Star Trek XI joins ten other movies and television shows to be honored at the S.E.T. Awards next month.
The films and shows included amongst the honorees include: Avatar, Extraordinary Measures, Star Trek XI, Iron Man 2, Social Network, Drop Dead Diva, Simpsons, Bones, Burn Notice, CSI: Miami, and Law & Order: SVU.
According to a press release, “The S.E.T. Awards, which are produced by the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) in collaboration with The Boeing Company as part of EIC’s Ready on the S.E.T. and… Action! initiative, honor productions for bringing attention to the fields of science, engineering, and technology.”
“The entertainment industry is magical in reaching within the popular culture, and accurate depictions are key to having young people be entertained and informed about the wonders of science, engineering and technology and how to make the world a better place,” said Brian Dyak, President, CEO and Co-Founder, Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. “The submissions being honored at the S.E.T. Awards are proof positive of the commitment within the creative community to change the perception of S.E.T.-related fields – making them an entertaining and exciting venture for today’s youth.”
“EIC, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1983 by leaders of the entertainment industry to bring the power of the industry to bear on public discourse regarding health and social issues. The organization is considered to be the chief pioneer of entertainment advocacy outreach and one of the premiere success stories in the field of entertainment education and information resources. EIC continues to provide critical and quality information for entertainment creators through innovative and time-proven methods of ‘encouraging the art of making a difference’ from within the entertainment industry.”
The S.E.T. Awards ceremony will be held on November 17 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.