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IPR Digital Video Students Premiere Short Video at Wellstone Charity Fundraiser

On Thursday November 5th, IPR Digital Video and Media Production students Audrey Swenson and Ben Thorson will premiere an informational video the two shot while visiting Costa Rica as guests of Dave Wellstone and the Refuge of Love Costa Rica organization. The two visited Costa Rica with Wellstone in September, between summer and fall terms. The… Read more

October 28th, 2015 by

Being Kevin Bowe: Inside the IPR Sessions – Hot Date

This is the first in 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 Alexander… Read more

October 26th, 2015 by

IPR Production Portfolio Recording Major Talents

Music Production Portfolio is a capstone course, taken during an Audio Production and Engineering student’s final term of study. It is a project-based class, taught by APE’s associate program chair Kevin Bowe, and focuses on the development and completion of a multi-song professional audio production. Kevin and his class are recording some major local talents… Read more

October 23rd, 2015 by

New IPR Instructor Cleaning Up on the Film Fest Circuit

Andrew Hunt, IPR’s newest screenwriting and video production teacher, set out to write a simple short film with very little dialogue and very few locations. Clean Cut – originally produced as an entry for Z Fest – did just that. The short film is set in a one-room studio, the dialogue consists of a few grunts and two or… Read more

October 22nd, 2015 by

IPR Opens Satellite Campus in Edina

  On Monday, October 5, IPR officially opened its satellite campus in Edina, located at 4545 77th Street, near the intersection of 494 and France Avenue. “We are excited to be able to offer these amazing new production spaces to students at IPR,” says campus director Norbert Kreuzer. “We now have digital video space that… Read more

October 12th, 2015 by

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… Read more

October 10th, 2015 by

Americons Gets Digital Distribution; IPR Students Credited

Last January, IPR announced that several students received sound editing credit for their work on the feature film Americons. The film, directed by Theo Avgerinos, had a limited national run at the beginning of this year. This fall, Americons struck a deal for digital distribution. This means that the film is now available via iTunes, On Demand, DirecTV, Amazon, Google Play,… Read more

October 2nd, 2015 by

Candid Camera Conversation

“Maybe I should go with the Canon – EOS Rebel T5 DSLR, 18 – 55mm and 75-300mm Lenses. “Although, the EOS 6D DSLR with 24-105mm f/4L IS Lens sounds pretty good, too. “But wait, didn’t Brad just buy the Nikon – D3300 DSLR with 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR Lenses?” If you understood all of that… Read more

September 16th, 2015 by

IPR Hosts Loft Literary Center Event

By Rebecca Buller On Saturday, August 22, IPR hosted one of 40 events taking place as part of the Loft Literary Center’s celebration of its 40th Anniversary. The event “Dynamic Duos: Words and Music,” brought IPR students and facility together with local authors who recorded passages from their work at the IPR audio studios. Gail Milstein, Loft… Read more

August 28th, 2015 by

IPR Digital Video Instructor’s Film Gets Distribution Deal

Wayne Johnson is a busy guy. He’s been a film producer and director since 1999, is the father of two, and teaches Applied Color Theory, Visual Effects, and Advanced Field Production in the IPR Digital Video and Media Production BFA and AAS programs. He is also in post-production on two feature films, is working with writers… Read more

August 18th, 2015 by

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