Set Your Creativity on Fire: A profile of Shelly Anthis

FTM’s 20th Anniversary: 20 For the 20th – Reel Careers Profile Series                   “FTM always encourages crewmembers to find their own path within the industry.” Shelly Anthis has been a filmmaker and professional crewmember since 1999. Working in various capacities, as an Extras Casting Director and Location […]

Story is Still King: A Profile of Charles Konowal CSC

FTM’s 20th Anniversary: 20 For the 20th – Reel Careers Profile Series   “The digital revolution has changed everything …”  As a cinematographer and filmmaker with over forty years of experience, Charles Konowal has worked in both fiction and non-fiction production. Konowal studied at the Minneapolis School of Art after graduating from high school in […]

Expand and Adapt: A Profile of François Balcaen

FTM’s 20th Anniversary: 20 For the 20th – Reel Careers Profile Series                 “Talk to FTM, take as many workshops as you can and join the local unions as soon as possible.” –  François Balcaen During François Balcaen’s twenty-eight year career in the media production industry, he has developed […]

FTM’s 20th Anniversary Presents: 20 For the 20th – Reel Careers Profile Series

In celebration of Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s 20th Anniversary, we will be profiling a select group of dynamic Manitoba based media production professionals that have instructed for FTM, served as a mentor, completed our internship program and/or are a part of FTM’s team, over the next 20 weeks. The subjects of the interview series will discuss […]

Adam Smoluk Appointed to REEL CANADA’s Advisory Committee

  Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s Managing Director Adam Smoluk has been appointed to the Advisory Committee for REEL CANADA. Based in Toronto, REEL Canada was founded by Sharon Corder and Jack Blum with members of Canada’s film industry and educators to introduce students to the wealth of great Canadian films. REEL CANADA delivers a variety […]