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Ten Years of the Duluth Superior Film Festival: An IPR Student’s Perspective

Written by Maria Barr, Digital Video and Media Production student and Krissy Jackson, IPR Social Media Specialist The Duluth Superior Film Festival (DSFF) is an ambitious and innovative event that delivers film, music and art to the Twin Ports region. In its decade-long history, DSFF has developed an exemplary reputation for presenting a distinctively imaginative …

IPR Students attend 2018 SXSW Film Festival

By Nick Hansen, Staff Writer 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 of the most creative atmospheres in …

IPR Faculty and Students Find Success At Film Festivals Around The Globe

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 …

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 …

DVMP Instructor Talks About His Feature Film ‘Miles Between Us’

Digital Video and Media Production Instructor Andrew Hunt hit a career milestone this year when his first feature film debuted at the Twin Cities Film Fest. IMDB describes it as the story of  a “father and daughter who have been estranged by divorce for twelve years find themselves on a trip across the country that …

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 …

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 Digital Video students to Screen Short Films on May 13th

IPR is excited to announce that students from the Digital Media & Video Production department will be screening their short films at the ICON Showplace Theater on Friday, May 13th.  The IPR screening, dubbed “The Next Level,” will take place at 1:00 and will feature both screenings and Q&As with the filmmakers. Recent graduates, Ben Thorson …

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