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.

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 […]