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IPR Welcomes Justin Staggs to DVMP Faculty

The Digital Video and Media Production Department at IPR is proud to announce that, beginning winter term, local writer and filmmaker Justin Staggs will be joining our faculty.  Justin will be teaching screenwriting winter term and will move into production and post production instruction as the DVMP BFA progresses into its third year. Justin is an
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DVMP Instructor Talks About His Feature Film ‘Miles Between Us’

Digital Video and Media Production Instructor Andrew Hunt hit a career milestone this year when his first feature film debuted at the Twin Cities Film Fest. IMDB describes it as the story of  a “father and daughter who have been estranged by divorce for twelve years find themselves on a trip across the country that
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IPR Students at Work with the Pros on Applied Learning Projects

IPR students from every degree program work on applied learning projects as part of their coursework. Students work with industry professionals on real-world projects like short films, television pilots, and live events. Integrating applied learning projects into the IPR curriculum allows students to apply the skills they learn at school to actual projects, introduces them to the process
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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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