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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...

DAFT Media Literacy Workshop for Educators

DAFT Media Literacy Workshop for Educators Motion Picture Institute is proud to be hosting the upcoming DAFT Media Literacy Workshop.  Featured Presenter - Kara Clayton, Media Studies Educator, Thurston High School, MI Council Teachers...

Alumni Film Update: Bob The Accessory Trailer

MPI Alumni Writer/ Director Matthew Tuppen (2011) has released the trailer for his new film Bob, the Accessory...click to view the trailer below! We are looking forward to seeing this film!" View The Trailer for Bob The Accessory  

Student Film Update: Lucie Gillespie

Motion Picture Institute student Lucie Gillespie from Richmond recently received local media coverage from  The Voice regarding her thesis film called "Ashes".  Below are some excerpts from the article along with images and...

September Directors Cut

Film Reviews   Motion Picture Institute Alumnus and award winning film maker Robert Butler takes us on a journey of his reviews of the following films: Frank Calvary Boyhood Alumni Film Update:   Batman vs....