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 […]