Working Together: Production Office & Assistant Directing

The aim of this 2-day workshop is to look at issues that occur where the job of the Production Office team typically ends and where the On-Set / Assistant Directing team begins. This course is recommended for those with some experience and newcomers alike. Addressing the potential pitfalls that tend to be overlooked or not immediately […]

Supervisory Series: Best Practices for First Time Supervisors with Holly Palmer

As a supervisor, you are the link between your employees and the organization. In this program, you will learn the how-tos of management, the best practices according to successful senior executives, and what you need to know before you become overwhelmed by employee issues. Once you are placed in a position of authority, how you uphold policies […]

Staffing Changes at Film Training Manitoba

Long-serving Film Training Manitoba (FTM) staff members Allison Bile and Mauro Ferritto have been promoted into senior management roles and FTM’s Erin Hembrador will now be the Programs Facilitator. Allison Bile will be serving as Operations Manager and Mauro Ferritto will now be FTM’s Senior Manager of Programs and Communications. For the first-time in FTM’s twenty-years, […]

Lighting Intensive with Joao Holowka

About the workshop This professional development course is for individuals interested in learning and developing their skills in the areas of professional lighting for media productions. Though a series of hands-on learning the instructor will be reviewing aspects of cinematography, which involve basic but effective lighting designs. This course will cover some of the latest techniques […]

Best Practices for The Locations Department

This course’s main focus will be on working with the City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba to acquire permits and permission, as well as preserving locations when shooting. The instructors will cover all aspects of assisting people in navigating through the City and Province to get the necessary permissions and permits needed. You […]

Lighting and Grip Bootcamp with João Holowka & Francois Balcaen

                    Film Training Manitoba is pleased to present this 2-day workshop for those interested in learning more about working in the Lighting and Grip Departments. Through hands-on practical exercises, participants will learn how to scout and rig locations, manipulate the existing lights and create an acceptable […]

Film Training Manitoba Launches the Annual Carole Vivier Outstanding Builder Award

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s training organization for media-based professionals, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) presented the inaugural Carole Vivier Outstanding Builder Award on Monday, June 24. After three decades of leadership and passion in Manitoba’s film and music industries, Manitoba Film & Music (MFM) CEO & Film Commissioner Carole Vivier announced her retirement, effective June 28, 2019. During her time at MFM, Manitoba’s film production volume […]