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Sudden Media: IPR’s Student-Run, Multi-Media Agency

At lunch time on Thursdays, 11 students, representing four or five different degree programs, sit around an oversized conference table on the ground floor of IPR. With their mac laptops and iPads propped in front of them, their messenger bags draped around their chair backs, and their sticker-clad Nalgene water bottles, they are interchangeable with… Read more

November 30th, 2015 by

Rhymesayers CEO Saddiq: A Visionary Poorly Disguised as a Hipster

If you are a student at IPR, you know about Rhymesayers Entertainment. Kevin Beacham, Rhymesayers’ Marketing Specialist, teaches Hip Hop Essentials and can often be seen around campus. The Rhymesayers logo adorns the wall on the 3rd floor of our downtown campus, honoring them for their commitment to IPR and the music production scene in Minneapolis…. Read more

November 25th, 2015 by

Astute Audio: 5 Common Music Production Myths

Though credit for great music often goes to the singers or the instrumentalists, audio production is just as important. Audio engineering can make or break a song, which is why it is important to beware of the following production myths: Myth #1: Sound Quality is Closely Tied to Cable Quality All things being equal, better… Read more

November 23rd, 2015 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – The Dirt Road Ramblers

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

November 19th, 2015 by

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… Read more

November 16th, 2015 by

IPR Video Students Work as Crew at Twin Cities Film Festival

If you made it to the 2015 Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF), it’s likely that you saw video crews shooting filmmakers on the red carpet or taping feature interviews with attending filmmakers. Students from IPR’s Digital Video and Media Production program were hard at work for the run of the festival, serving as crew on… Read more

November 16th, 2015 by

IPR Digital Video Students Shoot Short Film

IPR’s Edina Studio Manager Red White often warns new students that, “if you don’t have a passion for video production, don’t get in the business.” After over thirty years working in feature film and commercial production, he knows what he’s talking about. His words were not wasted on these hard working IPR students.  After spending half of… Read more

November 11th, 2015 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Eric Hohn

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

November 10th, 2015 by

IPR Hosts Successful Fundraiser for Refuge of Love

IPR’s Live Lab was packed with students, parents, and donors on Thursday night, as Digital Video and Media Production students Ben Thorson and Audrey Swenson presented the short informational video they shot while visiting Costa Rica as guests of Dave Wellstone and the Refuge of Love Costa Rica organization. The two visited Costa Rica with… Read more

November 9th, 2015 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Communist Daughter

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… Read more

November 6th, 2015 by


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