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Filmmakers from Twin Cities Film Fest to Visit IPR for Q&A

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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Music Editor and Composer Steven Saltzman visits IPR

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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IPR Digital Video Students Crew Indian Motorcycle Documentary

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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IPR Holds Pokémon Go Drawing for Students

If you’re noticing students walking around campus looking at the world through their phones, it’s probably because they are busy playing the incredibly popular game Pokémon Go. The game uses location-based augmented reality to place virtual Pokémon in public places. Players use their phones to locate the virtual creatures, then capture and train them for
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IPR DVMP and MEB Students at Duluth Superior Film Festival

Students from IPR’s Digital Video & Media Production and Music & Entertainment Business programs traveled to Duluth last week to take part in the Duluth Superior Film Festival. IPR DVMP students Isaiah Canfield, Derik Forsmark, and Jorge Fuentes worked with IPR Media Development staff member Matt Maas and DVMP Program Chair Trey Wodele to create
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IPR Digital Video students to Screen Short Films on May 13th

IPR is excited to announce that students from the Digital Media & Video Production department will be screening their short films at the ICON Showplace Theater on Friday, May 13th.  The IPR screening, dubbed “The Next Level,” will take place at 1:00 and will feature both screenings and Q&As with the filmmakers. Recent graduates, Ben Thorson
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Personal Space Wins Best in Fest at 2016 Z-Fest

IPR instructor and Personal Space Director Andrew Hunt said it best as he accepted the Best in Fest Award at the Z Fest Award Gala on Thursday night, “I’m happy for myself and my crew, but I’m really happy for these young people up here. There is nothing like working with students – and seeing
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IPR Student/Pro Collaboration Screening at Z Fest This Week

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSgJZnhgjdM&w=560&h=315] This December Andrew Hunt’s Digital Video & Media Production students spent one long day in the studio, collaborating with Andrew and a crew of professional filmmakers on the Untitled Productions short film Personal Space. The short, based on a story created by Andrew and his students in an IPR advanced screenwriting class, will
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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
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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
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