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 […]

Supervisory Series with Holly Palmer

November 28 + 29, 2020 11:00am – 1:00pm | Zoom session FREE for members of DGC-MB,ICG 669, IATSE 856, On Screen MB About the workshopUsing scenarios from the media production industry, participants willdevelop skills that can be applied on set, in a shop or in the office. This course is ideal for keys and leads, […]


For over a decade, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) has held a our FILM EXPO to offer new and innovative workforce development training to Manitoba’s dynamic film industry. Our programming for FILM EXPO has the theme of new programming or courses that are connected to film industry related technology.  We’ve develop a series of training sessions […]

FILM EXPO: Cinematography with Benjamin Loeb (Cinematographer of Mandy)

A moderated ZOOM session – November 19th, 2020 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm CSTIn partnership with Les Productions Midcan Productions  $25 regular registration$20 for members and permits of ICG 669, IATSE 856, the Indigenous Filmmakers Association, and Post Secondary school Students (eg: MITT, Red River, Assiniboine Community College) During this two-hour moderated conversation, Norwegian/Canadian cinematographer Benjamin […]

Judah Lyunade Awarded Best Director Award at the 2020 UWPG Film Festival

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is proud to have sponsored the Best Director award at the 2020 UWPG Film Festival. Manitoba filmmaker Judah Lyunade took home the award for his film, Transcension. This film explores the black body’s relationship with space in diaspora but on a very personal level.  “When I was creating this film I wanted […]