locations in MN

Minnesota Films

 

Minnesota has been home for films of all kinds.  From feature films produced by Warner Bros. and Sony to independent gems that generated all the buzz at Sundance to first-time projects by the next big name, the locations, crew, and talent are unbeatable in our film-friendly state.

If we missed your project here just send an email to Kate at Kate@mnfilmtv.org and we'll be sure to add it!


 

RECENTLY MADE IN MINNESOTA


dwp_poster.jpegDear White People

World Premiere at 2014 Sundance Film Festival

Directed by Justin Simien, Winner of Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent at Sundance 2014 

 



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 Death To Prom

Co-directed by Jeremy Wilker and Matt Stenerson

November 15, 2013 was proclaimed "Death To Prom" day by Mayor of Minneapolis, R.T. Rybak and Mayor of Saint Paul, Chris Coleman

 


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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

Directed by David Zellner, written by Nathan and David Zellner

Official Selection at 2014 Sundance Film Festival 

Winner 2014 of Sundance Dramatic Special Jury Award for Musical Score

 







  • Past Productions

    • ...And The Earth Did Not Swallow Him

    • Directed by Severo Perez
    • Production Company American Playhouse, Tierra Productions
    • Year 1995
    • 13 Hours in a Warehouse

    • Directed by Dav Kaufman
    • Production Company Crotalus Productions, LLC.
    • Year 2008
    • A Prairie Home Companion

    • Directed by Robert Altman
    • Production Company GreenStreet Films
    • Year 2006
    • A Simple Plan

    • Directed by Sam Raimi
    • Production Company Mutual Film Corporation/Paramount Pictures
    • Year 1998
    • Airport

    • Directed by George Seaton
    • Production Company Universal Pictures
    • Year 1970
    • American Dream

    • Directed by Barbara Kopple
    • Production Company Cabin Creek/Prestige
    • Year 1990
    • Angus

    • Directed by Patrick Read Johnson
    • Production Company Atlas Antertainment, Turner Pictures, New Line Cin
    • Year 1995
    • Arnolds Park

    • Directed by Gene Teigland
    • Production Company B.Sting Entertainment
    • Year 2007
    • Beautiful Girls

    • Directed by Ted Demme
    • Production Company Miramax Films
    • Year 1996
    • Bill's Gun Shop

    • Directed by Dean Hyers
    • Production Company Dangerous Films
    • Year 2001
    • Bound & Gagged: A Love Story

    • Directed by Daniel B. Appleby
    • Production Company Cinescope Productions/Northern Arts
    • Year 1992

    • Control Group

    • Directed by Peter Hurd
    • Production Company Point and Shoot Productions, LLC
    • Year 2013

    • Crossing the Bridge

    • Directed by Mike Binder
    • Production Company Outlaw Productions/Touchstone Pictures
    • Year 1992
    • D2: The Mighty Ducks

    • Directed by Sam Weisman
    • Production Company Avnet/kerner Company, Walter Disney Pictures, Buen
    • Year 1994
    • D3: The Mighty Ducks

    • Directed by Robert Lieberman
    • Production Company Avnet/Kerner Company/Walt Disney Pictures
    • Year 1995
    • Dill Scallion

    • Directed by Jordan Brady
    • Production Company Brady Oil Entertainment/Conspiracy, Entertainment,
    • Year 1999
    • Drop Dead Fred

    • Directed by Ate De Jong
    • Production Company Working Title Films/New Line Cinema
    • Year 1991
    • Drop Dead Gorgeous

    • Directed by Michael Patrick Jann
    • Production Company Capella International, New Line Cinema
    • Year 1999
    • Embrace of the Vampire

    • Directed by Anne Goursaud
    • Production Company Ministry of Film, General Media Entertainment, New
    • Year 1994
    • Equinox

    • Directed by Alan Rudolph
    • Production Company Rain City Productions
    • Year 1992
    • Factotum

