From grants to workshops, the Moving Picture Institute's talent development programs
give filmmakers the opportunities they
need to succeed.

filmmaker grants

The Moving Picture Institute's Rising Filmmaker Program provides grants to support the films and career development of filmmakers who are committed to telling stories about human freedom. Learn more. Application deadline: Rolling

intern Placements

The Moving Picture Institute's Hollywood Career Launch program places students and recent graduates in internship positions at major studios, production companies, and on film sets. Learn more. Application deadline: Rolling


The Moving Picture Institute's masterclasses connect our network with top professionals from across the entertainment industry. Learn more. Application deadline: Rolling


The Moving Picture Institute offers virtual screenwriting workshops throughout the year. Learn more. Next application deadline: 12.08.17

cinematography Workshop

The Moving Picture Institute's five-day cinematography workshop, MOVINGPICTURE: CRAFT, gives filmmakers hands-on instruction from noted cinematographers. Learn more. Application deadline: 03.15.18

editing Workshop

The Moving Picture Institute's five-day editing workshop, the Mindful Editor, immerses students in the craft of editing through instruction and hands-on experience. Learn more. Application deadline: 06.30.18