2018 Academy Interns – Grant

2018 Academy Interns – Grant Meet Grant! He attended the 2017 Academy, and then took the Fall 2017 MU course. As an intern this year for the 2018 Academy, Grant was our behind-the-scenes videographer, doing everything from running the camera … Read More

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2018 Academy Interns – Bethany

2018 Academy Interns – Bethany Say hello to Bethany!! She attended the 2017 Academy, and then took the Fall 2017 MU course. As an intern this year for the 2018 Academy, Bethany worked under Lori on the catering crew. They … Read More

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2018 Academy Interns – Grace

2018 Academy Interns – Grace This year at the Midwest Christian Filmmakers Academy, three alumni from both the Academy AND Motion University were able to intern on set! We’d love to introduce them to you. 😀 First up is Grace! She … Read More

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MU Student Building a Successful Business

MU Student Building a Successful Business Registration for the Fall MU Course is open for just five more days. We want to share a quick story of Grant, a guy who was passionate about filmmaking and  just a year after … Read More

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Winner of Best Young Filmmaker Award Shares His MU Experience

Winner of Best Young Filmmaker Award Shares His MU Experience At MU, we love hearing the stories of our students success. First, we wanted to let you know that registration for the Fall MU Course opens on MONDAY! Recently, Micah … Read More

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Six Music Resources When You Can’t Hire a Composer

Six Music Resources When You Can’t Hire a Composer A common question the staff at Motion University hear often is “Where can I find music for my film project?” I’m happy to say that there are a lot of options … Read More

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How Do I Decide What Direction to Take In Telling the Story for Promo?

Often promo projects offer a vast range of options when it comes to telling the story. Knowing what direction to take can be difficult and confusing. Below, our instructors explain some keys in deciding how to focus and tell the … Read More

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How to Know You Have Finished Research and Are Ready to Film

How to Know You Have Finished Research and Are Ready to Film Filmmakers are by nature storytellers. But how do we decide what angle to take a story and how can we know that it will be compelling? In pre-production, … Read More

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What Equipment Should You Buy As a Beginning Filmmaker?

As a beginning filmmaker, there are a plethora of options when it comes to equipment to purchase. Cameras, lenses, lights, microphones, and the list goes on. With limited resources, what are the best investments you can make that will enhance … Read More

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How Do I Get Hired On Other Projects?

There are lots of films and projects that would be fun to be part of the crew for. But how do you find these projects, and more importantly, find the people who are putting together the crew for those projects? … Read More

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