March 2013 MTN Looking for Spring!

As a tangible outward sign of our commitment to changing MTN for the better, we're pleased to introduce our new logo.
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A Legacy Call
MTN is making some serious attempts at becoming a better organization for you. We currently have two bills that are still living in the Minnesota State Legislature.  In the senate the number of our bill is 1299.
In the house the number is 1544. We are so grateful that Rep. Raymond Dehn is carrying the bill and Rep. Phyllis Kahn is the co-author. If you are in Rep. Dehn's or Rep. Kahn's district please give a call and let them know that you support MTN and the bill to procure a Minneapolis youth media education module, a citizen journalism module, and a location move that would help with what have been ongoing budget issues as well as create a place for both art and media to flourish for the city and thereby the state as a whole!
Rep. Dehn: 651-296-8659
Rep. Dehn legislative assistant, Lynn: 651-296-5356
As always, we thank you for your support!!


IFP MN's 14th Annual Midwest Filmmaker Conference
The Conference includes sessions on distribution, independent financing and packaging, a case study, and a speed-dating style session where attendees who have film projects will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with our guest panelists. Confirmed panelists and presenters include cross-platform media innovator Lance Weiler, Marcus Hu of Strand Releasing, 2013 Piaget Producers/Independent Spirit Awards recipient Mynette Louie, Peter Phok of Larry Fessenden's production company Glass Eye Pix, and Shannah Laumeister, whose award-winning documentary Bert Stern: Original Madman is being developed into a narrative feature.
Saturday, May 4, 9 am-5pm
Minneapolis Community & Technical College
Register online at http://www.ifpmn.org/2013-filmmaker-conference
Space is limited!



13 Ways of Looking at Minneapolis: Moving Right Along

We have enough content for a couple of episodes to display what some of our entries look like, We'd like to give you a little more to follow about the process so, THIS is where you can find the latest goings on with your city's very own film contest! We will be posting new information about the submissions, the submitters, and the show! Please bookmark the page so that we can keep you updated!


Follow Our Summer Youth Project Blog

Check out our new blog that outlines for you what our youth department is planning for the summer and what we'll be getting done!


Look to our production services department to document your occasion!
Contact Eboun Singhathip at 612-331-8575 X305



 

FINAL REMINDERS AHEAD!

Channel Changes

Beginning on February 1, MTN reorganized, revamped, and renamed our three channels! The goal of this change is to create something of clear value to the city of Minneapolis, and to provide the best possible service to our producers and viewers. Here's a run down of what you can now expect to see when you tune in to MTN:

Channel 16

Name: CONNECT
Program subject areas: Community affairs/events, government & politics, local issues, public conversations, news & information

Channel 17

Name: CREATE
Program subject areas: Arts & leisure, lifestyle topics (including sports, documentaries & slice-of-life, humor &
comedy, food & cooking, families and parenthood, etc.), youth & education

Channel 75

Name: INSPIRE
Program subject areas: Spiritual & religious programming, questions of philosophy & existence

Upcoming Classes


Wednesday, May 8
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, May 22
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, June 12
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, June 26
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, July 10
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, July 24
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
7:00pm
 Free MTN Orientation
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