FTM Staff Announcement

It’s with a tinge of bittersweetness that we bid farewell to Mauro Ferritto, FTM’s Programs and Communications Assistant, as he makes his way out west to B.C., segueing into the next phase of his career. A burgeoning writer and filmmaker in his own right, Mauro’s industry knowledge, resourcefulness and quick wit will be sorely missed […]

[Application Period Now Closed] FTM JOB OPENING: Programs Assistant (full-time)

The application period for this job opening is now closed.  Thank you to all who applied.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.     PROGRAMS ASSISTANT Film Training Manitoba is looking for a highly motivated individual to assist in the delivery of FTM training programs. The position requires candidates to work on […]

WORKSHOP: Locations “Set Ready” Workshop

This workshop, held over two evenings, 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.  Participants will: become “set ready” –   learn what goes into… Find out more »

FTM’s CREW INTERNSHIP program for 2014-2015 is now accepting applications

  Film Training Manitoba has received confirmation of funding support for its Career Focus Crew Internship program.  The program will run from June 2, 2014 through May 28, 2015.  Applications are now being accepted for these work experience placements and can be submitted throughout the year.   For further details about this program, including eligibility, and […]

WORKSHOP: Linda Seger’s Making A Good Script Great Workshop

Based on her bestselling book, Linda Seger’s Making A Good Script Great seminar is a crash course in the same methods and principles that have inspired such Oscar-winning writers and directors as Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code), Peter Jackson (The Lord Of The Rings, The Lovely Bones) and countless others. Ron […]

WORKSHOP: Creating Artificial Blood for the Film Industry

During this one-day, hands-on course, participants will learn how artificial blood is used in movies, its components, how it is created, the various applications, different brands, and why making your own is sometimes better. Also to be explored is how artificial blood is applied with respect to costumes, hair, etc.  Theatrical blood or stage blood […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile Series

In celebration of Film Training Manitoba’s 15 years of servicing the province’s filmmaking community, we are launching a media series that will feature a few of the good folks who have either trained or worked with FTM since its inception in 1999.  Every month we will release a new profile on our website, so stop by […]

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Story Structure

During this evening workshop participants will attend an introductory lecture about story structure and the rewriting process. This session is designed for individuals who are interested in learning more about structure and the rewriting process. The instructor will be using video clips from feature films and television series and other visual examples to illustrate concepts […]

WORKSHOP: Screenwriting Incubator

Manitoba-based writers with developed scripts or treatments will be invited to submit a project to this Screenwriting Incubator workshop. During this workshop the participants will attend an introductory group lecture about story structure and the rewriting process. Participants will then receive a scheduled one-on-one meeting with the instructor for one and a half hours. The participants […]