Hey, I'm Ann!

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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We enjoy working with Christine Clayburg on films because we know that she produces great stories that we not only love to watch but it brings great joy to also work with her on film projects. 


Take a look below at some of the film projects that we have worked on with her through the years. As you can see that we have been working with Christine Clayburg on getting Minneapolis the Movie filmed since 2010. Wow! That is a lot of years! Looking forward for your help to get Minneapois the Movie filmed and seen on the big screen! How you can help right now is go to the page for: Christine Clayburg , click on the Follow button and follow her page Here! Also, follow my page! Thank you for sharing this!


 Ann Machen Pritchard, Actor and Christine Clayburg, Actor/Producer/Writer/Director on the set of Minneapolis the movie test trailer back in December of 2010.


 Ann Machen Pritchard, Actor and Peter Kelley, Dicrector on the set of Minneapolis the movie test trailer back in December of 2010.


Christine Clayburg and  Ann Machen Pritchard celebrating the NinjaKitty Airlines Patch.


Ann Machen Pritchard, Mark Bitner, Bridget Cronin,Christine Clayburg, Amber Patton, Nick Koppy and Susan Brunn at the Frozen Film Festival in 2016 for the screening of 'The Christmas You Don't Know' which won Best Director(s) in the Short Film category.


Christine Clayburg and Ann Machen Pritchard at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival in 2016 representing two short films, 'The Christmas You Don't Know' and 'The Wrath of Grapes.'


Christine Clayburg,  Ann Machen Pritchard and Sherri Box at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival in 2016 for the screening of two short films, 'The Christmas You Don't Know' and 'The Wrath of Grapes.' 


Christine Clayburg,  Ann Machen Pritchard, Natalie Morrow and Sherri Box at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival in 2016 for the screening of  'The Christmas You Don't Know' and 'The Wrath of Grapes.'


Christine Clayburg and Ann Machen Pritchard being interviewed by Natalie Morrow at the Twin Cities Black Film Festival for the two short films, 'The Christmas You Don't Know and 'The Wrath of Grapes.'


Robert Stewart,  Ann Machen Pritchard and David Mehl at the Minneapolis 48HR Film Festival in the Mall of America for the short film, 'The Wrath of Grapes.'


Part of the Cast & Crew of the 48HR short film, 'Enigma Lake'  at the Minneapolis 48HR Film Festival 2017.


 Ann Machen Pritchard aka M. Ann (Machen) Pritchard, aka Ann Pritchard, M. Ann Pritchard is the Author/Illustrator/Songwriter of the children's books, Phil the Pill and Friends Making Positive Choices and Val's World Featuring The Family Unity Roundtable. The books were written to help encourage children to stay in school to get their education, learn how to read and make positive choices. They also teach children positive communication skills and help bring families closer together. 
Her passion and mission is to encourage everyone that it is not the end of the world when things don’t always go our way. She strongly believes that if we get a good education and learn to make positive choices at an early age, we can get through more difficult challenges now and later in life. 
Ann has appeared on several Radio and TV Shows including, Fox 9 Morning News, The Art CunninghamShow, Lovepower, Crossroads, Let's Learn to Get Along, Motivation with Ron Henderson, the Fitness King, WBEJ 1240 FM, KNOF 95.3 FM, KMTL760AM, the 3 minute egg dot com, Authors First and the ChildrenAuthorShow dot com. Also, in newspapers including, The Maywood Herald, Elizabethton Star, Johnson City Press, Spokesman-Recorder and The African News Journal. She is available to speak at schools, libraries, on Radio and TV shows or any events involving the community for positive interventions. The books were nominated in the MN Book Awards and Hollywood Book Awards. Her books have been received positively by many, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Laura Bush and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. 

Ann is a former Sales Representative specializing in the Advertising Specialty, Apparel, and Banner/Sign Industry. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Quality Excellence for 99.9% Accuracy from Trimark presented by Rivers’ End Trading Company.  She received a Service Award from the Plymouth Avenue Art Studio in Minneapolis, MN.  Ann is a Winner in 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading, 2013-14 Edition. She is from a family of 16 children in which they had a Gospel Singing Group, ‘The Machen Spirituals’ who sang on Radio and TV in her childhood days.  In her hometown area of East Tennessee she is a former, Model, Actress, Singer and Make-up Artist. She has been in productions at the Des Moines Playhouse, in Des Moines, IA under direction of Ted Kehoe, Outdoor dramas such as ‘The Wataugan’s’ presently known as ‘Liberty’ , Nils Cruz, Director and 'The Lost State: A Frontier Chronicle'  C. Warren Robertson, Director in East Tennessee. Also, she has been in commercials for Tennessee Tourism and was in the Minneapolis the Movie test trailer, Peter Kelley, Director. Ann plays the role of Grandma in, ‘The Christmas You Don’t Know’, Amber Patton and Christine Clayburg Award Winning Directors.  She plays the role of Lila in, ’The Wrath of Grapes’, Amber Patton, Director and the role of Grandma in Enigma Lake, Jared Elkin, Director. She is the Co-Producer for ‘Enigma Lake.’  She is proud to be the sister of 5 Military Veterans. Ann is the President and CEO of an online Retail Store, MAMP Creations that sells positive merchandise to help change the world. She is so proud that MAMP Creations is listed in the Gift Items/Promotional Items section of the Super Bowl LII Business Connect Program Resource Guide.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

White Crow

Los Angeles • Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

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Passion & Progress

Lakeland • Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

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Los Angeles • Drama

A survivor of a police brutality event gives an interview on live television to share the story to a former police officer.

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Miles Underwater

San Antonio • Drama, Family

13-year-old Miles is struggling to find where he belongs when an unusual event forces him to face his biggest fear and take a leap of faith.

