Firearms Safety on Film Productions with Dave Brown and Lesley Oswald

About the course: During this 90-minute ZOOM panel training session, long-serving FTM instructors Lesley Oswald and Dave Brown will engage in an in-depth overview of the best practices of firearm safety during film and television productions.  Often in productions, firearms are used as props to support storytelling but the use of these weapons is contingent […]

FTM Congratulates Manitoba Filmmaker Alec Carlos for Win at 2021 UWPG Film Festival

Manitoba filmmaker Alec Carlos’s film, In a Moment’s Notice, has won the Best Canadian Short Film award at the 2021 UWPG Film Festival.   Alec Carlos is an actor, filmmaker, writer, and musician based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is currently in his final year at the University of Manitoba for Film Studies. He has been writing, filmmaking […]

Film Lighting Intensive with Joao Holowka – Sold Out

About the course: This professional development course is for individuals interested in learning and developing their skills in the areas of professional lighting for film and television productions. Through a series of hands-on learning, the instructor will be reviewing aspects of cinematography, which involves basic but effective lighting designs. This course will cover some of the […]

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 […]