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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IPR Studios Hosts First Annual Minnesota Webfest

October 16th, 2017 by

Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) hosts the first film festival in the Midwest dedicated to web series called Minnesota Webfest at their Edina Studios, IPR’s satellite location. George Reese, filmmaker, founder of seeka.tv, and former IPR student was the keynote speaker for this event. Seeka.tv was founded in Minnesota, as an online distribution platform for filmmakers by
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The Big Show: Reconstructed

October 13th, 2017 by

Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) live sound and show production students host the second annual Big Show: Reconstructed in the Live Lab at IPR’s Edina Studios The Live Lab is a 7,500 square foot, fully-equipped performance space, and it was running on all cylinders with a multi-band live performance that combined what the students’
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Ben Enke

October 13th, 2017 by

Ben Enke is an award-winning Director of Photography from Seoul, South Korea, living in the Twin Cities. He has lensed numerous films featured at festivals and in theaters across the country, including the award winning short films CLEAN CUT and SHEAR MADNESS, feature length documentary OUT IN THE COLD, and the feature length narrative MILES
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