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COVID-19 Update & Video

  • Our current students moved immediately online on March 17, 2020
  • Virtual Visits: Enrollment tours can be scheduled on-campus or online with virtual experiences for applicants. Schedule your Virtual Visit here.

 

 

Film Festivals in Michigan

Motion Picture Institute is excited about upcoming film festivals right here in Michigan and would like to share them with you!   Detroit Dreaming Film Festival   When:  January 30 - February 2 Where: 2730 Bagley Street, Detroit,...

Films Made In Michigan

Do you know how many films have been made in Michigan?   ListChallenges.com offers 170 films that have partially, or in total, been made right here in Michigan!   Now, here is a pop quiz for all of you future actors and film...

Alumni Demo Reels: Rob Frenette

Attention aspiring film makers, we encourage you to check out this demo reel from our very own Rob Frenette at 2007 graduate of Motion Picture Institute.    Check back here soon as we will be getting an update from Rob on his current...

Donation Drive for HAVEN Shelter in Pontiac, Michigan

Motion Picture Institute will be holding a donation drive until December 20, 2013 for the HAVEN Shelter in Pontiac, Michigan.  Please forward this posting to your friends, and, help share the message on your social media accounts to help...

Explore Your Passion For Storytelling

Motion Picture Institute Summer Film Camps are designed for middle and high school students wishing to experience what it is like to work on a film production.   Students gather on the soundstage at Motion Picture Institute and train in a...

This Year's Best Performers in 11 Short Films

Making a Scene:  11 Performances   Enjoy the video below to view the year's best performers that star in 11 original (very) short films directed by Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski.     Click the image above...

Highlights From Summer Film Camp

Highlights From Summer Film Camp      This past summer, high school students from around the nation gathered valuable film experience at the High School Film camp at Motion Picture Institute.  Below are two...

Small Business Saturday November 30

We encourage you to participate in Small Business Saturday on November 30 in support of local small businesses like Motion Picture Institute.  Small Business Saturday is the day we all Shop Small and support small businesses around the...