter their short scripts to help them pursue their goal of making a short film. All scripts should be sent to [email protected] in .doc format. For more information please visit www.s3eg.com.
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 offices in metro Detroit and Los Angeles, 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 a production studio; production services; equipment and gear rental; and film finance. 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.
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