    • Directed by Bent Hamer
    • Production Company Bulbul Film
    • Year 2005
    • Far North

    • Directed by Sam Shepard
    • Production Company Circle JS Productions/Nelson Entertainment
    • Year 1988
    • Fargo

    • Directed by Joel Coen
    • Production Company Ethan Coen
    • Network none
    • Year 1996
    • Feeling Minnesota

    • Directed by Steven Baigelman
    • Production Company Jersey Films / Fine Line Cinema
    • Year 1996
    • Funkytown

    • Directed by Steven Greenberg
    • Production Company Drummer Boy Pictures
    • Year 1998
    • Go To Hell

    • Directed by Michael J. Heagle
    • Production Company Carschool Film-o-Rama, Troma Entertainment
    • Year 1999
    • Graffiti Bridge

    • Directed by Prince
    • Production Company Paisley Park/Warner Brothers
    • Year 1990
    • Grumpier Old Men

    • Directed by Howard Deutch
    • Production Company Warner Bros. / Lancaster Gate
    • Year 1995
    • Grumpy Old Men

    • Directed by Donald Petrie
    • Production Company Warner Brothers Pictures
    • Year 1993
    • Here on Earth

    • Directed by Mark Piznarski
    • Production Company Friendly Productions / Fox 2000
    • Year 2000
    • Herman USA

    • Directed by Bill Semans
    • Production Company St. Anthony Films LCC
    • Year 2001
    • Homo Heights

    • Directed by Sara Moore
    • Production Company Lehmann-Moore Productions
    • Year 1998
    • How to Kill a Mockingbird

    • Directed by Joe Sweet
    • Production Company Producxtion
    • Year 2002
    • Into Temptation

    • Directed by Patrick Coyle
    • Production Company Farnam Street Ltd.
    • Year 2009
    • Iron Will

    • Directed by Charles Haid
    • Production Company Walt Disney Pictures
    • Year 1993
    • Jingle All The Way

    • Directed by Brian Levant
    • Production Company New Line Cinema
    • Year 1996
    • Joe Somebody

    • Directed by John Pasquin
    • Production Company 20th Century Fox
    • Year 2001
    • Laurel Avenue

    • Directed by Carl Franklin
    • Production Company HBO Pictures
    • Year 1993
    • Little Big League

    • Directed by Andrew Scheinman
    • Production Company Castle Rock Entertainment
    • Year 1993
    • Major League: Back to the Minors

    • Directed by John Warren
    • Production Company Morgan Creek Productions
    • Year 1998
    • Mallrats

    • Directed by Kevin Smith
    • Production Company Alphaville Films, Universal Pictures/ Gramercy Pic
    • Year 1995
    • Nobody

    • Directed by Rob Perez
    • Production Company Lindeman Pictures, LLC
    • Year 2009
    • North Country

    • Directed by Niki Caro
    • Production Company Warner Bros.
    • Year 2005
    • Overnight Delivery

    • Directed by Jason Bloom
    • Production Company Caravan Pictures, Motion Picture Corp of America/N
    • Year 1998
    • Phasma Ex Machina

    • Directed by Matt Osterman
    • Production Company Phasma Productions, LLC
    • Year 2008
    • Profile of a Killer

    • Written & Directed by Caspian Tredwell-Owen
    • Year 2013
    • Pushing Tin

    • Directed by Mike Newell
    • Production Company Linson Films, 3 Miles Apart Productions, Ltd/ Fox
    • Year 1999
    • Slaughterhouse-Five

    • Directed by George Roy Hill
    • Production Company Universal Pictures
    • Year 1972
    • She Led Two Lives

    • Directed by Bill Corcoran
    • Production Company Helios Productions, World International Network
    • Network NBC-TV
    • Year 1994
    • Sign o' the Times

    • Directed by Prince
    • Production Company Paisley Park Films/Cineplex-Odeon Films
    • Year 1987
    • Street Gun

