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IPR Students and Alumni Tackle Super Bowl Productions

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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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
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IPR Sponsors the 10th Annual EDU High School Film Festival

Written by Jason Koskovich On Friday, May 19th, over 500 people gathered at the Showplace ICON Theater in St. Louis Park’s West End to watch over 80 short films created entirely by Minnesota High School filmmakers. The EDU Film Festival is in its 10th year and was founded by IPR Associate Campus Director and Digital
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IPR Instructor Directs Feature Film: Miles Between Us

IPR College of Creative Arts instructor, Andrew Hunt directs Miles Between Us, a new family-friendly feature film from independent production company ii FILMS, LLC that will open locally and in select AMC theaters nationwide beginning May 12th – 18th. In 2007, Andrew was selected by Steven Spielberg to be a contestant on the Fox Reality series,
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Graduate Profile: Lindsey Lucht, Digital Video

Lindsey Lucht will always have a special place in the history of the Digital Video & Media Production at IPR. She was the very first student to enroll in the program when it was launched in 2014. And last year, she was a member of DVMP’s first graduating class, earning her Associate in Applied Science degree.
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IPR Welcomes Justin Staggs to DVMP Faculty

The Digital Video and Media Production Department at IPR is proud to announce that, beginning winter term, local writer and filmmaker Justin Staggs will be joining our faculty.  Justin will be teaching screenwriting winter term and will move into production and post production instruction as the DVMP BFA progresses into its third year. Justin is an
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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
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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
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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
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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
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