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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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Reel Career Profile Series: Andrew Luczenczyn

Andrew Luczenczyn is the Lead CSR for William F. White Winnipeg and a freelance cinematographer.  He has worked for WFW for 5 years, working with the industry to supply the lighting, grip, cameras and specialty equipment need to shoot large films. He also has over a decade of experience as a cinematographer, shooting 3 features, …


The Director and the Camera with John Paizs (In partnership with the WFG)

March 10 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pmMarch 11 – 9:30 am to 6:00 pmMarch 12 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Location: TBD Registration Fee:  WFG & DGC-MDC members: $150.00General: $225.00Lecture (Day 1 ONLY): $25.00 To apply please email with the SUBJECT LINE: “DIRECTING FOR CAMERA APPLICATION”. Applicants are required to provide a letter …


FTM’s SWIFT presents – Camera Lab: Bridging the Gap Between DSLR’s to Cinematic Systems

February 25 and 26th, 2023, 10:00 am to 4:30pm Location: UNIT204 Production Services, 1090 Pacific Ave Registration Fee:  $150 To register online click here and select ‘Camera Lab’ from the list of courses. About the workshop: This 2-day course is for female-identified, trans, and non-binary adults who understand DSLR/mirrorless manual camera operation and want training with cinema …


FTM Launches New Camera Lab for Underrepresented Film Workers in Manitoba

Manitoba’s workforce development and training organization Film Training Manitoba (FTM) has created a new in-depth two-day film camera course targeted for women-identifying, trans, and non-binary participants. To register for this course please go to: FTM’s SWIFT Camera Lab: Bridging Between the Gap DSLRs to Cinematic Systems is scheduled for February 25 & 26, 2023 and will be instructed …


Wayne Sheldon Awarded Film Training Manitoba’s Carole Vivier Builder Award

Manitoba’s workforce development and training organization Film Training Manitoba (FTM) has awarded Wayne Sheldon the Carole Vivier Distinguished Builder Award at FTM’s FILM EXPO 2023. Sheldon was selected unanimously by FTM’s board of directors and Carole Vivier the former CEO and Film Commissioner of Manitoba Film and Music.   The honour was presented by FTM’s Chair Andrew …


FTM Launches Canada’s First Distance Education Course on Leadership, Management and Supervision for the Film Industry

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) the workforce development and training organization for Manitoba’s film industry has created a new fully online distance education course designed to upgrade the skills of Manitoba’s film industry leaders, managers, and supervisors. “FTM is a member of the excellent Manitoba Sector Council program which innovates industry-specific workplace learning within our province. …


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Here’s an open house from our great partner Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology! 👍MITT’s Domestic Open House events are quickly approaching. – Virtual Open House – Wednesday, February 15, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.– In-Person Open House – Thursday, February 23, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.Join us for one or both of our events to learn about MITT’s 30-plus programs, the services we offer our students, and so much more.Register now at See MoreSee Less
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Please check out FTM’s Reel Careers Profile of Andrew Luczenczyn! He is the Lead CSR for William F. White International Inc. Winnipeg and he is a freelance cinematographer. 😎🎬🎥 See MoreSee Less
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Breaking News! FTM & the Winnipeg Film Group have partnered on THE DIRECTOR & THE CAMERA workshop on March 10, 11, & 12, 2023. This course is instructed by the former director-in-residence of the Canadian Film Centre John Paizs! The deadline to apply for this session is Feb. 24, 2023. 😉Here are the full details: 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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