    • Directed by Travis Milloy
    • Production Company Nu Image Films, Visionary Productions
    • Year 1996
    • Sugar and Spice

    • Directed by Francine McDougall
    • Production Company New Line Cinema
    • Year 2001
    • Sweet Land

    • Directed by Ali Selim
    • Production Company Independent
    • Year 2006
    • Take This Job and Shove It

    • Directed by Gus Trikonis
    • Production Company Avco Embassy Pictures/Cinema Group Ventures
    • Year 1981
    • That Was Then...This Is Now

    • Directed by Christopher Cain
    • Production Company Media Ventures/Paramount Pictures
    • Year 1985
    • The Breakout

    • Directed by Lee Rose
    • Production Company Sam and Tim, LLC
    • Year 2008
    • The Cure

    • Directed by Peter Horton
    • Production Company Island World, Universal Pictures
    • Year 1994
    • The Good Son

    • Directed by Joseph Ruben
    • Production Company 20th Century Fox
    • Year 1993
    • The Hagstone Demon

    • Directed by Jon Springer
    • Production Company Slapshot Productions, LLC
    • Year 2009
    • The Heartbreak Kid

    • Directed by Elaine May
    • Production Company Palomar Pictures Corp.
    • Year 1972
    • The Horrible Flowers

    • Directed by Eric Tretbar
    • Production Company Freakbeat Films
    • Year 2005
    • The Inheritance

    • Directed by Robert O'Hara
    • Production Company My Place in the Horror, LLC
    • Year 2010
    • The Mighty Ducks

    • Directed by Stephen Herek
    • Production Company Walt Disney Pictures/Buena Bista Pictures
    • Year 1992
    • The Naked Man

    • Directed by J. Todd Anderson
    • Production Company Naked Man Productions/October Films
    • Year 1998
    • The Very Thought of You

    • Directed by Nick Hamm
    • Production Company Banshee/Channel Four Films
    • Year 1999
    • Tuesday Morning Coffee

    • Production Company Affinity Films
    • Year 1999
    • Twenty Bucks

    • Directed by Keva Rosenfeld
    • Production Company Big Tomorrow Prods., IRS Releasing
    • Year 1993
    • Untamed Heart

    • Directed by Tony Bill
    • Production Company MGM
    • Year 1993
    • Wildrose

    • Directed by John Hanson
    • Production Company Ely Lake Films
    • Year 1984
    • With Honors

    • Directed by Alek Keshishian
    • Production Company Spring Creek Productions, Warner Brothers Pictures
    • Year 1994
    • Wooly Boys

    • Directed by Leszek Burzynski
    • Production Company Wardenclyffe Entertainment
    • Year 2001
    • World and Time Enough

    • Directed by Eric Mueller
    • Production Company 1 in 10 Films, Stand Releasing
    • Year 1994
    • Youngblood

    • Directed by Peter Markle
    • Production Company MGM/UA Entertainment Company
    • Year 1986

    • In Harms Way

    • Directed by John Karsko
    • Production Company Restraining Hollywood
    • Year 2011

    • Space Junk 3D

    • Directed by Melissa Butts
    • Production Company Melrae Pictures
    • Year 2011

    • Memorial Day

    • Directed by Sam Fischer
    • Production Company Seventh Sense Films
    • Year 2011

    • Potpurri

    • Directed by Elliot Diviney
    • Production Company Restraining Hollywood
    • Year 2011

    • Stuck Between Stations

    • Directed by Brady Kiernan
    • Production Company RKB Pictures
    • Year 2011

    • Thin Ice

    • Directed by Jill Sprecher
    • Production Company Ten Dollar Trophy
    • Year 2011

    • Four Boxes

    • Directed by Wyatt McDill
    • Production Company Lake Street Productions
    • Year 2009

    • Holiday Beach

    • Directed by Steve Erik Larson
    • Production Company Northern Sky Productions
    • Year 2009

