EXPO 2011 – Announcing New (lower) Pricing!

Thanks to the generosity of our funders and partners, FTM is now able to offer the 3D Camera Intensive Series for the lower price of $200.00 (includes registration for the 3D Exploratory Workshop) and the 3D Exploratory Workshop is now only $175 (includes admission to the 3D Filmmaking Symposium). Registration deadline for both workshops has been extended to October 18th!

PAL Winnipeg Survey

PAL Winnipeg was established to provide affordable housing for older people who worked, or continue to work, in the recorded or live Entertainment Industry. It is vitally important that workers in the Arts participate in this housing survey – without significant input from the community we will never gain the financial support necessary to build […]

Script Supervision Goes Digital

For the more seasoned script supervisors attending the workshop, this introduction to the “computerization” of their department sparked an immediate interest in the significant ways their jobs could be better organized and streamlined.

Film Crew Supervisory Skills Certificate

Film Training Manitoba is pleased to announce that we have once again partnered with Red River College to bring you Film Crew Supervisory Skills Certificate. The FCSSC was designed to aid those wishing to develop their human resource and supervisory skills for work in the film and television industry.

Comin’ At Ya: Stereoscopic 3D Production and Theory

Stereoscopic. The word, when applied to 3D, literally means to film two offsetting images in order to manipulate the eye into believing that it’s seeing real objects. We all have our favourite screen-jutting moments, whether from 3D films that first ran in the mid-50s (House of Wax; Dial ‘M’ for Murder), or the early 1980s […]

Red River College delivers Film Crew Training

Red River College delivers Film Crew Training: Introduction (PDEV-1017) For over two years, Film Training Manitoba has collaborated with Red River College to deliver the Intro to Film Crew Course through the Continuing Education Department. This year the course has been renamed Film Crew Training: Introduction and is being delivered in-class beginning Monday, April 11th. […]

Film Training Manitoba’s Executive Director Nominated as Woman of Distinction

Film Training Manitoba’s Executive Director Nominated as Woman of Distinction Winnipeg – Film Training Manitoba is thrilled to announce the nomination of our Executive Director, Neila Benson, for the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. Neila has a distinguished background as a picture editor for the NFB (among others), animator and film professional.  She served as […]

Blue Moon and Merit Motion Pictures enter development of TV docu-soap series

Winnipeg, MB. – March 16, 2011 – Blue Moon Furniture and Merit Motion Pictures have formed an agreement to develop a television series based on the struggles and dreams of the ladies behind the landmark Corydon design business. The docu-soap will follow owner Sylvia Bock and daughter Leila Bock-Freeman, who have co-managed the company for […]

Film Training Manitoba Intern Finds Success

Considering that Career Focus intern Dustin Courchene picked up Set PA gigs on two high-profile film productions, just weeks after his on-the-job training with Film Training Manitoba, it’s easy to proclaim him a qualified success story. Established in 2006, the Career Focus Internship Program allows for under-30, post-secondary graduates to gain experience on an actual […]