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.


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!



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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