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IPR Students Go Behind the Scenes at National Snocross Event

Last week Canterbury Park put away the saddles and made way for the sleds… motor sleds. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross was in town for the Pirtek Snowcross National and IPR Digital Video and Media Production students were in the thick of it. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross is an ISOC sanctioned snocross series that consists of eight national… Read more

January 28th, 2016 by

IPR Students and Staff Go Backstage at the Black Sabbath Show

On Monday Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler rolled into town to perform as a part of the “Final Tour by the Greatest Metal Band of all Time,” and IPR students and staff were there to see it. Live Sound & Show Production students Zachary Rudolph and Kaia Duchenne, along with Program… Read more

January 28th, 2016 by

IPR Digital Video Student Shadows Media Team at TCF Field

The Minnesota Vikings season is over with the loss to Seattle in the playoffs on Sunday, but despite the final heartbreaker, it will be a season to remember – particularly for IPR Digital Video and Media Production student Audrey Swenson. And not just because of that definitive win in Green Bay to clinch the NFC… Read more

January 13th, 2016 by

IPR teams up with FAIR School for After School Classes

This winter, if it seems like there are a few more fresh looking faces around campus, you’re probably running into a batch of high school students studying sound design as a part of a collaboration between IPR and The FAIR School. The FAIR+ program is a partnership program between the FAIR School and business, arts, and… Read more

December 22nd, 2015 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Maudlin

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. This term, Kevin and his class are working with artists like Hot Date,… Read more

December 17th, 2015 by

IPR DV Students Collaborate with Professionals on Short Film For Z Fest

It’s 10 a.m. on a Friday in December and IPR’s Edina campus is teeming with activity. IPR students and instructors, along with a team of film professionals, are gearing up for a day of production on Personal Space, a short film they are producing for this year’s Z Fest short film competition. Digital Video and… Read more

December 15th, 2015 by

IPR Holiday Music Festival Rocks Campus

  On Thursday, Dec. 10, IPR held its inaugural Holiday Music Festival. Don’t let the name fool you, this wasn’t five guys in ugly sweaters singing carols. DJ BlazeOne (IPR Lab Staff member Paul Znascko) MC’d and performed between acts on Thursday as a procession of names from IPR and the Minnesota music scene took the… Read more

December 11th, 2015 by

Q & A with IPR Alum Jarod Hadaway

Jarod Hadaway graduated from IPR in 2007 with an associate degree in audio production and engineering. Since then, he has worked in all aspects of the creative media industry from teaching and mentoring high school students at a Minneapolis charter school to founding and running Last Triumph, one of Minnesota’s first certified B corporations and… Read more

December 10th, 2015 by

IPR Staff Picks: The Cutting Edge of Digital Video Technology

Being a filmmaker is a unique blend of tried and true, never-changing skills and ever-changing, constantly developing camera and post production technology. At IPR, we make sure that students in the Digital Video and Media Production program are grounded in the basics, while at the same time exposed to technology as it develops. I asked… Read more

December 8th, 2015 by

Global Citizenship Class Hosting Donation Drive

The Students of Global Citizenship will be holding a donation drive for the Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, an organization that works to end child abuse and neglect. The drive, entitled Thingz Kidz Needz, is collecting holiday items, household items, or office supplies. This year, the Crisis Nursery is especially in need of bed sheets, children’s pants, and Similac. Please… Read more

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