Film Training Manitoba – Workshop Training
Film Training Manitoba’s workshop training program was initiated to ensure that Manitoba’s film industry has qualified, highly-trained crewmembers in all craft areas. The goal of the program isto provide training to established technicians and production staff and expand the crew base of the local film industry.
FTM offers the required courses for membership to IATSE local 856 and the DGC Manitoba District Council. We also collaborate with industry partners to put together workshops and presentations that provide our local industry members with advanced training and professional development opportunities.
Workshops for people entering the industry, including the prerequisite courses for IATSE Local 856 and Local 669, as well as for the Director’s Guild of Canada - Manitoba District Council.
Courses and workshops aimed at existing crew who would like to advance their current skill level.
Courses designed for the professional advancement of writers, directors, and producers.
Tailored workshop and mentorship training for both existing and contract staff, as well as crew at production or industry related companies.
Film Crew Supervisory Skills Certificate
FTM is pleased to partner with Red River College to bring you the Film Crew Supervisory Certificate. This training was designed to help those wishing to develop their human resource and supervisory skills for work in the film and television industry.
To obtain a Film Crew Supervisory Skills certificate, participants will need to complete the following:
- Two of Film Training Manitoba’s eligible workshops (see below)
- Four courses selected from Red River College’s Continuing Education: Business Seminars & Workshops
The following is a list of eligible FTM workshops:
- Money Matters
- Leadership Development Workshop
- Production Management
- Crew Management Skills (Part One & Part Two)
The following RRC Business Seminars & Workshops are available for the 2013 Spring Term:
Negotiating Skills - $135 (SEMR-9106)
Explore the principles and practice of skilled negotiations. Learn to assess various negotiation situations and apply principles to arrive at an acceptable solution. Note: you will learn through a combination of lectures, discussion and group exercises.
Conflict Resolution - $135 (SEMR-9096)
We can expect to face conflict situations whenever we spend time with others; conflict gets resolved whether the situation is to our liking or not. This conflict resolution workshop addresses the interpersonal scope for such activity so that you can resolve your conflicts with others in a stable and safe environment, while still maintaining your own dignity. Topics include: safety procedures, how to maintain control of a situation, defusing techniques, how to listen and ask questions, mediation, and how to come to an eventual agreement.
Building Workplace Loyalty - $135 (SEMR-9158)
Pressure is being placed on managers to build progressive working environments that encourage and support employee growth and job satisfaction. Participants will be introduced to a simple tool to assess their ability to foster a working environment that ensures high levels of employee engagement. We will also discuss practical techniques to identify and nurture employee ability and to build higher levels of employee commitment and contribution.
Making Tough Decisions - $135 (SEMR-9188)
Understanding the behavioral components of our decision making style is often a key factor in developing effective working relationships and career choices. Tough decisions often involve ambiguity, conflict and uncertainty. Address the need to understand these confounding attributes and to deal with them effectively in decision-making situations.
Until March 31st, 2015, participants who have completed one of the eligible FTM workshops will receive a 50% discount on four of their chosen RRC business seminars and workshops. FTM will process the reimbursement after the participant has attended the RRC business seminar/workshop and submitted an official receipt.
If a participant successfully completes all six courses (two FTM workshops and four RRC seminar/workshops) by March 31st 2015, they will receive their Film Crew Supervisory Certificate and a $100 credit towards any Film Training Manitoba workshop.
For more information on the Film Crew Supervisory Certificate or for help registering, please contact us at:
Film Training Manitoba
100 - 62 Albert Street