Best Practices for The Locations Department

  About the course This course’s main focus will be on working with the City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba to acquire permits and permission, as well as preserving locations when shooting. The instructors will cover all aspects of assisting people in navigating through the City and Province to get the necessary permissions […]

You, Your Taxes, and the Manitoba Film Industry with Syd Kraft

                  This workshop is now sold out. Thank you to all who have signed up. We have another session with Syd Kraft for taxes in Manitoba’s film industry coming up on March 2nd, 2019. Syd Kraft will be covering topics on Taxes in Manitoba for the film […]

Executive Director Neila Benson Leaving FTM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WINNIPEG, MANITOBA:  Incumbent Film Training Manitoba (FTM) Executive Director Neila Benson will be leaving the organization for a new opportunity as of Friday, February 1st, 2019,  following 17 years of service. “Neila was at the helm of FTM for as long as several of us have worked in film, and her years of […]

DGC Standard Agreement 101 with Victoria Harding

This course will familiarize Members with the 2019-2021 DGC/CMPA Standard Agreement and its various schedules, with a particular focus on the Manitoba Schedule. The Manitoba Schedule contains most of the practical provisions for work in Manitoba, specifically regarding work week structure, payroll premiums, holidays, benefit payments, and nearby and distant location provisions…   Read more […]

Set Orientation, Safety Awareness, and Respect in the Workplace

This one-day workshop will cover topics such as: Set Orientation Surviving your first days and weeks on a film set Understanding the hierarchy and protocol Dealing with the deal memo                                                     […]

Workflow for 8K Productions

This workshop has sold out! Thank you to all who have signed up. We’re looking forward to this weekend and getting to meet all of you                         Read More Here          

Introduction to Documentary Cinematography

A cinematographers role is to interpret the story and use techniquesto maintain a certainperspective,mood and visual style. Another important role of the cinematographer is to work in collaboration with the director to realize their vision of the film the look and the storytelling approach are part of the cinematographer’s responsibilities. This one-day workshop will cover […]

Advanced Visual Research with Elizabeth Klinck

About the workshop As a visual researcher for the past 35 years in the documentary film and television industry, Elizabeth has  developed an extensive knowledge around research, rights clearance and copyright for music and film. This workshop is now sold out. Thank you to everyone who have signed up. We’ll see you on Monday!     […]