The 2017 Made-In-Michigan Film Festival has accepted five MPI alumni films into their three day festival. These films include Rob Butler's sports drama The Girl on the Mat, Andy Bisaha's drama-thriller Devout, Ashray Dravidian's experimental film Interlude, Molade Balogun's dark comedy Menacing Matrimony, and Aric Prebelich's science fiction Surreptitious. Rob Butler graduated in 2007, Andy Bisaha in 2013, Ashray Dravidian 2014, and Aric and Molade graduated this recent year, 2016. Many MPI alumni also made up much of the cast and crew on these films. The festival showcases films made exclusively from the state of Michigan. Located in Frankenmuth, the films will all be shown on Saturday, February 4th, with the exception of Surreptitious, which will be the following day, on Sunday February 5th. You can find the full listing, and ticket information at http://www.madeinmichiganfilmfestival.org/. Below is a trailer for Molade's Menacing Matrimony.
Q&A interview with Bryan Hopkins who was hired to make a promotion video for Sunrise of Africa School in Kenya.
Motion Picture Actors Program '17 Graduation
One Last Time
Movement Festival Documentary produced by Motion Picture Institute grad Marco Aluia
The Hollywood Reporter and Variety cover the news of Josh's script getting produced
President/CEO Douglas Schulze introduces Audition Attendees to the Motion Picture Actors Program
MPI grad Josh Wagner completes documentary on famed Gong Show winner
Legendary sci-fi horror actor at Motion Picture Institute
Big budget Detroit production, Transformers: The Last Knight set to be released this summer
MPI acquires three RED Scarlet-W Cameras
MPI alumnae meets with Justin Trudeau and Canadian Parliament members about his film
Allen Maldonado will play alongside Tracy Morgan in upcoming comedy series
Acting Instructor John Foreman stars in an inspiration drama short that will be shown this Wednesday
MPI's popular Screenwriting Instructor receives contract for Disney based book
Behind the scenes media coverage of Mimesis sequel
5 years since graduating, Ian Bensman ('11) is still working and striving towards dreams
Aric Prebelich's award winning thesis film successfully enters festival circuit.