--- a/cmake/modules/FindLIBMLT.cmake
+++ b/cmake/modules/FindLIBMLT.cmake
@@ -1,60 +1,42 @@
 #
-# Find the MLT includes and libraries.
+# Find the MLT includes and library
 #
 
-include(FindPkgConfig)
-pkg_check_modules(MLT REQUIRED mlt++)
-add_definitions(-DMLT_PREFIX=\\\"\"${MLT_PREFIX}\"\\\")
+FIND_PROGRAM(MLT_CONFIG_EXECUTABLE pkg-config)
+EXEC_PROGRAM(${MLT_CONFIG_EXECUTABLE} ARGS --variable=prefix mlt-framework OUTPUT_VARIABLE MLT_PATH )
+MESSAGE(STATUS "Found MLT INSTALL PATH: ${MLT_PATH}")
+SET(CMAKE_CXX_FLAGS -DMLT_PREFIX=\\\"\"${MLT_PATH}\"\\\")
 
-find_path(LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR
+FIND_PATH(LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR 
   NAMES framework/mlt.h
-  PATHS ${MLT_INCLUDEDIR}/mlt ${MLT_PREFIX}/include/mlt /usr/local/include/mlt /usr/include/mlt
+  PATHS ${MLT_PATH}/include/mlt /usr/local/include/mlt /usr/include/mlt
   NO_DEFAULT_PATH
 )
 
-find_library(LIBMLT_LIBRARY
+MESSAGE(STATUS "Found MLT INCLUDES: ${LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR}")
+
+FIND_LIBRARY(LIBMLT_LIBRARY
   NAMES mlt
-  PATHS ${MLT_LIBDIR} ${MLT_PREFIX}/lib /usr/lib /usr/local/lib
+  PATHS ${MLT_PATH}/lib /usr/lib /usr/local/lib
   NO_DEFAULT_PATH
 )
 
-find_path(LIBMLTPLUS_INCLUDE_DIR
-  NAMES mlt++/Mlt.h
-  PATHS ${MLT_INCLUDEDIR} ${MLT_PREFIX}/include /usr/local/include /usr/include
-  NO_DEFAULT_PATH
-)
+MESSAGE(STATUS "Found MLT LIBR: ${LIBMLT_LIBRARY}")
 
-find_library(LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY
-  NAMES mlt++
-  PATHS ${MLT_LIBDIR} ${MLT_PREFIX}/lib /usr/lib /usr/local/lib
-  NO_DEFAULT_PATH
-)
+IF (LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
+  SET( LIBMLT_FOUND 1 )
+  SET( LIBMLT_LIBRARIES ${LIBMLT_LIBRARY} )
+ELSE (LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
+  SET( LIBMLT_FOUND 0 )
+ENDIF (LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
 
-if(LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
-  set(LIBMLT_FOUND 1)
-  set(LIBMLT_LIBRARIES ${LIBMLT_LIBRARY})
-else(LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
-  set(LIBMLT_FOUND 0)
-endif(LIBMLT_LIBRARY AND LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR)
+IF (LIBMLT_FOUND)
+  IF (NOT LIBMLT_FIND_QUIETLY)
+    MESSAGE(STATUS "Found MLT library: ${LIBMLT_LIBRARY}")
+  ENDIF (NOT LIBMLT_FIND_QUIETLY)
+ELSE (LIBMLT_FOUND)
+  IF (LIBMLT_FIND_REQUIRED)
+    MESSAGE(FATAL_ERROR "Could not find MLT library")
+  ENDIF (LIBMLT_FIND_REQUIRED)
+ENDIF (LIBMLT_FOUND)
 
-if(LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY AND LIBMLTPLUS_INCLUDE_DIR)
-  set(LIBMLT_FOUND 1)
-  set(LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARIES ${LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY})
-else(LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY AND LIBMLTPLUS_INCLUDE_DIR)
-  set(LIBMLT_FOUND 0)
-endif(LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY AND LIBMLTPLUS_INCLUDE_DIR)
-
-if(LIBMLT_FOUND)
-  set(LIBMLT_VERSION ${MLT_VERSION})
-  if(NOT LIBMLT_FIND_QUIETLY)
-    message(STATUS "MLT install path: ${MLT_PREFIX}")
-    message(STATUS "MLT includes: ${LIBMLT_INCLUDE_DIR}")
-    message(STATUS "MLT library: ${LIBMLT_LIBRARY}")
-    message(STATUS "MLT++ includes: ${LIBMLTPLUS_INCLUDE_DIR}")
-    message(STATUS "MLT++ library: ${LIBMLTPLUS_LIBRARY}")
-  endif(NOT LIBMLT_FIND_QUIETLY)
-else(LIBMLT_FOUND)
-  if(LIBMLT_FIND_REQUIRED)
-    message(FATAL_ERROR "Could not find MLT library")
-  endif(LIBMLT_FIND_REQUIRED)
-endif(LIBMLT_FOUND)