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MPI Graduate Sam Kadi: Set to Direct 'Tulsa Burning' Adaptation

Sam Kadi is a 2007 graduate of the Motion Picture Institute. Upon graduating from MPI, Sam has worked as a Director.  

 

He directed the Cary Elwes-starrter The Citizen (2012) and the documentary Little Ghandi (2016), is attached to helm the adaptation. Kadi will also produce, with Melodie Garneau and Noel Jacobs serving as executive producers through their Fire Rainbow Productions banner. Production is set to begin on location in Oklahoma.

 

What Type Of Film Student Are You?

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Love & Vodka: An MPI Alumni Feature Film

MPI Alumni, Heidi Philipsen (Class of 2007), launches the kick-off of her feature film, "LOVE & VODKA."   A team of native Michiganders and University of Michigan alumni have partnered with the Ann Arbor Distilling...

Meet MPI's Newest Instructor: Ric Viers

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The Lost Art Of The Professional Courtesy

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MPI Graduate with Autism Realizes Dream

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