[Movies] Ridley Scott to Produce New Sci-Fi Shorts For Online Distribution
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.11.2013
Machinima announced a partnership today with Ridley Scott to produce original sci-fi content through Machinima's online venues. The announcement revealed initial plans for twelve science fiction-themed short films. Scott will executive produce the content and will select filmmakers along with Machinima.
Machinima co-founder and CEO Allen DeBevoise said of the news, "Partnering with Ridley Scott to work with his talented directors shows Machinima's dedication to going above and beyond in delivering quality original content for our audience to embrace. By combining this unique incubation model together with our powerful partnership of established creative talent and scaled distribution to millions on Machinima, we believe new sci-fi franchises will be born."
Scott added, "RSA has always been at the forefront of creating innovative work. With new media transforming the way audiences connect with films and filmmakers, Machinima is a great partner for us as we embark on this new model of delivering original content to fans. It's a tremendous opportunity for pushing the creative boundaries for both our filmmakers and the audience."