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Heather Neale and Vonnie Von Helmolt Take Home Major SWIFT 2023 Honours

Two of Manitoba’s long-serving film community members, Heather Neale and Vonnie Von Helmolt, both recently received honours at Canada’s Supporting Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) Conference on November 25 and 26, 2023. Neale, a nationally renowned costume designer, was the recipient of the SWIFT award which was created by Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s Board of Directors to recognize long-serving leaders in Manitoba’s film community that …


Manitoba Post-Secondaries Set to Attend Canada’s SWIFT Conference in Full Force

Canada’s Supporting Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) Conference, which features former Governor General of Canada Michaëlle Jean as the event’s keynote speaker, has attracted attendance from numerous Manitoba post-secondary schools.   The SWIFT Conference is the only film industry conference in Canada dedicated to the skills development for women film workers. The event organizer, Film Training Manitoba (FTM), has secured …


Reel Career Profile: Carmen Kotyk

Carmen Kotyk is an award winning Casting Director who has garnered a reputation for casting excellence within Canada and abroad. Her recent credits include Grudge Reboot (Sony Pictures, Ghost House Pictures) Run (Lionsgate), Channel Zero (Universal) and A Dog’s Journey (Amblin, Universal). Carmen opened up The Abby in February of 2018 with the intention of “upping the game in Winnipeg” while providing a …


New Senior Projects Manager on Board at Film Training Manitoba

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is pleased to announce that the organization has hired Fawnda Neckoway as the new Senior Projects Manager. Neckoway is an Ithinew (cree) filmmaker from the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, residing in Winnipeg and she is a graduate of the Red River College Polytechnic’s Digital Film and Media Production. She is the founder …


Film Training Manitoba Thanks Canada’s SWIFT’s Gold and Silver Sponsors!

On November 25 and 26, FTM is partnering with 30 other organizations for Canada’s Supporting Women in Film Trades Conference. We wish to recognize our Gold and Silver level sponsors, whose generous support is helping us carry out this incredibly critical event. For more information about the SWIFT conference go here: FTM is a …


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