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IPR Studios Hosts First Annual Minnesota Webfest

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 …

IPR Digital Video Department Has Strong Showing at Duluth Superior Film Festival

It’s sunny and seventy degrees in Duluth this weekend, but that hasn’t stopped the crowds from showing up at the eighth annual Duluth Superior Film Festival. It hasn’t stopped IPR students and staff from showing up either, the department has a strong presence at the festival, in more ways than one. IPR Related Screenings  IPR …

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 …

IPR Announces Winners for ‘Show Us Your Stuff’ Contest

The past few weeks, representatives from education, career services, and the Digital Video and Media Production department have been pouring over the entries in IPR’s Show us Your Stuff Contest. The contest asks IPR students and grads to submit a 2-3 minute video that represents work that they are currently involved in. Students were asked …

Mary Jane Alm

Music Theory, Vocal Performance Mary Jane Alm has toured internationally, been featured on national network TV and performed on stage for some of America’s largest corporations. Today, she continues a busy gig schedule with both her own band and with a show band called Synergy, which tours the corporate client world. Mary Jane’s first album, …

Kevin Beacham

Hip-Hop Essentials Kevin Beacham discovered hip-hop in 1980 and has been actively involved in the genre’s culture ever since. His early fascination with hip-hop led to emceeing, production and eventually deejaying. After 15 years as an artist, Kevin felt a growing need to explore the business side of the industry and started his own company, …

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