stories that we love
A person who is expected to lose
a victim of social or
Not appreciated or valued enough
Swept Under the Rug
To ignore, deny, or conceal from public view or knowledge something that is embarrassing, unappealing, or
damaging to one's reputation.
TO HELP THE WORLD TAKE BACK HUMANITY
by providing examples of how it's been done before and how we, as a society, can do it again.
why we love doing it
MPact Pictures focuses on real stories and real people, who in their own way, have made an impact on the world and influenced our lives as we know it today.
Each project sponsors a non-profit that is directly related to the project subject or topic. We are dedicated to advocate love, compassion, kindness, inclusion and we always root for the underdog.
To produce top quality marketable and relevant content and create platforms that will positively impact its audiences.
PROJECTS UNDER DEVELOPMENT
Book Optioned Series
"Masters of the Air" meets the spies of the French Resistance
An American pilot's account of evasion from the Nazis with the help of the Underground in occupied France. Based on the non-fiction book Walkout by Henry C. Woodrum
Supporting: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Veteran org TBD
"Panache de Vendome"
The "Downton Abbey" of wartime Paris
The staff of the world-famous Ritz Paris struggle to maintain their distinguished reputation as they battle the Nazi elite during the Occupation, while local artists frequent the bar to cope with creative censorship.
Supporting: ACLU, the World Jewish Congress
The Trumbo of Make-up Artists
The Jewish immigrant life story of inventor Max Factor Sr., from Russia to the Golden Age of Hollywood, where he becomes the father of modern "make-up" and changes glamour in the moving pictures forever...
Supporting: ADL, International Institute of LA (IILA) & the Beauty Bus Foundation (LA)
"Chaplin" - a woman's version
Based on the book Lois Weber in Early Hollywood by Shelley Stamp. One of America's first female writer/producer/directors in Hollywood, who served as the Mayor of Universal City and went on to become the first woman to be inducted into the Motion Picture Director's Association.
"Versailles" meets "Wolf Hall" meets "The Empress"
A Fabergé egg's journey through a Jewish jeweler's lens during Imperial Russia at the Tsar’s Palace and the persecution escape route he takes to America.
Inspired by the true story of my friend’s Great Great Grandfather who worked at Fabergé and created various jewelry pieces for the Tsar and Tsarina
before escaping to America.
"The Office" meets "Superstore" with a twist of "Modern Family"
A fictional comedy based on a Rotary club experience, the international non-profit service organization.
To discover the humanity in society’s most vilified people in an attempt to lean away from judgement and into compassion.
Written and Performed by
Erin Elizabeth Burns
Contact: David Tenzer, Esq., Ph 310-471-0791