WORKSHOP: Film & Television WRITING Intensive

with Linda Coffey, senior story editor    Veteran story editor Linda Coffey will engage with the lecture participants in an overview of the process of developing and writing for film and television. She will discuss story structure and current trends in writing, with particular consideration given to working in the Canadian marketplace…. Click here for […]

WORKSHOP: Locations – “Set Ready” Workshop

with Michael Cowles   This one-day workshop will provide an awareness and understanding of the film locations department, particularly for new entrants in the local industry who are looking to work in this department. click here for more info…

WORKSHOP: Foundations in Dialect Training with Tom Soares

Foundations in Dialect Training: General American and Standard British.  Over the first day, participants will be introduced to the 5 key elements that actors need to know in order to learn any accent or dialect… click here for more

RBC Scholarship Awarded to FTM’s Program Manager Adam Smoluk

Congratulations go out to FTM’s Program Manager Adam Smoluk, who has been awarded a RBC scholarship to attend governance training with the Rotman School of Management and the Institute of Corporate Directors.  A limited number of these scholarships are awarded annually. “FTM staff members continually undertake training to ensure we can in turn provide world-class training for […]

WORKSHOP: Industry Safety Session

NOTE:  The Film Industry Safety Session that had been scheduled for Thursday, May 12th has been moved to these two session options below. SAFE Committee Basics presented by    Two upcoming session options: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016  |  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Friday, May 13th, 2016  |  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Prevention Training Room, 16th floor, 363 Broadway FREE This interactive […]

MASTER SERIES WORKSHOP: One-on-One with Producer Jamie Brown

Saturday, May 14th, 2016 / Sunday, May 15th, 2016 Red River College – Princess Street Campus, 160 Princess St. | Room W411 $65 During one of the two days, each participant will receive an individual 45-minute, one-on-one session with senior film & television producer Jamie Brown of Frantic Films. Participants should come prepared to discuss […]

Safety and Health Guidelines for the Film Industry

April 12, 2016  *FREE* FILM INDUSTRY SAFETY SERIES   Crew Training and Q&A Session: Safety and Health Guidelines for the Manitoba Media Production Industry   presented by  Jack Slessor, SAFE Work Consultant  Darren James, Workplace Safety and Health Branch Officer FREE Two session options (*Please note the different locations for each session.) Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 | […]

SAFE Work MB offering free PREVENTION WORKSHOPS throughout the year!

FTM’s safety workshop partner – SAFE Work Manitoba – is offering a number of on-going, in-class prevention workshops for all industries. We recommend these basic prevention workshops to all workers in the Manitoba film and television community.   You can register for these workshops, free of charge, through SAFE Work Manitoba. Please see the bottom of this posting for the link to […]

Traffic Awareness for the Film Industry

This course will familiarize participants with the provincial laws governing traffic control. Traffic Awareness deals with the understanding of who is responsible for establishing traffic control on a film set, the duties regarding flagging on set, the dress and… Find out more »  

Safety and Health Guidelines for the Film Industry

SAFE Work Consultant, Jack Slessor, and Workplace Safety and Health Branch Officer, Darren James will be conducting an industry session on workplace safety, and health legislative rights and… Find out more »