WORKSHOP: 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 proper equipment necessary for proper flagging, and the proper techniques for directing traffic.  NOTE:  This is […]

JOB OPPORTUNITY: DGC- Manitoba Representative

The DGC-MANITOBA is looking for a representative to work with their local Executive and national association, and act as a liaison with their members and other local industry associations and production companies. For details, please see the full job posting: DGC Manitoba District Council Job Posting      

WORKSHOP: Screenwriting Intensive with Jordan Wheeler

Manitoba-based writers with developed scripts or treatments are invited to submit their project to this program.  The first part of the workshop will be an evening group lecture/discussion where veteran, Gemini Award-winning screenwriter, Jordan Wheeler, will share his knowledge on the craft of storytelling, screenwriting, development of story structure, characters, and re-writing skills… Find out more […]

WORKSHOP: Master Your Audition with Benson Simmonds

NOTE: Saturday, June 27th will be used as an “independent study day” for actor participants to work on their scenes on their own. Requirement: Upon registration, participants are asked to e-mail their headshot and acting resumé to info@filmtraining.mb.ca, no later than Thursday, June 18th. (These will be used by… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Lighting and Grip Boot Camp

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) 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 exposure and… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Make-Up for the Film Industry

During this one day, hands-on course, participants will learn the history and application of silicone/gel filled appliances, transfer (Bondo) appliances and gelatin appliances. Participants will be taught specific hands-on skills with skin preparation, adhesives, application of appliances, colouring and the safe removal methods of the pieces. Participants… Find out more »    

WORKSHOP: One-on-One with Producer Phyllis Laing

During one of the two days, each participant will receive an individual 45-minute, one-on-one session with senior film & television producer Phyllis Laing of Buffalo Gal Pictures. Participants should come prepared to discuss a project (or projects) that they are currently developing. In advance of the session, participants are expected to research potential funding sources and be […]

WORKSHOP: Film & Television Lighting Intensive

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is pleased to present this two-day workshop for individuals interested in learning about professional lighting techniques in the film and television industry. Through a series of hands-on, practical exercises, participants will learn about various professional lighting techniques and trends in the industry.   Topics to be covered will… Find out more […]

WORKSHOP: Intro to Money Matters

This focused, single day course – based on the previously offered two-day “Money Matters” workshop – will provide you with the fundamentals and essentials tools to become more successful in managing your department budget whether you are a seasoned key or… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: The Director and the Camera with John Paizs

Filmmaker John Paizs will supervise and coach each participant throughout this hands-on workshop, with the aim of inspiring the necessary critical discussion that will help you become a working director at an accelerated rate.  From learning how to visualize a scene well before you step behind the camera, to filming your scene under expert guidance, to screening […]