Here’s a great article on our program and the upcoming Cinequest Film Festival.
Please pass it on. http://www.metroactive.com/features/spartan-films.html
Meet the Spartans
“It’s like a chemistry lab or any other training facility,” says Martinez. “We’re training the kids, with the idea of a real film at the end. It’s safe, but it’s college. You’re supposed to push the envelope.”
“You can fail,” Dallas says.
“Sometimes you do,” Martinez adds.
Dallas explains: “That’s not how we measure our success, anyway. It’s the training and the education the students get that matters. Some of their films play in Cinequest or smaller film fests. But just because some of the films Spartan makes lack that home-run quality, the students still get trained.”