Film Lighting Intensive with Joao Holowka – Accelerator Program

When: August 27th to 28th 10 AM to 4 PM (includes an hour lunch break)
Where: William F. White
Price: General – $95
IATSE 856 members and permittees – $75

Register here. Scroll down and select “Film Lighting Intensive”

About the course:

This professional development course is for individuals interested in learning and developing their skills in the areas of professional lighting for film and television productions. Through a series of hands-on learning, the instructor will be reviewing aspects of cinematography, which involves basic but effective lighting designs. This course will cover some of the latest techniques and tools such as LED lighting and wireless controls with mobile units.

About the instructor:

João Holowka is a long-serving film industry professional and FTM instructor. He has worked as a Gaffer, Lighting Technician, and mentor to many lighting interns. His film credits include: ATM, Goon, You Kill Me, and My Winnipeg.


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.

FTM is a non-for-profit charity and member of the Province of Manitoba’s sector council program (through the Department of Economic Development and Jobs). FTM conducts workforce development and training to build a highly skilled and adaptable film industry to support the activities of Manitoba production companies. FTM collaborates with members of the film and television industry to identify the training needs within the community.