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HopeKids: Students and Staff support a local non-profit

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, …

IPR Students Assist in the Production of a Feature Film

IPR (Institute of Production & Recording) students gain hands-on experience by assisting in the production of the new independent zombie horror-comedy film based on a fictional hockey team called “Ahockalypse.” “This was a great learning experience,” said IPR student, Isaiah Canfield. “I’ve done short films, but this is my first feature, and it was a …

SXSW 2017 Pre-Fest Blog Post: Nick Voogd

SB279, South by Southwest Media Conference is one of the most popular electives at IPR. Each year, students with film, music, and entertainment business backgrounds travel to Austin, Texas, to experience the music, film, panels, and meet-ups that comprise this massive film, music, and interactive event. This year’s group will leave Minneapolis on March 12 …

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 …

Shooting CTRL+ALT+DEL: A Pro/Student Short Film Collaboration

On Monday, Sept. 15, a cast and crew of about 40 professionals and students transformed the IPR student commons into a dimly lit bar. “The Institution” served as the headquarters for Nick, a down-on-his-luck hit man, a character in the student/professional collaborative short film CTRL+ALT+DEL. This project is the third in a series of short …

IPR Digital Video Students Crew Indian Motorcycle Documentary

[slideshow_deploy id=’12256′] 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 …

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 …

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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