The Basics of Script Supervising

May 15 + 16, 2021 | 12:00PM – 4:00PM via Zoom $25 for IATSE 856 members & permits$50 for non-members *Please note: FTM is strongly encouraging Manitoban francophones to undertake this training due to the high demand from multiple production companies. There is currently a major need of  individuals with French language skills to work […]

Manitoba Film Technicians Receive Camera Crane & Jib Skills Development

Last week, FTM, William F. White, and IATSE 856 partnered on a camera crane tech course for IATSE 856 members.  The group of experienced technicians had the chance to learn the fundamentals of camera cranes and jibs while assembling and operating three different cranes systems. This included assembling and operating White’s Giraffe Classic Crane in […]

Pascal Boisvert – “Be prepared to seize the opportunity”

Pascal Boisvert has been working in the film and media production industry as a camera tech for more than a decade. He started out filming and producing documentaries and eventually found his way onto Manitoba film sets. Working primarily as First Assistant Camera, he’s helped shoot many projects in the province, including major Hollywood productions […]

FTM & ACTRA Complete Inaugural BIPOC Performers Training Initiative

Film Training Manitoba and ACTRA MB completed the inaugural BIPOC Performers Training initiative this April. The five educational sessions included two intensive acting seminars instructed by industry veterans Conrad Coates and Patrice Goodman, respectively. The three remaining sessions included panel discussions on other aspects of performing on set. All totalled, there were a 117 participations across all five […]

Follow up interview with Richard Walter on screenwriting

Back in March, FTM had the immense pleasure and honor to work with Richard Walter (former UCLA Head of Screenwriting Dept. and professor for over 40 years) to conduct an FTM evening lecture and a few one-on-one script feedback sessions with a Manitoba writers. FTM followed up with Richard on a quick Q&A about storytelling, […]