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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: Leona Krahn

Leona Krahn is a Winnipeg filmmaker whose award-winning body of work spans over 20 years. Her films (documentary and narrative short) have screened on The Documentary Channel, CBC Newsworld, CBC, CTV, Bell MTS, and on networks in Poland, Hong Kong etc. Festival showings include the Socially Relevant Film Festival in NYC, Harlem International Film Festival, NH Docs in New Haven, CT, Montreal …


FTM Industry Workforce Development Survey Results November 2022

Thank you for all of the positive responses and information Film Training Manitoba received on FTM’s fall survey 2022.  As a member of the Manitoba Sector council program, FTM conducts workforce development and skills development for MB’s film industry. FTM uses human resource metrics such as surveys, participant evaluations, and industry consultation to program training for …


SOLD OUT – Introduction to the Art Department (An IATSE 856 Accelerator)

When: Saturday December 3, 2022 9:30 am to 5:00pm (includes a lunch break)Where: Red River Polytech 160 Princess St Room P314Price: IATSE 856 Members/Permits: $25.00General: $30.00 Register here. Scroll down and select “Intro to the Art Department” About the course:During this one -day course, film professionals Khali Wenaus and Jonathan Van Winkle will provide an introductory course …


In Memory of Erin Hembrador

In recent days our team at Film Training Manitoba (FTM) learned of the sudden passing of Erin Hembrador. Erin worked at our organization from 2014 and in 2019 she fulfilled a life-long dream to work at the full service production company FRANK Digital. Erin was a multi-talented person both creatively and technically. She was passionate about …


Introduction to the Make-Up Department (An IATSE Accelerator)

When: November 19 & 20, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM (includes a 30 min lunch break)Where: Red River Polytech – 160 Princess Street Room P314Price:  IATSE 856 – $40General/non-union – $50 To register please call our office at 204-989-9669 during office hours. (9:30 am – 4:30 pm). Deadline to register is Friday, November 18 @ 4:30 …


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MB Farpoint Films is on a roll! 👍👍Super Channel is the place to be today to watch three different Farpoint shows:#DisasterDejavu: Ep 3 – 6:05 am EST#TargetedForMurder: Ep 8 – 6:55 am EST#TheDayMyJobTriedToKillMe: Ep 8 – 7:35 am ESTFor those who like to sleep in on the weekend…#TheDayMyJobTriedToKillMe: Ep 8 – 2:30 pm EST#TargetedForMurder: Ep 8 – 3:15 pm EST#DisasterDejavu: Ep 3 – 4:00 pm ESTAlso available Streaming and On Demand: See MoreSee Less
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FascinAsian is coming back in May 2023! 😀FascinAsian Film Festival is coming back May 2023 !!!Submission details: to submit – Earlybird Deadline: December 15, 2022Final Late Submission Deadline is February 5, 2023The FascinAsian Film Festival celebrates and promotes Asian perspectives, culture, and identity in film and media. The festival exists to highlight the talent of local, national, and international Asian actors, filmmakers, and content creators. We aim to create programming that inspires, educates, and brings the Asian-Canadian community together in appreciation of the art form and the collective effort by its valued members.#fascinasianfilmfestival #f3 #filmfestivalcanada #filmfestival #Asianfilmfestival #manitobafilmfestival #winnipegfilmfestival #albertafilmfestival #carlgaryfilmfestival #asianfilm #shortfilm #asianfilmfestival #asiandiaspora See MoreSee Less
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FTM and FRANK Digital are relaunching FILM EXPO 2023 with our in-class session January 7 & 8. This sells out every year so please sign up asap. More info here:… 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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