“I’ve discovered the weird paradox where looking away from your purpose can actually help with your purpose.” – John Barnard

21 for 2021 – Reel Careers Profile Series: John Barnard John Barnard’s award-winning feature debut Menorca opened in cinemas across North America, and later sold to Netflix. His music documentaries featuring Randy Bachman, The Sheepdogs, and many others have won awards and screened on television and festivals internationally. His work in television can be seen in hundreds of hours of […]

“Be rigorous. Offer to volunteer on a project whose work inspires you.” – Danielle Sturk

21 for 2021 – Reel Careers Profile Series: Danielle Sturk A recipient of multiple arts awards from national, provincial and municipal arts councils with a BA in Film/Theatre from the University of Winnipeg, Danielle Sturk is a bilingual filmmaker, creating in drama, documentary and experimental forms, as well as live performance to television specials. She is currently […]

FTM Launches New Profile Series 21 for 2021!

To celebrate FTM’s 20th anniversary in 2020 we launched the 20 for the 20th — Reel Careers interview series last year to recognize the talented professionals in Manitoban’s dynamic film and television industry. We met with over 20 people and learned more about them and shared their advice and experiences. The series was quite popular so […]

Government of Canada Indigenous Community Support Fund: needs-based funding application

Needs-based funding to help Indigenous communities and organizations prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Click here for all the information On August 12, 2020, the Government of Canada announced an additional $305 million for the Indigenous Community Support Fund. It is being distributed through a combination of: $145,172,639 in allocations directly to First Nations, […]

FTM’s Mauro Ferritto is Shortlisted for Final Draft’s Big Break Screenwriting Contest 2020

Senior Programs and Communications Manager Mauro Ferritto’s new feature film screenplay, Jokers and Thieves, has advanced to the quarter finals for Final Draft’s Big Break Screenwriting Contest in the Action/Adventure category. Mauro’s project has made the top 3% of total submissions. “FTM’s team have extensive hand-on experience in the film industry which helps us to […]