Blue Moon and Merit Motion Pictures enter development of TV docu-soap series

Winnipeg, MB. – March 16, 2011 – Blue Moon Furniture and Merit Motion Pictures have formed an agreement to develop a television series based on the struggles and dreams of the ladies behind the landmark Corydon design business. The docu-soap will follow owner Sylvia Bock and daughter Leila Bock-Freeman, who have co-managed the company for […]

Film Training Manitoba Intern Finds Success

Considering that Career Focus intern Dustin Courchene picked up Set PA gigs on two high-profile film productions, just weeks after his on-the-job training with Film Training Manitoba, it’s easy to proclaim him a qualified success story. Established in 2006, the Career Focus Internship Program allows for under-30, post-secondary graduates to gain experience on an actual […]

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents Music, Movies & Maddin

Join celebrated Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin as he takes you on a journey of music and movies, and explores how classical music is used in Hollywood’s famous films such as: The Incredibles, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Amadeus, Apocalypse Now, Austin Powers, The Shining, Blues Brothers, Manhattan, Platoon, 10, Excalibur and Fantasia. Guy Maddin’s most distinctive […]

Film Training Manitoba’s Transmedia Production Lab

FTM Congratulates the Transmedia Production Lab Participants! Film Training Manitoba gathered together a group of talented trainees and mentors for a weeklong production experiment designed to help participants explore the creative challenges of developing a multi-platform project from start to finish. The FTM Transmedia Production Lab saw participants split into two groups, and guided by […]

Film Training Manitoba announces the Career Focus Program for 2010/2011

Film Training Manitoba is once again accepting applications for our Career Focus Program. As part of FTM’s Work Experience Program, the CFP will provide on-the-job training to new crewmembers. The purpose of this program is to match graduates from a post-secondary institution with production companies and/or film-related businesses such as equipment houses or production facilities. […]