Category Archives: Technology

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
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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
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Top 15 Websites for Graphic Designers

The world of graphic design is constantly changing, especially when it comes to creating dynamic websites and staying on top of industry trends. It helps to have great inspiration to stay current and these 15 sites are great examples of what’s trending to keep designs fresh and workable. Communication Arts is the bible for design
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Goodbye Final Cut Pro 7; IPR focuses on Adobe, Avid, and X

It’s been five years since Final Cut Pro 7 has been updated and this term IPR put FCP7 to bed. We continue to offer skill-based editing instruction using Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Avid Media Composer. In 2011, When Apple released Final Cut Pro X, independent editors everywhere revolted. The software, referred
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Catching Flights to Catch Class

And you think you have a hectic schedule. Last quarter, IPR student Jordan Doswell started the best part of his week on Friday mornings when he would catch a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta. He jumped on the train, dropped his bags off at a relative’s house and began his 30-minute commute downtown to his
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IPR Students Show Up and Show Off at Showcase

Story and photos by IPR student Rosalyn Heinemann As students in a media arts school where it’s easy to lose track of the time of day and what day of the week it is, it’s not too often we are able to come together, hang out, relax and listen to the projects that our fellow
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Pro Tools 11 New Bounce to Disk and Quicktime Tutorial

We recently spent some time with Avid’s product specialists, getting an in-depth, under-the-hood look at the new Pro Tools 11 to prepare for our next training sessions. In this short tutorial, Brian Jacoby introduces the new Bounce to Disk and Bounce to Quicktime features in Avid’s Pro Tools 11. Enhancements include: Offline bounce (faster than real
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34 Facts and Features of Pro Tools 11

34 Facts and features of Pro Tools 11: Requires the iLok 2 (old turquoise color iLoks will not work). Will require 10.8 Mountain Lion. Old silver/blue face hardware, though ‘not officially supported’, will supposedly work. Won’t work with Core 2 Duo Apple computers. Offline Bounce is phase accurate (tested by doing a real-time bounce to disk,
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Aimee Lee, Brian Jacoby, Put Master Mix Studio to the Test

Testing IPR’s New Master Mix Studio with a Live Recording Earlier this quarter I approached Mitch Hare, a friend and member of IPR’s faculty and curriculum team, about a session I wanted to setup over the break between quarters. I’d worked closely with studio builder Dave Ahl during the architecture and construction of the new IPR recording studios but
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