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Film Training Manitoba offers everything you need to get started and thrive in Manitoba’s fast growing film industry.

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Developing Manitoba’s Film and Television Industry through customized internships, mentorships, and upgrades.

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August 13 & 14, 2022 at 10:00AM – 3:30PM  Location: 245 McDermot Ave (4th floor) Registration Fee: $120 To register online click here and select ‘Screenwriting with Collin Friesen’ from the list of courses. Once you have registered for the course and received a confirmation from FTM, please submit your materials to: and please put in the subject line: Screenwriting materials. …


Ellen Rutter Awarded FTM’s Inaugural SWIFT Award 2022

Long-serving film industry professional Ellen Rutter has been awarded the first FTM Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) Award.  This award was presented on the last day the conference and will be an annual SWIFT award. “FTM’s Board of Directors unanimously selected Ellen for this honour. We deeply appreciate her commitment to our industry and support of …


FTM’s Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) 2022 Launches June 10!

In November 2021,  Film Training Manitoba (FTM) announced the launched Canada’s first Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT), which is a ground-breaking initiative to increase the number of women and individuals identifying as women working in Manitoba’s film industry. SWIFT runs June 10, 11 & 12, 2022 and the entire event is sold out …


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Thank you again to the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology‘s Bev Barnes Stuart for hosting a film industry panel with IATSE 856 Manitoba‘s Monique Perro, The Directors Guild of Canada – Manitoba District Council‘s Richard Hines and Film Training Manitoba‘s Adam Smoluk in June! 😎 See MoreSee Less
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FTM has developed a new cutting-edge in-class screenwriting course that’s taking place August 13 & 14. Here’s the full details: See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to FTM’s Allison Bile and Christina Kasperczyk the VP of ICG 669 for their outstanding work with FTM’s Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) 2022 — Canada’s first conference to support women in the film trades. 😎 See MoreSee Less
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On May 31, 2022 @ 7PM catch a free panel discussion with Khali Wenaus, Alisha Talbot, & Shelley Anthis as they talk about their experiences in the local film industry. Check out the event page for more details:

Spots are now available to non-union members! It is recommended those interested be available to attend both days of SWIFT. It is free to attend but space is limited and registration is first come first serve basis. Check out our website for more info:

Film Training Manitoba’s SWIFT event has been moved to June 10, 11 & 12. Previously confirmed participants, please reach out to if you have not received an email about the update.

Film Training Manitoba and Assiniboine Community College teamed up for a special workshop over the weekend to teach students critical skills that will be essential in helping grow the province’s thriving film industry. #bdnmb

Film Training Manitoba will be closed for winter break from December 18 to January 4. If you are looking to take online courses during the break, we are taking registrations until December 13th. Find more info about online courses here:

Alongside my colleague @cathycox, we had the pleasure to announce @filmtrainingmb Summit for Women in Film Trades. The summit takes place in January and will be an excellent opportunity to celebrate the diverse workforce in the booming Manitoba film industry. #AdvancingManitoba

#SaveTheDate MB Construction Sector Council, MB Home Builder’s Assoc., MB Heavy Construction Assoc., MB Building Trades, & WPG Construction Assoc. are hosting a 2-day #WomenInTrades #Conference, Feb18-19! Early Bird Registration starts Nov 15.
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