An upcoming University of Minnesota study shows that more Twin Cities residents are choosing to bike. Nice Ride Minnesota’s Marketing Director, Anthony Ongaro, spoke with the Minnesota Daily about his thoughts on why more people are hitting the streets on their bikes!
Travel writer, David Farley, toured Minneapolis to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Prince movie ‘Purple Rain’. Farley embarks on Nice Ride Minnesota’s self-guided “Prince for a Day” bike tour and discusses the film’s legacy with Minnesota Film and TV Board’s Craig Rice, who was assistant director on the film.
Read his Los Angeles Times story and find out how “the movie helped put Minneapolis on the pop culture map.”
Prairie Organic Spirits are certified organic and handcrafted with Minnesota-grown single vintage organic corn by a co-op of over 900 farmers, all stakeholders in the brand.
Mall of America, the nation’s largest retail and entertainment destination is thoughtfully using design to convey its wealth of unforgettable, vibrant experiences, enjoyed by guests from around the world. Designed by Duffy & Partners, the vibrant new “star” logo is a dynamic colorful design, making use of innovative digital media.
“The power of design is realized when a business challenge is solved. For Mall of America, we knew we had to harness the dynamism of their unique experience, the equity found in their American ingenuity and embrace all the ‘new’ that is their DNA. This dynamic identity system is a direct reflection of their invitation to the world to experience America’s leading retail and entertainment destination,” said Joe Duffy, founder and creative director at Duffy & Partners.
Roepke crafted messaging and secured editorial coverage with global design and marketing press, reaching a circulation of over 17 million.
Articles: Design Taxi, Creative Review, Dexigner, Designer’s Toolkit, You the Designer, The San Francisco Egotist, Media Bistro, The Dieline, JS Design, Graphic Design, Chain Store Age, Star Tribune, Popsop, HOW Design Blog, Design Week, Brand New, People of Design, Creative Bloq, Branding Source, The Minneapolis Egotist.
John Deere’s The Furrow Magazine shares Prairie Vodka‘s organic roots in the December 2012 issue. Three Minnesota family farms cultivate the nutrient-rich soil and organic corn that will become Prairie vodka.
Griffin Productions wants to produce up to a dozen films within five years in the state. The first film, “Thanksgiving at Denny’s,” will have a budget between $2.5 million and $4 million (depending on the cast and other factors).
“Thanksgiving at Denny’s” could bring $15 million to $24 million in economic benefits to the Minnesota economy based on estimates that show every dollar spent making a film generates six dollars in economic activity.
Read full story in Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
The press release announcing the film Thanksgiving at Denny’s has Minnesota talking. This article from WDIO-TV Eyewitness News, the ABC broadcast station in Duluth, discusses the feature film that will be shot on the Iron Range.
Minnesota Film and TV held a press conference today to announce the production of Thanksgiving at Denny’s, a feature film that will be shot in the Iron Range of northern Minnesota starting in early 2013. The production team plans to film multiple projects over the next decade in Minnesota.
Speakers include (from left to right): Washington Square Films President and Executive Producer, Joshua Blum, Principal Hubert “Buck” Humphrey IV, Griffin Productions President and Executive Producer, Jerry Seppala, and Minnesota Film and TV Executive Director, Lucinda Winter.