Mission Pictures International

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Mission Pictures International (MPI) is a foreign sales, finance, and distribution company specializing in family and faith-based entertainment for mainstream audiences worldwide.


Mission Pictures International was founded in 2008 by entertainment industry veterans Cindy Bond and Chevonne O'Shaughnessy.[1]

The company specializes in distributing family friendly films such as Like Dandelion Dust, based on the Karen Kingsbury novel, and starring Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper.[2]

In 2011 MPI picked up foreign rights for the Hallmark Channel original movie The Shunning, starring Danielle Panabaker,[3] as well as two new feature films, The 5th Quarter, starring Aidan Quinn and Andie MacDowell, and Seven Days in Utopia, starring Robert Duvall.[4]

The company maintains offices in Studio City and Van Nuys, California, USA.

Films distributed by MPI[edit]


  1. ^ Jeremy Kay (11 November 2008). "O'Shaugnessy, Bond launch production & sales outfit Mission Pictures". Screen Daily. Emap Ltd. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  2. ^ John W. Kennedy (2 August 2011). "Cindy Bond and Chevonne O’Shaughnessy are on a faith-filled cinematic mission". beliefnet. Beliefnet, Inc. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mission Pictures International Signs on to 'Beverly Lewis's The Shunning,' An Original Hallmark Movie with Sony Pictures' Affirm Films". Christian News Wire. Christian Communication Network. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Jeremy Kay (5 November 2011). "Mission Pictures International adds pair of new titles". Screen Daily. Emap Ltd. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 

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