MPI's Rising Filmmaker program helps filmmakers hone skills in writing, directing, and production with the hope that they will be hired and find success in the industry. We also help them refine scripts and concepts, and a select few of these we acquire and produce as MPI Originals.
Intern Placements
The Hollywood Career Launch Program is an entry-level talent-development program, placing interns with partner production companies and on sets of MPI Original Films.
Short Film Lab
This comprehensive program provides filmmakers with hands-on training and mentoring to take their initial film concepts through the process of developing, producing, and releasing a short film.
These multi-day workshops focus on a variety of filmmaking, including screenwriting and directing, taught by industry-leading professionals.
Collaboration Filmmakers Challenge
An intensive two-week filmmaking competition designed to encourage networking and collaboration among participants.
Filmmaker Network
Exclusive gatherings that enable MPI filmmakers to network while learning from industry experts.
Filmmaker Grants
Opportunities for filmmakers to work closely with MPI mentors and take part in workshops with the possibility of seeing their work produced by MPI.