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Lighting and Grip Boot Camp

May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


In Partnership with William F. White

Saturday, May 27th & Sunday, May 28th, 2017 | *10 am – 5 pm
William F. White – 2073 Logan Ave, Unit 11






Film Training Manitoba
is pleased to present this 2-day workshop for those interested in learning more about working in the Lighting and Grip Departments. Through hands-on practical exercises, participants will learn how to scout and rig locations, manipulate the existing lights and create an acceptable exposure and color balance.


This is an entry-level course that will introduce participants to professional lighting equipment and basic grip gear.


Topics will include:

– An overview of the basic gear used by each department.

– Fundamentals of cabling and power distribution.

– Manipulating natural and available light.

– Introduction to Rigging.

– Reviewing how the equipment works together.

– Introduction to Condor Mounts/Candlesticks.


The Instructors

JOÃO HOLOWKA & TERRANCE FULLER are both Manitoba-based film professionals who have worked in the Lighting and Grip departments.



Film Training Manitoba Course Registration Policy

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to register and attend the course.
  • Participants must register in advance of the course. No drop-ins.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis – unless otherwise specified. Enrollment may be limited.
  • Registration for all courses, including weekend workshops, must be done between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays).
  • All registrations must be received and confirmed in-person or by telephone with an FTM staff member during office hours.
  • We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.
  • Payment in full is required to secure a spot in an FTM course.


Course Registration

Registration can be done in one of two ways:

In Person – cash, cheque, VISA and MasterCard, and debit are accepted. (Please make cheques payable to Film Training Manitoba.) Our offices are located at 100 – 62 Albert Street, in Winnipeg’s Exchange District. We are open to the public Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.


By Phone – VISA and MasterCard (credit & debit) only. Registrations are accepted via the main line at 204-989-9669. *We do not confirm or accept registrations via email.


Cancellation Policy

  • Participants must cancel up to 4 full business days prior to the course start date to receive an 80% refund.
  • No refund will be given to participants who cancel within 4 full business days before the course start date, or if they do not attend the course.
  • Film Training Manitoba reserves the right to cancel, or postpone, any course where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for a course that is canceled will receive a full refund.


Breaks and refreshments


Lunch will be included on both days.


*Start time may change.


Film Training Manitoba’s workshop training program is generously funded by the provincial government department of Jobs and the Economy.




May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am
May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm