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Update on Michigan Film and Digital Media Incentives

Recent changes to Michigan’s film and digital media incentive program under Public Act 396 of 2014 (enacted on December 26, 2014) offer new statutory guidelines that will be in effect for all applications and pending applications with the...

2014 - Year In Review

2014 was a tremendous year at Motion Picture Institute.  Our graduates and alumni achieve so much this past year.  Here are just a few of the highlights from this year:  Award winning filmmaker Robert Butler provided so many...

Movie Night Moved to February 27

Movie Night has been moved to Friday, February 27. The Motion Picture Institute in Troy is launching a monthly movie night on their campus to showcase the work of its award winning filmmaker alumni.  The Filmmakers will be in attendance...

Animal Rescue League Donations

Motion Picture Institute is collecting donated items from the wish list below from December 1 through Saturday, December 6 for the Almost Home Animal Rescue League. Please take a moment to review the Wish List below and bring any of these items...

Motion Picture Institute Holiday Hours

The entire staff at Motion Picture Institute wishes you and your family a happy Thanksgiving. Our schedule will be as follows for the Thanksgiving Holiday Week: Monday - Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday - Open 9:00 a.m. to 10:30...

Inside A Motion Picture Audio Lab

How do motion pictures get such great sound quality?  In a professional Audio Lab like the one you will see during Saturday's Open House from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Learn from our instructors and alumni the important role that...

See A World-Class Film Editing Lab

Where will you edit your first film?  How about right here! During Saturday's Open House from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. you will see our Film Editing Lab and learn how our alumni use these tools to create their own award winning...

A One Of A Kind Film Studio

Tour the 6,000 Sq. Ft. sound stage during our Open House this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ask our Instructors and Alumni about the hundreds of films that were created here. From course curriculum to career opportunities our...

Behind The Scenes of Lampe

Meet Dude 1 and Dude 2, the instructors, and behind the scenes cast of the short film "Lampe" from Motion Picture Institute Summer Film Camp. Behind The Scenes of Lampe  

Short Film Lampe From Summer Film Camp

Student filmmakers at our Summer Film Camp created an extraordinary short film called "Lampe".   There is a copy of a particular prop from a very famous movie in this short film.  Do you know what it...

The Making of High Tech Haunting

The Summer Film Camp at Motion Picture Institute was a real success and our students were extremely happy with the production of their short film "High Tech Haunting."  Go behind the scenes in the video below to learn more about...

Hi-Tech Haunting From Our Summer Film Camp

Hi-Tech Haunting is a short film that was produced during the Motion Picture Institute Summer Film Camp from July 21 - July 25, 2014 and was written, produced, directed and shot by 20 high school aged students on the the Motion Picture Institute...

Motion Picture Institute Graduating Class of 2014!

Motion Picture Institute would like to congratulate the graduating class of 2014.  Our graduates screened their amazing student films at eMagine Theater in Novi this past Sunday, October 19th for friends, family and the public.   Meet our...