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May 1st, 2015

IFP Minnesota is excited to announce that we are now registered through AmazonSmile to receive donations based on purchases made by our friends and supporters. Continue reading »

Gallery Named in Memory of Artists Ann Marsden and Gus Gustafson

April 14th, 2015

Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota is honored to pay on-going tribute to the life, work, and legacy of artists Ann Marsden and Gus Gustafson by naming its photography gallery the Marsden/Gustafson Gallery at IFP Minnesota. Both were esteemed photographers who helped create the vibrant Twin Cities arts community beginning in the 1970s. The Marsden/Gustafson Gallery at IFP Minnesota aspires to ensure that the work of these two great artists is not only remembered and honored, but serves as a lasting inspiration to new generations of media artists. Continue reading »

IFP Minnesota Partners with Sundance Institute on FREE Workshop

April 6th, 2015

Registration Open for Sundance ShortsLab St. Paul, noon to 4 pm, April 28 at Schmidt Artist Lofts, St. Paul

Sundance Institute, host of the renowned Sundance Film Festival, has announced that it will host a free filmmaker workshop in St. Paul, supported by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ShortsLab St. Paul, a half-day seminar focusing on narrative short-form storytelling, from noon to 4 pm on April 28 at Schmidt Artist Lofts, is one of only 5 taking place throughout the United States. It will offer filmmakers firsthand insight and advice into the world of story development, production, working with cast and crew, and how to get the most out of making a short film. Participants will hear from established independent filmmakers, including Eliza Hittman and Andrew Droz Palermo about their work and creative process.

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Tea with Mr. Tillman, Anyone?

March 25th, 2015

We encourage you to stop by and talk with Education Director Reilly Tillman for more information about classes and to tour the facility. He is loving our new space at Vandalia Tower located midway between the two downtowns, immediately off the Cretin-Vandalia exit and within walking distance of the METRO Green Line. Continue reading »

Announcing 2015 Spirit Awards Screenings

December 1st, 2014

Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota and the Walker Art Center, in coordination with Film Independent, will once again present free, members-only screenings of twenty Film Independent Spirit Awards-nominated films from January 13 through February 11, 2015.

The annual Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrate artist-driven filmmaking and recognize the year’s finest achievements. For the third year in a row Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota and Walker Art Center members have a chance to see all of the nominated films in four categories in advance of the live IFC broadcast Spirit Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on February 21, 2015. Continue reading »