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 […]