The good news? A new local location for picking up indie filmmakers! The bad news? It’s in St. Paul. The new Center For Media Arts at IFP Minneapolis/St.Paul was created to help aspiring Twin Cities talent in the film arts through all stages of the creative process. (Strib story | MPR story.) Pay attention, people: they will help you get funding, training, equipment — might they even get Snowbate re-instated? But you’re going to have to cross the Mississippi by yourself. Opening party for the new facility is on May 7.