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Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.

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New York • Drama, Comedy

Fizzle, a play by Gilbert Girion, is now being adapted into a short film! It's a cocktail party with a twist! Won’t you join us?!

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Dirt Pilot

Los Angeles • Crime, Drama

When a Native girl is found, another goes missing. While police are caught up in jurisdicition, it falls to her older sister to find her.

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Desert Trilogy

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

The desert links three stories: A child ghost haunts her father, an estranged sister asks a final favor, and a cowboy meets unlikely angels.

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Coming Home: Celebrating the Women Airforce Service Pilots in 2017

Los Angeles • Documentary

A group of the last surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots, all in their 90s, return to Avenger Field, for what may be their last reunion.

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The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles • Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

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42 Seconds

Atlanta • Drama

After two strangers share a connection; one of them questions the encounter after discovering the tragedy that brought them together.

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Believe Her

New York • Drama

Why can't we just Believe Her?

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The Alluring Frontier

Phoenix • Sci-Fi, Western

A small town in the old west gets consumed by a dark force that uses the power of temptation to try and turn everyone into demonic minions.

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The Cold Days of Summer

Utica • Crime, Drama

A boxer battles injury, criminals, and an authoritarian school board to save his scholarship and learn the true cost of the American dream

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Emma Was Here

Medford • Drama

A terminally-ill woman goes on a trip with friends before deciding whether she will go through with her choice of physician-assisted dying.

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Gleahan and the Knaves of Industry

Duluth • Adventure, Comedy

An opportunistic asshole joins the quest of a delusional man who thinks he’s in a fantasy world.

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Fairfield • Drama, Sci-Fi

Forced into early retirement, a man falls in love with his new augmented reality companion, driving away his wife and daughter.

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Houston • Drama

Fighting Solves Everything

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Parallel Chords

St. Louis • Drama, Music

A young violinist struggles to break free from her pianist father to find her own voice.

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Project Gaslight

Rochester • Horror, Thriller

New tenants harbor a secret that jeopardizes a young family as the pregnant wife descends into paranoia and delusion.

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The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis • Comedy, Drama

Thrust into American public school by her mother’s new marriage, a wide-eyed Indian teen teams up with a band geek to survive.

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Lost Bayou

Lafayette • Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.

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Bring Me an Avocado

San Francisco • Drama

When a violent encounter leaves Robin in a coma, her family ventures to maintain normalcy for her children while managing their own grief.

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Boston • Comedy, Drama

The film is a grounded comedy that follows a struggling mother and son in the wake of a questionable job termination as they try to pay thei

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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

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I'll Be Around

Los Angeles • Drama, Comedy

Against the backdrop of a post-punk music festival, a handful of 30-somethings deal with a wide variety of social and philosophical issues

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High Note

Friday Harbor • Crime, Musical

Just your everyday druggie, dramedy, indie musical filled to the brim with Germans, Jesus, banjos, bongos, and backstabbings.

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Philadelphia • Comedy, LGBTQ

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.

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Big Dog City

San Francisco • Drama, Other

Set within Bay Area art/slacker culture, we follow two characters as they weave across a place and identity which doesn't fit them anymore.

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Bedsheet Man

Bradenton • Comedy, Drama

A middle aged man looses his son to suicide only to find a strange way to cope with his grief. He becomes the superhero that his son always

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Mini Lights

Saint Petersburg • Horror

A group of skaters roams the haunted nooks of St. Petersburg Fl. where an unquenchable tragedy watches from the darkness waiting for a host.

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Jersey City • Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes spirals down the rabbit hole and may never climb out.

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Youngstown • Comedy, Teen

A dark comedy about a 15-year-old girl whose entire world falls apart after she discovers that she's pregnant on Christmas Eve.

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Just Like The Men

Bellingham • Comedy, History

Two girls find a lost screenplay and decide to give history the middle finger.

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Minneapolis (the movie)

Minneapolis • Comedy, Family

A cocky news anchor team gets stuck "mentoring" an at-risk teen. Shenanigans and dastardly weather conditions ensue…

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The Blue Whale

Catoosa • Teen, Drama

In 1980's rural Oklahoma a teenage boy meets a girl from California who helps him break out of his shell and learn the truth of his heritage

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Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles • Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

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Cinematcher - Lights.Camera.Connect.

New York • Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Hire and Get Hired for Film, TV and Digital Projects Instantly - globally

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Sioux Falls • Drama

Marigold, a young girl living in a Hutterite Colony must choose between her life in the commune and the freedom of the outside world.

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e.ro.sion, noun

Jersey City • Romance, Sci-Fi

Following the ending of a relationship, a girl slips into a parallel reality where her heart and soul slowly disappear before her eyes.

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Real Artists

San Francisco • Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the near future, a young animator is offered what should be her dream job; but then discovers the truth of the modern "creative" process.

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Building the American Dream

Austin • Documentary

In the deadliest state for construction, undocumented workers fight for reform of the Texas industry while under the threat of deportation.

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Risking Light

Saint Paul • Documentary

A mother embraces her child’s killer. A torture survivor ponders revenge. What is harder, or more crucial, than forgiving the unforgivable?

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ACID TEST (short film)

Houston • Drama, Family

A short film about dropping acid and going home to your parents! Trip alongside Jenny as her concert night turns into family absurdity.

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New York • Comedy, Crime

A NYC con man having a mid-life crisis stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters trying to kill him.

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13 Chambers

Seattle • Horror, Experimental

13 Seattle-area female artists explore the uncanny, the supernatural, & the sublime within an abandonded building slated for demolition.

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Los Angeles • Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

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TurtleDove Films

Austin • Film-related Business

If you're here for a follow back, we'd rather you follow "A Room Full of Nothing" - that is the only campaign we actively update.

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