    • A Serious Man

    • Directed by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
    • Production Company Big Minyan Films
    • Year 2009

    • Horror House

    • Directed by Chad Martin
    • Production Company Horror House, LLC
    • Year 2008

    • Older Than America

    • Directed by Georgina Lightning
    • Production Company Older Than America Productions
    • Year 2008

    • 3D Sun

    • Directed by Melissa Butts
    • Production Company Melrae Pictures
    • Year 2007

    • The Breakout

    • Directed by Lee Rose
    • Production Company Sam and Tim, LLC
    • Year 2007

    • Killer Movie

    • Directed by Jeff Fisher
    • Production Company Dead of Winter, LLC
    • Year 2007

    • Detective Fiction

    • Directed by Patrick Coyle
    • Production Company Farnam St. Ltd.
    • Year 2004

    • The Last Word

    • Directed b Tim McCusker
    • Production Company Firelight Films
    • Year 2004

    • New World Symphony

    • Directed by Charles Bowe
    • Production Company Backdrop Productions
    • Year 2004

    • There nor There

    • Production Company Pearl Productions
    • Year 2004

    • Vernie

    • Directed by David Tufford
    • Production Company Vernie Pictures, Ltd
    • Year 2004

    • No Time for Cold Feet

    • Directed by Trent Tooley & Jackie Garrie
    • Production Company Not Another Hollywood Film
    • Year 2003

    • Bill's Gun Shop

    • Directed by Dean Hyers
    • Production Company Dangerous Films
    • Year 2001

    • Blackout Girl

    • Production Company MLR Productions
    • Year 2001

    • Great Lakes

    • Directed by James Byrne
    • Production Company Friction Films
    • Year 2001

    • Jerome's Razor

    • Production Company Reel Cinema Entertainment
    • Year 2001

    • The Off Days

    • Production Company MLR Productions
    • Year 2001

    • Vision of a Misfit

    • Production Company Guerrilla Squad Productions
    • Year 2001

    • Vixen Highway

    • Directed by John Ervin
    • Production Company Berlin Productions
    • Year 2001

    • Chasing Indigo

    • Directed by Carol Brook-Marino
    • Production Company Rollerloon Productions
    • Year 2000

    • Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks 

    • Directed by Craig Rice
    • Year 2000

    • The Hymen's Parable

    • Directed by Jon Springer
    • Production Company Cricket Films
    • Year 2000

    • I Hate Babysitting

    • Production Company King Me Productions
    • Year 2000

    • Peter

    • Directed by John Swon
    • Production Reel Cinema Entertainment
    • Year 2000

    • Poor Fool

    • Production Company Poor Fool Productions
    • Year 2000

    • Uprising: Revolution from the Roots

    • Production Company Guerrilla Squad Productions
    • Year 2000

    • Last Seen

    • Directed by Eva llona Brzeski
    • Production Company Apple Valley Pics
    • Year 1999

    • Los Enchiladas

    • Directed by Mitch Hedberg
    • Production Company Expand Productions
    • Year 1999

    • Mulligan

    • Directed by Tim VandeSteeg
    • Production Company Vandy Productions
    • Year 1999

 

  • The Trouble with Sam

  • Production Company Burning Sprockets
  • Year 1999

 

  • A Chance of Snow

  • Directed by Tony Bill
  • Production Company Hearst Entertainment, Orly Adelson Productions, Lifetime Television
  • Year 1998

 

  • Cut Glass

  • Production Company Fat Girl Films
  • Year 1998

 

  • The Very Thought of You

  • Directed by Nick Hamm
  • Production Company Banshee/Channel Four Films
  • Year 1998

 

  • With or Without You

  • Directed by Wendell Jon Anderson
  • Production Company Double U Productions/Mount Curve Productions/Wardenclyffe Entertainment
  • Year 1998

 

  • Acid Snow

  • Directed by Joel Itman
  • Production Company Acid Snow Productions
  • Year 1996

