The Moving Picture Institute is a modern-media production house and talent incubator that creates and supports high-impact film and video content designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom.

MPI is a tax-exempt nonpartisan nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with over a decade of experience supporting independent films and filmmakers from concept development through distribution. Our in-house experts specialize in storytelling and scripting, producing, marketing, distribution strategy, and more.

Moving Picture Institute films include:

BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN, a documentary feature that was shortlisted for a “Best Documentary” Oscar nomination and won numerous festival awards. 

2081, a short adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s story, “Harrison Bergeron.” This film stars Armie Hammer. 

DREAMING AGAINST THE WORLD, a short documentary short about a Chinese artist. Directed by an Oscar nominee, this film premiered at Telluride. 

FREEDOM'S FURY, a documentary feature about a bloody 1956 Olympic water polo match. Executive producers included Quentin Tarantino and Lucy Liu. 

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