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Register for Summer Classes & Workshops

May 27th, 2016

IFP MN is offering a wide range of courses in screenwriting, cinema production/cinematography, music video production, post-production (editing/special effects/color correction), photography and more. Register today!

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IFP Documentary Class Shoots Project on Former Minnesota Viking Carl Eller

May 5th, 2016

Recently students of IFP MN’s Documentary Production class with Pam Colby were at the home of Carl Eller, retired Minnesota Vikings defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer. Carl is an accomplished ceramic artist, and the class’s short doc focuses on his new work—which will be displayed at the new Vikings stadium—plus how he’s all about helping players stay healthy after the NFL.


MovieMaker Declares Minnesota-made Films a Highlight of MSP International Film Festival

May 3rd, 2016

“Highlighting homegrown talent in a special competition, the festival recognizes and encourages the flourishing industry rooted in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Read the full article here.
















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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