MFS In The News

Mobile Film School Puts Fundraising Efforts Into High Gear

The Mobile Film School is putting its fundraising efforts into high gear!

In February 2007, we’ll be rolling our Pilot Program to Manor, Texas, where trailblazing students will attend our very first one-week intensive workshop. While we get our Airstream trailer wired and ready, we need your help to get the wheels in motion…

Listen! CBS Radio Interview

Check Out Details About MFS In This Radio Interview with Lisa McWilliams: In spite of the early morning hour, on a Sunday during SXSW, Joseph Dane managed to get a pretty thorough information out of me on CBS radio.

Hear the whole interview (mp3, 16MB), or read a transcript by choosing from the attachments to this posting.

Producer Sends Mobile Film School to new territory - Austin Business Journal, May 2006

Lisa McWilliams is hoping to get her show on the road.

For several years, the film producer -- whose credits include indie documentary "Before the Music Dies" -- has wanted to craft a nonprofit that could travel the country and teach rural residents about filmmaking. Now McWilliams says the project, dubbed the Mobile Film School, is poised to launch.

Moving Pictures: Mobile Film School Brings Big Dreams to Small Towns - Austin Monthly, May 2006

A restless kid with big dreams escapes his dead-end hometown to become a Hollywood star - it's the classic L.A. fairy tale. But Lisa McWilliams believes some of the nation's best stories are just waiting to be told in America's small towns.

Tour Guide - Filmmaker: The Magazine of Independent Film

Do you live in the back of beyond and lack the resources to properly learn the art of filmmaking? Well, take heart -- the Mobile Film School may drive into your town soon.

Once the Mobile Film School takes to the road in 2003, some would-be filmmakers will encounter a traveling movie studio designed to teach filmmaking and to mentor under-served people in urban and rural areas like the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.