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Meet The Dog Fighter at The Detroit Zoo

You attended Doggy Con...   You saw the Dog Fighter Red Carpet premier...   Now, meet the star of the upcoming Feature Documentary the "Dog Fighter" live and in person!  Invite your friends and family to the Detroit...

U.S Theatrical Release for The Citizen

The U.S theatrical release of "The Citizen" by Sam Kadi has been set for Friday Setpember 27.   Several markets in Michigan will host the opening of the film including Emagine Theaters in Novi and Canton.  (Other theaters may...

Student Quotes From Summer Film Camp

"The film camp really helped me learn more about the specific things you do as editing, camera, lighting etc. It was less focused on the acting but more on everything else in film making, including script writing and set design. That was a lot...

Superman Batman Movie Set To Film In Michigan

The upcoming Superman-Batman movie has recently been approved for film incentives by the Michigan Film Office.   The film by Warner Brothers will feature two of the most popular superheroes from the DC Comics series, Batman and...

Summer Film Camp Recap

The students had a blast developing ideas and expressing them through the craft of filmmaking at the Motion Picture Institute High School Summer Filmmaking Camp! From conceptualizing and brainstorming in pre-production to editing in...

Calling All Actors In Michigan

Last Call For Acting Program Enrollment The Acting Program through Motion Picture Institute is a fun and challenging class for any actor that wishes to begin their career in the feature film industry and have a close-knit, learning environment...

Detroit Zombie Con Thank You

  Detroit Zombie Con was a complete success the weekend of August 17 and 18 at Motion Picture Institute.   We would like to thank the countless volunteers, vendors, attendees, special guests, and of course all of the well-dressed...

Top 10 Reasons To Be At Detroit Zombie Con

  It's 2 Full Days of EVERYTHING Zombie and Horror! Meet horror screen legends Courtney Gains (Children of The Corn), David Emge (Dawn of The Dead), and Scott H. Reiniger (Dawn of The Dead)! Pay homage to the 35 year...

The MAKO Project

2012 MPI graduate; Matthew Tuppen is hitting the road this Sunday, August 18th  with partner Niko Monjarez and cameraman Noah Sexton to film a documentary, that is evocative artistically and inspirational. In Matthew's own words, he describes...

Dreadlock Mike: This Is Ours

Directed and edited by Motion Picture Institute Graduate Colin Duerr   Dreadlock Mike: This Is Ours from Colin Duerr on Vimeo. Two of the city's most recognizable residents are believed to be dead following at hit and run early Saturday...

Doggy Con 2013 a Complete Success

Thank You!   Motion Picture Institute would like to take the opportunity to thank the attendees, guests, speakers, sponsors, vendors, and those who so graciously donated their time to help make Doggy Con a complete success this past...