The Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Cadillac are launching Make Your Mark, a short-film competition open to producers nationwide. A segment of the winning producer's short --with producer's credit--will air on ABC TV as part of a national Cadillac :30 Oscar spot on February 22, 2015. A registration fee of $100 goes to the Producers Guild Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity; only the first 500 entries will be accepted.
The competition honors the work of the late great Saul Zaentz (“The English Patient,” “Amadeus,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”). "I’m sure that the work that comes out of this competition would make Saul proud," said "Cuckoo's Nest" producer Michael Douglas, who joins short competition judges Kathy Bates (“At Play in the Fields of the Lord"), Danny DeVito (“One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest”), PGA president Hawk Koch (“Source Code"), Gary Lucchesi (“The Lincoln Lawyer"), Lori McCreary ("Invictus"), and Chris Moore (“Good Will Hunting").
Details on how to participate in the Make Your Mark competition: