WORKSHOP: TV Writing from Concept to Production

During this three-day writing workshop, participants will work with veteran, Gemini Award-winning screenwriter Jordan Wheeler, who will share his knowledge on the craft of storytelling, screenwriting, development of story structure, characters, co-writing and re-writing skills, and… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Introduction to FINAL DRAFT Screenwriting Software

This two-day workshop will introduce you to the basics of the Final Draft Professional Screenwriter program, from both a writer’s perspective as well as from a production standpoint. You will learn essential formatting, terminology,… Find out more »

Meisner on Film with Christiane Hirt

(Note: updated application deadline – Monday, Feb. 15th) The focus of this intensive two-day workshop is working for film on The Meisner Technique and how these principles are utilized… Find out more »  

Safety and Health Guidelines for the Manitoba Media Production Industry

The new Safety and Health Guidelines for the Manitoba Media Production Industry have been released! You can find them here:   Safety and Health Guidelines for the Manitoba Media Production Industry   The Manitoba Media Production Industry Safety and Health Committee appreciates the participation and input of the numerous people and organizations who assisted in developing […]

WORKSHOP: Camera Assistant Trainee Course 2015

The purpose of the camera trainee course is to provide the basic set of skills needed to work on a Western-based union set (BC, AB, SK, MB, Yukon, Northwest Territories). This course is structured to give participants an introduction to cinematography within a union environment… Find out more »  

EXPO 2015 WORKSHOP: Essentials of Factual Entertainment Series

Since the late 1990s, the observational TV documentary series in North America has transformed and splintered off into a set of new genres that fully ascended into what is commonly known as Factual Entertainment (“FE”). It’s a catchall phrase for reality-based but highly formatted character and reward-driven… Find out more »  

WORKSHOP: Prep & Shoot: Introduction to Assistant Directing

The main duties of an Assistant Director (AD) are to assist the director, coordinate all production activity, and supervise the cast and crew on production. The AD is considered the key link between the director and the cast and crew, and also the liaison to the… Find out more »  

WORKSHOP: Film & Television Lighting Intensive

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is pleased to present this two-day workshop for individuals interested in learning about professional lighting techniques in the film and television industry. Through a series of hands-on, practical exercises, participants will learn about various professional lighting techniques and trends… Find out more »