Working Together: Intro to the Production Office & Assistant Directing

About the class The aim of this two-day class is to look at where the roles and responsibilities of the Production Office typically end and the On-Set / Assistant Directing team begins then address issues that can arise during that transition. This course is recommended for those with experience and newcomers alike. The course will […]

Made-in-Manitoba Movies: Spooky Season

Spooky season is upon us. While getting lost in a corn maze or braving a haunted house is a wonderful way to spend October sometimes a night in with a movie or a show and a big bowl of freshly popped popcorn is the comfiest fall activity. If you are looking for a spine-chilling supernatural […]

Film Training Manitoba Completes the FILM EXPO Lighting and Grip Bootcamp 2021

Manitoba’s film industry workforce development organization, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) completed the latest Lighting and Grip Bootcamp 2021.  Held at William F. White’s Winnipeg rental house, FTM’s course was calibrated to develop new workers for technical positions within the film industry. This two-day intensive training featured veteran film instructors Joao Holowka and Gabriel Daniels “As […]

Staffing Changes at FTM – John Bruce Departs and Sheen Chan Joins FTM

John Bruce, Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s Special Projects and Marketing Coordinator has departed the organization for a position in the private sector. Since the beginning of 2021, he’s taken on a variety of duties such as facilitating courses to troubleshooting tech issues to writing annual reports. John also developed a new visual graphic style for […]

Announcing our Super Six Panel Series Line Up for the UWPG Film Festival

Inspired by the popularity of our Reel Careers Profiles, our Super Six panels give Manitoban film professionals a chance to share their experiences with both experienced and aspiring film professionals. We’re presenting our latest Super Six at the UWPG Film Festival on October 21 from 1pm – 2pm. Register for the Zoom panel here and […]

FTM and UWPG Film Festival Launch New Training Partnership

Manitoba’s workforce development and training organization Film Training Manitoba (FTM) and the UWPG Film Festival are set to offer a deluxe Zoom training session as part of the festival on October 21 from 1 pm – 2 pm. FTM’s Super Six Series panel gives Manitoban film industry professionals the chance to share their experiences with both established and aspiring film workers. […]