MPI graduate Sam Kadi, who graduated Motion Picture Institute in 2007, was awarded Best Foreign Feature Documentary at the 2016 International Family Film Festival. The award was for his documentary Little Gandhi, which was filmed in war torn Syria. Sam had previously directed and produced the award winning feature film The Citizen in 2013.
The Movie Business is the Entrepreneur Business, and if you are a Filmmaker or Actor make no mistake: You are an Entrepreneur. What is an Entrepreneur? The definition of an entrepreneur is someone who starts and runs their own...
You've heard it before. "Getting work in the film industry is all about networking. It's all about who you know." But, what exactly does that mean? How do you go about meeting the people who will help you get those desirable...
For most majors, you go to a four-year university, get a paid internship, get a job after graduation, start at the bottom and work your way up. And while that clear-cut path is sufficient for a future Accountant or Veterinarian, it doesn’t...
MPI's Annual Auditions: For The Novice and Seasoned Actor Alike Thinking about whether or not it will be worth your time and effort to come out and audition for our students' films this year? Although the roles are unpaid, here are...
Is it cheaper to take the "no film school" route and teach yourself filmmaking? Or, would it be easier on your budget to find an affordable film school and spend the time learning in a structured environment?
Barry Sanders in Confident spot is quarterbacked by Nate Sherfield
Tomaki Boaz wrote and directed this spec piece for Chevrolet to add to his ever growing directors' reel.
Scarlet's Chop - A detective thriller written, directed and shot by the Motion Picture Institute Film Camp 2017 students.
Announcing the winner of the 2017-18 Motion Picture Production scholarships
Heidi Philipsen's film nominated for awards; Actress Gus Birney interviewed for TV Over Mind.
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