Representing Independent Filmmakers in Minnesota

November 28th, 2016

Have you have ever thought about starting your own boutique law practice? Or wondered how to position your current practice to reach the kind of clients you are interested in serving? Do you want to know more about the many resources available to Minnesota artists? In this presentation by attorney Walter G. Lehmann, you’ll learn about the challenges and rewards of practicing art and entertainment law while also finding out more about an important part of the Minnesota arts community. Don’t miss this event, FREE to IFP MN members! More info here.

2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced

November 22nd, 2016

IFP Minnesota and the Walker Art Center, in coordination with Film Independent will once again present free, members-only screenings of selected Film Independent Spirit Awards-nominated films in January and February. In advance of the awards ceremony in Los Angeles, members of the Walker and IFP Minnesota have a chance to see all of the nominated films in four categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Documentary, and the John Cassavetes Award. Click here for list of nominated films to be screened (schedule TBA).

IFP MN Receives Knight Arts Challenge Grant

October 12th, 2016

IFP MN has been awarded a Knight Arts Challenge Grant from the Knight Foundation for the project “Stories That Unite.” Under the mentorship of Somali artist Mohamud Mumin, students from Gordon Parks High School will partner with youth from the Skyline Tower residence in Saint Paul to create short documentaries that tell the stories of the East African immigrants who live in Skyline Tower. Click here for a complete list of grant recipients and project descriptions.

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