Film Contest and Salt Lake Comic Con
The Utah Film Commission is calling for entries for its new 'Spot On' commercial contest. The object of the contest is to “produce and direct a 30 second commercial that promotes Utah as a viable place to make motion pictures.”
The Film Commission adds this detail:
Contestants may submit individual spots or campaign style commercials. Up to eight (8) winning commercials will be chosen to represent the Utah Film Commission in the upcoming year. The winning spots will air on broadcast television during the Sundance Film Festival. A panel of judges consisting of motion picture and advertising professionals, will choose the winning commercials.
Utah is a premier place to shoot all filmed entertainment! Utah has world-class locations. Utah has a crew base that is second to none. Utah is an hour and a half from Los Angeles. Utah has a large talent pool.
See this Utah Policy article for details. Also see the Film Commission's website.
Salt Lake Comic Con
Calling all geeks, science fiction and comic enthusiasts!
The 2013 Salt Lake Comic Con will be held September 5-7 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Promoters think it will attract it will be as high or higher than any other first year comic convention ever held in the U.S.
The official website has details, a schedule of events and an impressive list of special guests. The list of spotlight guests includes:
- Henry Winkler
- William Shatner
- Adam West
The website provides this additional details.
Salt Lake Comic Con and GEEX
The GEEX Gaming and Electronics Expo has been a long running and well loved event in Salt Lake City, but this year we are adding all the excitement and flair of today’s Comic Book and Entertainment Conventions. The result is a whole that is a lot more fun than its parts… your one stop event for the best in Gaming, Comics, TV, Movies, Technology and Pop Culture.