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 […]

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents Music, Movies & Maddin

Join celebrated Winnipeg filmmaker Guy Maddin as he takes you on a journey of music and movies, and explores how classical music is used in Hollywood’s famous films such as: The Incredibles, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Amadeus, Apocalypse Now, Austin Powers, The Shining, Blues Brothers, Manhattan, Platoon, 10, Excalibur and Fantasia. Guy Maddin’s most distinctive […]

Film Training Manitoba’s Transmedia Production Lab

FTM Congratulates the Transmedia Production Lab Participants! Film Training Manitoba gathered together a group of talented trainees and mentors for a weeklong production experiment designed to help participants explore the creative challenges of developing a multi-platform project from start to finish. The FTM Transmedia Production Lab saw participants split into two groups, and guided by […]

Film Training Manitoba announces the Career Focus Program for 2010/2011

Film Training Manitoba is once again accepting applications for our Career Focus Program. As part of FTM’s Work Experience Program, the CFP will provide on-the-job training to new crewmembers. The purpose of this program is to match graduates from a post-secondary institution with production companies and/or film-related businesses such as equipment houses or production facilities. […]

Deadline this Thursday, September 2nd! FTM Transmedia Production Lab

In collaboration with New Media Manitoba, the TPL was designed to explore the creative challenges of developing multiplatform content from the ground up.  Trainees and their mentors will be immersed in an intensive week of practical transmedia production, culminating in the creation of a series of new multiplatform prototypes.  Fundamental concepts underlying transmedia production will […]