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Meet the MPS Crew: Ashleigh Rudser

Meet the MPS Crew: Ashleigh Rudser

Ashleigh Rudser, Austin office Administrator, recently graduated with her BA in Media Arts from the University of North Texas.   1. How did you get your start with MPS and how long have you been with the company? In September or October of last year I began by...

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Meet the MPS Crew: Dustin Svehlak

Meet the MPS Crew: Dustin Svehlak

Dustin & Lou, hanging out. Meet Dustin Svehlak, documentary filmmaker (check out his film FUNNIEST) , chicken dad, and the newest Rental Assistant at MPS Austin! We’re very excited to have him in the camera department. When he’s not on the studio lot,...

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Q&A with Drew Xanthopoulos, DP of ‘Discreet’

Q&A with Drew Xanthopoulos, DP of ‘Discreet’

Left: Cinematographer Drew Xanthopoulos. Right: Drew and team on the set of Discreet. Discreet: “When an eccentric drifter attempts closure with his estranged mother he learns that a beastly man from his past is still alive.” Back in January, MPS Camera...

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Meet The MPS Crew: Mark Beasley

Meet The MPS Crew: Mark Beasley

Left: The first MPS camera! Mark still has that shirt. Right: The first MPS office, in 1983 (after Mark’s garage). Meet Mark Beasley, President of MPS Studios! He’s a busy guy, but he was nice enough to give us a glimpse into his world outside the studios....

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Meet The MPS Crew: Angel Ovalles

Meet The MPS Crew: Angel Ovalles

MPS Lighting Repair Tech Angel Ovalles having fun with his family. Meet Angel Ovalles, MPS Lighting Repair Technician in Dallas. In addition to being a master of lighting repair, he’s also a grill master who wishes he had a super powered computer brain. (But Angel, we...

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MPS Supported Everybody Wants Some!! Hits Theaters

MPS Supported Everybody Wants Some!! Hits Theaters

Photo credit: Van Redin MPS proudly supplied camera and lenses for Richard Linklater’s newest movie Everybody Wants Some!!, now hitting theaters across the country. The movie, which has been touted as a “spiritual sequel” to the Austin-shot 1993 film Dazed and...

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Meet The MPS Crew: Jerry Patin

Meet The MPS Crew: Jerry Patin

Jerry living the good life out on the lake! Meet Jerry Patin, MPS Dallas Grip/Driver! When he’s not out on set or driving the ten ton, he’s hanging ten out on the lake. 1. How did you get your start with MPS and how long have you been with the company?  I started at...

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Meet The MPS Crew: Gill Beasley

Meet The MPS Crew: Gill Beasley

Left: Gill on her wedding day. Right: Gill at the Arsenal stadium in London. Meet Gill Beasley, VP of Administration at MPS! When she’s not making sure all three offices run smoothly (seriously, she does everything), she’s spending time with family and friends, her...

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The 2016 AFS Grant Cycle is Open!

The 2016 AFS Grant Cycle is Open!

This in from the Austin Film Society: The AFS Grant cycle is officially open! Texas resident filmmakers can apply for up to $15,000 cash and other various in-kind grants including... the MPS Camera & Lighting Austin Production Services Grant! We award up to...

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Meet The MPS Crew: Meredith Stephens

Meet The MPS Crew: Meredith Stephens

At work: Meredith and Marc Stephens at an ASC event. At play: Meredith loves horseback riding! Meet Meredith Stephens, VP of Business Development at MPS! When she’s not coordinating the camera department or strategizing ways to help us grow, this magician is rocking...

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Meet The MPS Crew: Jason Huggins

Meet The MPS Crew: Jason Huggins

Jason on set! Meet Jason Huggins, Rental Assistant at MPS Austin! When he’s not checking to make sure our gear is in tip top shape, he’s enjoying the great outdoors, reveling in taco bliss, or getting his Fiddler-on-the-Roof on. Sometimes all three at once. 1. How did...

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