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McKnight Media Artist Fellowships “How To Apply” Workshop

February 8th, 2016

Thinking about applying for a McKnight Artist Fellowship, but find the application a little daunting? Need help understanding what an Artist Statement is? Want to ask questions of a previous recipient about their experience?

Join us at IFP MN (550 Vandalia St., Saint Paul, MN 55114) at 6:30pm on Wednesday, February 10th for a “How To Apply” session.

Program administrator Eric Mueller will conduct a 90-minute information session to go over the application process: both its content and technical aspects. He will be joined by Noah Keesecker, Program Director/Artist Development at Springboard for the Arts to discuss artist statements. Current McKnight Artist Fellows Ann Prim will also be on hand to answer questions.

Register for Youth Summer Camps

February 5th, 2016

Weeklong film and photography summer camps for youth ages 11-17 are offered June through August. Subjects include screenwriting, music video, narrative and documentary film production, animation, fashion photography and more! Registration now open!


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McKnight Media Artist Fellowships Applications Now Open!

January 11th, 2016

IFP Minnesota is now accepting applications for the The McKnight Fellowships for Media Artists, which IFP MN administers on behalf of the McKnight Artist Fellowships Program.

Four $25,000 fellowships will be awarded to mid-career Minnesota media artists who have demonstrated continued excellence in their work. Eligible applicants include filmmakers, screenwriters, game developers, radio producers, and other media artists. Click here for more information.

Register for Winter Classes & Workshops

January 7th, 2016

IFP MN is offering a diverse range of courses in screenwriting, film production, directing, documentary, lighting, editing, animation, color correction, digital photography, and much more. Register today!












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Announcing the MNTV 2016 Programs!

January 6th, 2016

Seventeen recent short works by Minnesota filmmakers have been chosen for a new season of MNTV.

An important showcase that has been funded by the Jerome Foundation for more than two decades, MNTV has evolved into an annual three-part series produced in collaboration with Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota (IFP MN), Twin Cities PBS and Walker Art Center Film and Video Department. The new MNTV season will be broadcast state-wide and streamed online by TPT in the Spring of 2016 and installed in the Best Buy Film/Video Bay at the Walker Art Center.

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