One Year Hands-On Filmmaking Program in Michigan

Courses Include Screenwriting, Directing, Producing, Cinematography, Editing, Sound Mixing, and Film Production  

The Motion Picture Production Program prepares students for careers in the film industry in less than one year. Our specialized hands-on certificate program tasks students with writing, directing, shooting and editing numerous film projects.

Taught by film industry professionals our program teaches established industry methods, utilizes professional equipment and is conducted in a blended format on-line and on our professional soundstages.  Our curriculum gives each student a real world practical film training experience where they write, produce, direct and serve as production crew on numerous film projects throughout the year.  These experiences enable our students to make an informed decision on where to develop their skills and posture themselves for employment in the film industry.

For over 20 years, Motion Picture Institute students have come from around the U.S. to train in Michigan.  Our graduates hail from Chicago, Toledo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New York, Rhode Island, Austin, Dallas-TX, Memphis, Los Angeles and Atlanta.  All chose to complete their film training at Motion Picture Institute because of our professional foundation, personalized attention, access to facilities and equipment, and real world experiential filmmaking experiences they received at our school the very first day. 

To become one of those graduates, start by requesting a catalog and learn how you can train here, and go anywhere in the film industry.