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IPR Digital Video students to Screen Short Films on May 13th

IPR is excited to announce that students from the Digital Media & Video Production department will be screening their short films at the ICON Showplace Theater on Friday, May 13th.  The IPR screening, dubbed “The Next Level,” will take place at 1:00 and will feature both screenings and Q&As with the filmmakers. Recent graduates, Ben Thorson… Read more

April 25th, 2016 by

IPR Instructors Who Played and Toured with Prince Share Their Experience

Minnesota’s music scene lost an icon on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Popstar, Prince, died at his Chanhassen home at the age of 57. Few details were immediately released about his death. The singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and actor has been widely acclaimed as one of the most influential musicians of his era with hit songs like… Read more

April 22nd, 2016 by

Sexual Assault Awareness Info at IPR

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and as in years past, IPR students took time out of their busy schedule to talk and learn more about how their choices can protect themselves and others from this kind of assault. On Thursday, April 14, IPR students thought about making healthy choices and the importance of consent… Read more

April 20th, 2016 by

Personal Space Wins Best in Fest at 2016 Z-Fest

IPR instructor and Personal Space Director Andrew Hunt said it best as he accepted the Best in Fest Award at the Z Fest Award Gala on Thursday night, “I’m happy for myself and my crew, but I’m really happy for these young people up here. There is nothing like working with students – and seeing… Read more

March 18th, 2016 by

Music and Entertainment Business Students Produce Radio Spots for IPR

The students of EB195 – The Business & Production of Commercial Media class have been hard at work during winter quarter. So far, we’ve written, recorded, edited and finished fourteen unique radio spots highlighting the best that IPR has to offer to entice new students into checking out our great school. These 30-second radio spots… Read more

March 17th, 2016 by

IPR Live Sound & Stage Production Students Seize the Moment

A very rare and interesting experience landed in Live Lab recently. An old touring friend who was working with a new rising star, Tinashe, contacted me and was is need of a place for this artist to rehearse with her band and dancers. They were preparing for her world tour. When he came into Live Lab,… Read more

March 14th, 2016 by

An IPR Grad Success Story: Ando Johnson

IPR has recently been in touch with Sound Design for Visual Media graduate Ando Johnson, whose sound editing credits include work on 007 Spectre, starring Daniel Craig; Burnt, starring Bradley Cooper; Concussion, starring Will Smith; The Space Between Us, starring Gary Oldman; and Miracles from Heaven, starring Jennifer Garner. Ando agreed to share a little about his recent success: IPR: Where do… Read more

March 10th, 2016 by

IPR Student/Pro Collaboration Screening at Z Fest This Week

This December Andrew Hunt’s Digital Video & Media Production students spent one long day in the studio, collaborating with Andrew and a crew of professional filmmakers on the Untitled Productions short film Personal Space. The short, based on a story created by Andrew and his students in an IPR advanced screenwriting class, will screen this… Read more

March 8th, 2016 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Sophia Norwood

This blog is part a series of entries from inside the production mind of Audio Production & Engineering Associate Program Chair Kevin Bowe. Kevin will detail the audio production sessions that he and his Production Portfolio class run during the course of the term. Over the past year, Kevin and his class have worked with artists like… Read more

March 8th, 2016 by

An IPR Staffer Shares Her Trip to the NAMM Show

When I arrived at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 115th annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show held in Anaheim, CA, what impressed me the most was the inquisitive and diverse array of attendees at the convention. NAMM experienced a record number of eclectic and colorful exhibitors this year, from big corporations to family-run… Read more

February 24th, 2016 by


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