Helping people coming out of prison with Recovery, Vocational Training in a faith-based environment

Things are progressing at Miracle Mountain.    Tons of clean up is being done.   Still a lot to do.   We are having a fundraiser to help with all three of our programs, in-Jail, Alumni and Miracle Mountain.   It will be an evening of clean comedy and dinner.  It is on November 20th […]

Interesting Perspective


Most all of the equipment we use in our program has been donated. Much it from 20th Century Fox and their former employees. None of it is new, all of it used; during this equipment’s life it has been used on some of the biggest movies and television series, but now it has blemishes on it…   […]

April 2014 News and Updates


Earlier this March, HOLLYWOOD IMPACT STUDIOS was honored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.  We were privileged to receive this certificate from Supervisor Mike Antonovich and the rest of the board.   Cyndi was unable to attend, so our graduate and new instructor Charlie Roseland stood in for her.  Supervisor Antonovich made a joke after […]

February 2014 News & Updates


Two weeks ago we had our final video shoot for the end of semester #14.  We decided to do something a little different – we interviewed Charles Roseland for a new web series called “CHOOSING A NEW PATH” which we plan to launch on Hollywood Impact TV. We had a few new instructors that helped […]

Choosing a New Path – Leaving the Bars Behind


This is a new segment for our blog about the alumni of HOLLYWOOD IMPACT STUDIOS who are choosing a new path – one that leaves prison and jail behind. It is intended to be of help to our students who have recently left jail/prison or are about to, so they can see how the men before them […]

4th Annual Angel Tree Event


Last week we had another terrific Angel Tree Gift giveaway event, our 4th.  For those who may not be aware of  the Angel Tree Program, it is part of Prison Fellowship.  Studies continue to show that if an incarcerated parent can keep and build a relationship with their children, the likelihood of their children becoming incarcerated drops […]

HIS December Update


We’re back in the classroom after a brief break between semesters.   Semester #14 is underway with 30 new student/inmates meeting in our classroom #42.   This seems like a very enthusiastic group who are eager to learn.   We’ll be updating you as we move through the semester.   Welcome back and thank you to all of […]

HIS – October Update


A couple of weeks ago we produced our Semester 13 final video project. For some, you may remember that this semester we were teaching live story telling in our class. So this final video project was to “film” our students telling those stories in front of a live audience. It was a terrific show, complete […]

Working on the Outside


Two weeks ago HOLLYWOOD IMPACT STUDIOS had a real production that actually was a paying job…  Yes, we got hired for a production job which was terrific because we were actually able to hire and pay many of our Hollywood Impact Studios Alumni who are out of jail and doing well.   We shot all day out at Melody Ranch […]

HIS- News & Updates


Our semester is going very well so far.   Gary has just finished his “The Business of  Television” class. Stan, Luke and Branden are heavily into the their editing classes. Next week we start camera taught my director of photographer Ryan.  The guys always love his class.