 

  • Cafe Donna

  • Directed by Larry LaVerk
  • Production Company Treehouse Films
  • Year 1996
  • Full Moon Rising

  • Directed by John Erick Dowdle
  • Production Company Moondog Productions
  • Year 1996

 

  • Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie

  • Directed by Jim Mallon
  • Production Company Best Brains Inc., Gramercy Pictures
  • Year 1996

 

  • Snow

  • Directed by Eric Tretbar
  • Production Company Winter Light Films
  • Year 1996

 

  • Beyond Bob

  • Directed by John Gaspard
  • Production Company Granite Productions
  • Year 1995

 

  • In the Line of Duty: Hunt for Justice

  • Directed by Dick Lowry
  • Production Company Patchett-Kaufman Entertainment
  • Year 1995

 

  • Criminal

  • Directed by Jeff Butcher
  • Production Company Criminal Pictures
  • Year 1994

 

  • Embrace of the Vampire

  • Directed by Anne Goursaud
  • Production Company Ministry of Film, General Media Entertainment, New Line Cinema
  • Year 1994

 

  • Trauma

  • Directed by Dario Argento
  • Production Company ADC Films
  • Year 1993

 

  • The Keys

  • Directed by Richard Compton
  • Production Company Universal TV/NBC
  • Year 1992

 

  • Resident Alien

  • Directed by John Gaspard
  • Production Company Granite Productions
  • Year 1991
  • The Usual

  • Directed by Eric Tretbar
  • Production Company Periferia Films
  • Year 1992

 

  • Lucky Day

  • Directed by Donald Wrye
  • Production Company Hearst Entertainment/CBS TV
  • Year 1991

 

  • Hometown Boy Makes Good

  • Directed by David Burton Morris
  • Production Company HBO
  • Year 1990

 

  • Old Explorers

  • Directed by William Pohlad
  • Production Company River Road Productions
  • Year 1990

 

  • The Stranger Within

  • Directed by Tom Holland
  • Production Company ABC TV/Goodman-Rosen Productions/New World Television
  • Year 1990

 

  • Voices Within: The Lives of Truddi Chase

  • Directed by Lamont Johnson
  • Production Company ItzBinso Long Productions, New World Television
  • Year 1990

 

  • Catch Me if You Can

  • Directed by Stephen Sommers
  • Production Company Management Company Entertainment Group
  • Year 1989

 

  • The Comeback

  • Directed by Jerrold Freedman
  • Production Company CBS Entertainment
  • Year 1989

 

  • Now I Lay Me

  • Production Company Miroslav Janek
  • Year 1987

 

  • Patti Rocks

  • Directed by David Burton Morris
  • Production Company FilmDallas Pictures
  • Year 1987

 

  • Rachel River

  • Directed by Sandy Smolan
  • Production Company American Playhouse
  • Year 1987

 

  • Purple Rain

  • Directed by Albert Magnoli
  • Production Company Purple Films/Warner Brothers Pictures
  • Year 1984

 

  • Purple Haze

  • Directed by David Burton Morris
  • Production Company Purple Haze Films
  • Year 1983

 

  • The Personals

  • Directed by Peter Markle
  • Production Company MPI/Markle Productions
  • Year 1982
  • Foolin' Around

  • Directed by Richard T. Heffron
  • Production Company 20th Century Fox
  • Year 1980

 

  • Ice Castles

  • Directed by Donald Wrye
  • Production Company Columbia Pictures Corporation/Columbia Pictures
  • Year 1978

 

  • Loose Ends

  • Directed by David Burton Morris and Victoria Wozniak
  • Production Company American Eagle/Fat Chance Films
  • Year 1976

 
The Wrestler
Directed by James A. Westman
Production Company Entertainment Ventures Inc.
Year 1974
 
The Emmigrants
Directed by Jan Troell
Production Company Svensk Filmindustri/Warner Brothers
Year 1970