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LDS Motion Picture Studio



  • Existence: 1990-

Administrative History

LDS Motion Picture Studios (1953) is a motion picture production studio in Provo, Utah, owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The company was founded in 1953 as the BYU Motion Picture Studios, but later separated from the University and in 1991 became LDS Motion Picture Studios, a directly operated function of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The studios produce films for missionary work, educational purposes, home and family use, and other church-related purposes.


Video and audio tapes held by the BYU Archives, 1949- (name not given)

Phone call to the Studio, 5/7/97 (management of the Studio transferred to the LDS Church in 1990; official name changed to LDS Motion Picture Studio)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Office of the President correspondence with Auxiliary Services, 1980-1989

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1030 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence with Auxiliary Services regarding media services including broadcast services and the Motion Picture Studio. Includes invitations to President Holland to speak on shows and scheduling efforts. Also contains correspondence regarding the ROTC and Holland's duties as a reviewing officer. Additional correspondence with the bookstore covers financial records and payments in addition to board meeting concerns. Materials date from 1980 to 1989.
Dates: 1980-1989