Mpower Pictures

Mpower Pictures is a film production company that specializes in the financing, production, distribution, and marketing of motion picture and television content.

Mpower seeks to create films, television, and new media that empower the audience, profoundly impact culture, and entertain. Mpower is committed to telling stories that are compelling, bold and uncompromising.


David Segel
Founder | Chairman of the Board

Mr. Segel is an entrepreneur with a desire to have a constructive impact on culture through media. He has founded and funded several successful firms including The Mako Group, which is a global financial services business with expertise in trading products related to market volatility. He serves Mpower Pictures as a financier and a strategist. Mr. Segel is a graduate of Yale University.

Steve McEveety
Founder | Chief Executive Officer

Mr. McEveety has Executive Producer and Producer credits for a number of the world’s most celebrated films, including THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, BRAVEHEART, WE WERE SOLDIERS, and others. He has over 25 years experience as a studio executive with ICON and other production companies. His film THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST is the most profitable film of 2004 and one of the most profitable films of all time. Mr. McEveety is a graduate of Loyola Maramount University.

To view Steve’s Filmography click here.

John Shepherd
Founder | President

Mr. Shepherd has served as an executive for Dreamworks, Dean River Productions and other studios, with several award-winning feature films and children’s animation properties to his credit.  He is coordinating production for the current slate of Mpower films. Mr. Shepherd is a graduate of UCLA.

Todd Burns

Mr. Burns has extensive experience in media, consumer products, talent management, real estate, and venture capital. Mr. Burns has represented high net worth individuals, celebrities and international companies in their media investments. Mr. Burns is chairman of a large international non-profit and sits on the boards of numerous local and national non-profits. He is currently a member of the the California Bar Association and the Producers Guild of America. He has a JD/MBA from Pepperdine University and a BA from UCLA.