Study: Music & Film Majors Among Highest Paying College Majors

October 24th, 2016 by

According to a recent study by, music and film studies majors are among the top paying 50 college majors. Glassdoor analyzed nearly 500,000 resumes and the median base salary from each major for the first five years of being in the workforce. “With approximately 70 percent of American high school graduates enrolling in colleges and
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Filmmakers from Twin Cities Film Fest to Visit IPR for Q&A

October 17th, 2016 by

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, two visiting filmmakers with feature films screening at the Twin Cities Film Festival will visit with IPR students, staff, and alumni. The two-hour event takes place at the IPR Studios at 4545 West 77th Street in Edina, Minnesota. It will feature Director/Actor Jon Weinberg discussing the production of his feature film Funeral Day from
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IPR Roots Revue: Kevin Bowe

October 6th, 2016 by

This is the second installment in a series of posts exploring the artistic interests and influences of the staff and faculty of IPR.  The posts will dig deep into our childhoods and explore the roots of our tastes in music, literature, and film. They will lay naked the forces that shaped us as educators, artists, and consumers
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Music Editor and Composer Steven Saltzman visits IPR

October 3rd, 2016 by

On Friday, Sept. 16, Music Editor and Composer Steven Saltzman visited IPR for a three-hour seminar and technical demonstration. Steven’s credits include The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy; Straw Dogs, starring James Marsden and Kate Bosworth; Masterminds, starring Owen Wilson and Zach Galifainakis; Bewitched starring Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman; and The Perfect
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Shooting CTRL+ALT+DEL: A Pro/Student Short Film Collaboration

September 26th, 2016 by

On Monday, Sept. 15, a cast and crew of about 40 professionals and students transformed the IPR student commons into a dimly lit bar. “The Institution” served as the headquarters for Nick, a down-on-his-luck hit man, a character in the student/professional collaborative short film CTRL+ALT+DEL. This project is the third in a series of short
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Community Service: IPR Global Citizenship Class Reads to Minneapolis Elementary Students

September 23rd, 2016 by

Planning & Preparation Written by Jose Rodriguez, APE Every quarter at IPR there is a group fortunate enough to take Global Citizenship with instructor Portia Heller. In conjunction with several enlightening topics and conversations, the students in Global Citizenship are required to perform an act of kindness, more commonly referred to as community service. As a
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IPR Announces Winners for ‘Show Us Your Stuff’ Contest

September 16th, 2016 by

The past few weeks, representatives from education, career services, and the Digital Video and Media Production department have been pouring over the entries in IPR’s Show us Your Stuff Contest. The contest asks IPR students and grads to submit a 2-3 minute video that represents work that they are currently involved in. Students were asked
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IPR Offers Students, Alumni a Number of Resources to Help With Job Hunt

September 9th, 2016 by

At IPR College of Creative Arts, it’s our goal to help you turn your passion into a career. We don’t just stop in the classroom; we offer all of our students on-going career assistance. It’s not just for those who recently graduated; you can utilize the service at any point in your career search, no matter when
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Start Developing a Professional Network Now

September 2nd, 2016 by

One of the most important ways to make yourself known and create connections is through a professional network. Whether you’re just starting in your program at IPR or you are an experienced graduate, chances are you have taken a class or two that have helped you understand the importance of marketing within the creative arts.
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IPR Digital Video Students Crew Indian Motorcycle Documentary

August 26th, 2016 by

Last week, seven Digital Video and Media Production students and grads were on hand to witness the longest parade of Indian Motorcycles – certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. Better yet, they were all getting paid to film it. The event was part of Indian Motorcycles of the Twin Cities annual bike week, an event
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