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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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Teen Band Wins Recording Session at IPR Studios

In the words of the immortal Dewey Finn, “One great rock show can change the world,” and five groups of young rockers tried their best this June at the annual Teen Battle of the Bands. The contest is held each year at the Maple Grove Town Green amphitheater. The city of Maple Grove and IPR teamed up
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IPR Staffers Volunteer at Open Arms of Minnesota

IPR staffers hard at work volunteering at the Open Arms of Minnesota Kitchen Last week, for the second year running, IPR staff and faculty choose to spend a day giving back to our community by volunteering at Open Arms of Minnesota. IPR has a yearlong commitment to community service. Instructors regularly lead classes in service
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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 Global Citizenship Class Organizes Successful Drive for Homeless Youth

Last month the IPR Global Citizenship class, taught by Aneesa Adams, organized Bridge to Music, a donation drive to collect musical instruments and related gear for The Bridge for Youth. The Bridge is a homeless shelter for teens in Minneapolis. The class gathered over $1,000 of instruments, gear, and learning materials to create a music
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IPR and Rhymesayers Showcase at Icehouse MPLS 6-14-16

IPR, in conjunction with Rhymesayers Entertainment, offers a course called Hip Hop Essentials. Taught every other quarter by Kevin Beacham of the Rhymesayers, it is a mixture of Hip Hop history, studio work, and real-world knowledge of the Hip Hop industry today. The class features Kevin’s wide-ranging history of Hip Hop, as well as in-class
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