News Archive

MNTV Airdates

April 27th, 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.

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Program 1

Sunday, May 1st @ 11 pm – TPT 2
Saturday, May 7th @ 4 am & 10 pm – TPT MN

Program 2

Sunday, May 8th @ 11 pm – TPT 2
Saturday, May 14th @ 4 am & 10 pm – TPT MN

Program 3

Sunday, May 15th @ 11 pm – TPT 2
Saturday, May 21st @ 4 am & 10 pm – TPT MN

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TV Takeover Live Stream

April 8th, 2016

IFP MN will be placing the spotlight on the local female filmmaking community, featuring a variety of short films by female filmmakers, the creation of a music video over the duration of the broadcast, live scoring of a silent film by a string quartet, and more!

Saturday, April 9 | Live broadcast begins at 9:00 PM CST


IFP Minnesota and Knight Foundation announce winner of new $10,000 Screenwriting Residency

March 28th, 2016

March 28, 2016, St. Paul — IFP Minnesota, a St. Paul-based media arts center, has announced the winner of the IFP MN Screenwriting Residency, a new competition for Minnesota screenwriters. Andy Froemke, of Lindstrom, MN, has won the $10,000 residency out of a field of 99 applicants. His screenplay, THE LOWRIE GANG, tells the incredible true story of Henry Berry Lowrie, a “Native American cross between Jesse James and Robin Hood,” who captures national headlines by rallying a mixed race band of outlaws to stand up to the Ku Klux Klan in post-Civil War North Carolina after they gun down his father and brothers. The St. Paul-based residency is funded by the Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge with matching funds by IFP MN, as an annual competition through at least 2018.

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Register for Spring Classes & Workshops

February 23rd, 2016

IFP MN offers a diverse range of courses in screenwriting, cinema production, documentary, editing, animation, audio, color correction, digital photography and more. Register today!

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Register for Youth Summer Camps

February 10th, 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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