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Posted on Sat, Sep 7, 2013 : 7:03 a.m.

Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout to host informational mixer

By Jenn McKee

The second annual Ypsi 24 Hour Shootout - a contest in which filmmakers have 24 hours to make and submit a short film that includes various elements announced at the starting time - is scheduled to happen September 27-29, but those who want to find out more, or network with other local filmmakers, should consider attending a anticipatory mixer for the event, happening on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

A press release contains complete details:

What: The 2nd annual YPSI 24-Hour Film Shootout returns to downtown Ypsilanti, Michigan in September. To officially kick off the event, organizers are convening the YPSI 24 Mixer at the MIXParty at 6:30-9 p.m. on September 11th at MIX (130 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti), and is open to all. The Mixer will be hosted by MIX, and munchies catered by The Wurst Bar of Ypsilanti. All are welcome to meet and greet with filmmakers, film lovers, and other artisans learn more about the YPSI 24-Hour Film Shootout.

When: The Shootout Mixer kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

Where: MIX, 130 W. Michigan Avenue, in downtown Ypsilanti

The YPSI 24-Hour Film Shootout is a community event for filmmakers to create a short film and share it at a community screening in downtown Ypsilanti that brings together filmmakers and film lovers. And there will be cash prizes for the winners!

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Jenn McKee is an entertainment reporter for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.