FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – RE: SHORE MORTGAGE 770 S. ADAMS BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN 48009 248.433.3300 www.shoremortgage.com CONTACT: ANGIE BOURNIAS FOR SHORE MORTGAGE 313.881.3021 firstname.lastname@example.org TAKING A CUE FROM MICHIGAN’S GROWING MOVIE INDUSTRY, SHORE MORTGAGE ANNOUNCES “SHOW US YOUR SHORE” ORIGINAL FILM COMPETITION… SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED 5/3-6/14 Seeking 3 minute creative heartfelt messages by renters, homeowners to win $3000 prizes in each of three categories; one $3000 for overall viewers’ choice award WHO: Birmingham, Michigan – based Shore Mortgage, one of the largest FHA mortgage originators in the country, issues call to action for filmmakers who are asked to submit fun, creative, emotional, interactive three minute videos explaining their feelings about home ownership, current and potential. Judges include: . Lisa Zahodne, President and COO, Specs Howard School of Media Arts Jim Wang, Founder and editor of Bargaineering.com, a personal finance blog that begin five years ago with the goal of educating others about the complicated topics in the personal finance world. The site has gained attention in national media, both print and electronic. Jo-Allison Floyd, Account Executive, Grace & Wild, providing account Service to the company’s advertising agency clientele, as well as generating New business. Floyd has also held positions as promotion manager and Producer at television stations in Toledo, Ohio, and Detroit markets. Anonymous Blogger, Free Money Finance, Founder and editor. This anonymous blog talks about finances in a simple, easy-to-understand manner allowing the reader to manage his or her finances. The blog delivers opinions about money management strategies experienced by the editor. WHAT: “Show Us Your Shore” video contest open to persons 18 years and older living in any one of the 50 United States. To enter, applicants must create up to a three minute video from the following categories: . Coming Ashore – category for those who do not currently own their own home but dream of home ownership. Criteria – find a creative way to use emotion or humor to show why you want to own your home or how owning a home would improve your life. . Show Us Your Shore – category focuses on owning a home, what makes it a “home” and what it means to be a homeowner. . Shore Family Reunion – category calls all past and present Shore Mortgage family members to show how Shore Mortgage has positively changed your life. Show us your heartwarming, funny or exciting story about how our company has helped put a roof over your head. WHERE: ALL completed entries are to be MAILED to: Show Us Your Shore Submission 770 S. Adams Birmingham, MI 48009 ALL entries must be accompanied by the official entry form as well as video contest waiver and release forms signed by each participant in the film. ALL rules, forms and details are available at www.shoremortgage.com WHEN: Entries to the contest will be accepted between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) May 3 and 11:59 p.m. EST June 14, 2010 WHY: Home is where your heart is…sentimental, emotional, humorous, interactive…there are so many words to describe what it means to own your own home, what it means to have a goal of home ownership and how Shore Mortgage has helped achieve this goal. Shore’s management invites all filmmakers to participate, to submit applications with original three minute videos that must be mailed by June 14, 2010. Editors’ note: Shore executives are available for interview concerning home ownership and related mortgage industry topics. In addition, media partnerships are also available by contacting Angie Bournias at 313.881.3021 or email@example.com.