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Film Training Manitoba Featured in Brandon Sun

Film Training Manitoba and Assiniboine Community College teamed up for a special workshop over the weekend to teach students critical skills that will be essential in helping grow the province’s thriving film industry. The seminar at ACC took place Saturday and Sunday through a partnership with the Media and Communications program, said ACC Media and …

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Film Training Manitoba Launches Advanced Professional Technical Production Training in Brandon, Manitoba

Manitoba’s workforce development and training organization for the film industry Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is set to carry out the first-ever large-scale advanced lighting and grip courses at Brandon, Manitoba’s Assiniboine Community College (ACC) on March 11th and 12th.  During the two-day training session, Manitoba film industry veterans Joao Holowka and Terence Fuller will be training a group of …

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Reel Careers Profile Series: Ryan Cheale From Drone Manitoba

Ryan Cheale has over 20 years of experience in broadcast television and film. He has spent a majority of his career as a DOP/videographer and editor. Ryan was the director of photography for the 2010 CBC/Radio-Canada documentary, on the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, in Winnipeg, winning an honourable mention in 2011 at the Organisme de Communication et Société awards.  In 2020, …

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Film Training Manitoba Launches Action! Campaign to Promote Film Jobs and Careers

Over the spring of 2022, Manitoba’s film industry training and workforce development organization, Film Training Manitoba is launching a new campaign to promote jobs and careers in Manitoba’s film industry.   FTM’s Action: Start your Reel Career campaign includes a number of billboards around Winnipeg, featuring a photo of Manitoba-based film professional Quan Luong who moved to Manitoba from Ho Chi Minh …

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Film Training Manitoba Workforce Development Survey March 2022

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is developing programming for the rest of 2022 and beyond. We want to hear from Manitoba-based film and television professionals, companies, and members of our community about what kind of workforce training they’d like to attend or they think our industry needs. As a member of the Province of Manitoba Sector …

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Film Training Manitoba Finalists for HR Excellence Awards 2022

Manitoba’s film training and workforce development organization, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) has been named as a finalist for the CPHR Manitoba’s HR Excellence Awards 2022. Throughout the pandemic, FTM has provided extensive COVID-19 training for Manitoba’s film industry workers to do their jobs safely. FTM launched three different COVID-19 courses which were held nineteen times to train over …

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Film Training Manitoba Launches New Fully Online Course: Introduction to Post-Production

Manitoba’s training and workforce development organization, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) has created a new self-directed online training course for Manitobans in the area of post-production. The new online course is designed to demystify the various stages in post-production, train and grow Manitoba’s workforce. “As Manitoba’s film industry has grown, more post-work is being done here …

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