WORKSHOP: Firearms Safety for the Film Industry

Firearms can be as safe as any other prop on a film set when handled correctly. But how do you know for sure they are being handled properly? What is an adequate level of safety protection when working with blanks? What are legal requirements when using firearms, and the legal and safety issues involved when… […]

Thank you to all who joined us at our 15th Anniversary Open House!

On August 28th, we opened our office doors to celebrate Film Training Manitoba‘s 15 years of providing high calibre training to the province’s filmmaking industry. There was a great turnout from all facets of the community. Cake was cut, videos were played, and even a freestyle rap was performed! We are continually grateful for the support […]

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling

This two-day workshop will provide course participants with a fundamental working knowledge of two key pieces of software used in today’s film and television industry. These essential tools enhance the flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency of creating budgets and schedules for productions of all types.  Movie Magic Budgeting is an innovative… Find out more »

Call for ACCOUNTING CLERKS

A background in Accounting is beneficial but is NOT required. Administrative and/or clerical skills would be assets. Production companies are currently looking for highly organized and self-motivated individuals who are interested in working in the accounting department of upcoming local film & television productions.  The job itself would be full time but would also entail […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile: JENNA NEEPIN

FTM’s Programs & Communications Assistant for over three years, Jenna Neepin has a unique perspective on FTM’s role in the local community – especially with being an up-and-coming filmmaker in her own right. See what she also has to say about starting out in the industry initially as a FTM trainee!

WORKSHOP: Camera Drones for the Film Industry

The advent of cutting-edge camera drone technology allows for the transmission of HD quality images throughout a drone’s flight path. These drones have the capability of mounting virtually any DSLR or professional-grade video camera. In the past, conventional aircraft have been limited in their ability to gather aerial footage from low altitudes. However, drones can be easily […]

WORKSHOP: The Art of Destruction – Garment Breakdown for the Costume Department

This intensive 2-day workshop on Costume Breakdown will cover basic breakdown techniques and natural aging, as well as more extreme forms of breakdown such as painting, blood and special effects. The workshop will be a mixture of lecture, demonstration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn the most effective approach to achieve desired results. Find out […]

FTM ANNOUNCEMENT: Canada-Manitoba Job Grant

Film Training Manitoba is very excited to announce a new training fund available to Manitoba production companies.  As part of the new Canada-Manitoba Job Grant program, eligible employers may apply for up to $10,000 for each individual worker to assist with training costs.  Employers are expected to provide one-third of the training costs in cash and […]

WORKSHOP: Meisner on Film with Christiane Hirt

The focus of this intensive two-day workshop is working for film on The Meisner Technique and how these principles are utilized to achieve a compelling performance both in the audition room and on set. Sanford Meisner’s Technique is built upon his philosophy that, “until an actor is a more honest human being, only then is an actor ready […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile: NEILA BENSON

Neila Benson – FTM’s current Executive Director – shares her thoughts about her early involvement with FTM and the organization’s contribution to the local filmmaking industry.