IPR Students attend 2018 SXSW Film Festival

April 18th, 2018 by

By Nick Hansen, Staff Writer South by Southwest Film Festival, 2018 The 2018 South By Southwest Film Festival was another epic spectacle of film, music, and entertainment. Several Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) students along with Associate Campus Director, Trey Wodele, attended the festival. The goal was to learn from and engage with one
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HopeKids: Students and Staff support a local non-profit

March 16th, 2018 by

Recently, some students in one of Keven Bowe’s classes at the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) teamed up with a non-profit organization called HopeKids to record a song.  HopeKids is dedicated to encouraging and supporting families who have children that have endured life threatening or complicating experiences.  IPR Alumni Andre Steele and his wife,
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IPR Teacher and Students Mix Sound on Sundance Film

March 8th, 2018 by

The Sundance Connection Another unique project with a major Institute of Production and Recording connection has been added to the slate when the short film Mud premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in January. The sound mix for Mud was done at IPR in the Master Mix B studio by Audio Production and Engineering Program
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Legend of the Road Peter Greenlund Leads Live Sound and Show Production Program

February 14th, 2018 by

Like many in the entertainment industry, Peter Greenlund’s career has provided amazing opportunities and unbelievable experiences.  His career and life before becoming the program chair for the Live Sound and Show Production program at The Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) not only enhanced his talent but also allows him to enrich the learning environment
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IPR Students and Alumni Tackle Super Bowl Productions

February 12th, 2018 by

Super Bowl LII landed in Minneapolis on Sunday February 4, 2018 and with its downtown location, the Institute of Production and Recording was right in the middle of the action. With all of the events and activities associated with the Super Bowl in the weeks leading up to the game, it is no surprise that
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Erik Strommer

December 20th, 2017 by

Instructor: Graphic Design & Adobe Creative Cloud Software Erik Strommer is an alumnus of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He earned a B.F.A. in Advertising/Illustration. His career spans advertising agencies in New York City, Chicago, St. Louis and the Twin Cities. Highlights along this creative journey include: the first TV commercial using
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Alumni Spotlight: PJ Mack

December 20th, 2017 by

PJ Mack graduated from the Sound Design for Visual Media and Digital Video and Media Production programs at IPR in August of 2017. Since then, he has gotten off to a quick start in the industry. “PJ is professional, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable,”  reported Connor Callahan of 514 Studios. Connor hired PJ for a recent high-end commercial shoot, “He
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Dugan McNeil

December 4th, 2017 by

If there could be one word to describe Dugan McNeill, that word would be “innovator.”  A true music visionary, always one step ahead of the curve, Dugan has consistently been on the cutting edge of the music business. Known to thousands of fans in the Midwest as a member of the extremely popular rock band,
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Why You Should Attend a Open House at IPR

November 7th, 2017 by

Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) welcomed more than 40 students to it’s open house this fall. Each quarter the campus opens their doors to students who are interested in the programs at IPR. Out of those students approximately 17 of them took the Director’s Academic Scholarship test that day. “The open house was a very
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IPR Faculty and Students Find Success At Film Festivals Around The Globe

October 31st, 2017 by

LEVEL, a horror thriller that plays out a cat and mouse game between a man and a hellish beast lurking in the shadows, has played all over the world, at ten festivals and counting. It screened at this year’s Twin Cities Film Fest and Duluth Superior Film Festivals, as well as the EDU Film Festival, Horror Haus Film
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