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Assistant Location Manager Intensive

May 20, 2020 @ 1:30 pm May 27, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

With Luis Mendoza
In partnership with the DGC-MB District

Where: Distance Education – Zoom
Cost: Free
 – FTM & The DGC-MB District have partnered to cover the cost of enrollment

About The Workshop
This course will cover the role of Locations personnel during pre-production, production and wrap and will include the following: handling preliminary permits, the tech survey, production meetings, important paperwork that Locations is responsible for, the accounting aspect of working on locations, map making, management of film locations, parking, security, working with Transport Department and establishing relationships with locations stakeholders and neighborhoods.


About the Instructor
Luis has worked in the Film Business since 1993, and specifically as a Location Manager since 2003. He has worked on over 70 projects including television series, movies of the week and feature films. Titles include Beauty and the Beast, Designated Survivor, Amelia, The Incredible Hulk, Devil, among many others. He has also produced short films and videos. 

His latest project is the new upcoming TV Series “Jupiter’s Legacy”, for Netflix.

Luis has taught Location Management courses for the past 10 years at DGC Ontario, including how to Scout Locations, Contracts and Insurance, ALM courses, Logistics, Architecture and how to work with the Art Department, etc.

Luis is also actively involved as an elected representative in the DGC.  He is currently the National representative for Location Management.  In this capacity (he sits on the executive board) he offers the viewpoint of location management when the board develops policy and objectives nationally. 


Film Training Manitoba is committed to creating an inclusive and healthy workplace where participants, instructors, and staff are treated with dignity and respect. We will not tolerate any forms of harassment and reserve the right to remove any patron creating an unsafe environment.
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