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Supervisory Series with Holly Palmer – In partnership with DGC-MDC

When: August 27th & September 10th, 202210 AM to 1 PMWhere: Online via ZoomPrice: $50 deposit (DGC-MDC members and apprentices)$50 (general/non-union)note: No shows will not receive refunds as per FTM’s cancellation policy Register here. Scroll down and select “Supervisory Series” About the course: Using scenarios from the media production industry, participants will develop skills that can be applied on set, …

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SOLD OUT – 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 …

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman Law Firm Publishes Article About Entertainment Law

The article highlights some high-level information on Shopping Agreements and Option & Purchase agreements in the context of film production. Find the article here. 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 builds a highly skilled and adaptable film industry …

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Film Training Manitoba Workforce Development Survey July 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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SWIFT Report: 2022

Over three days in June 2022, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) partnered with over 30 organizations to launch Canada’s first Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT).  Select partners included the Department for the Status of Women, IATSE 856, and the DGC-MDC. FTM gathered labour market information in 2021 and noted less than 30 percent of Manitobans …

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SOLD OUT – FIRST FIVE AND FIRST LOOKS – HOW TO GET YOUR SCRIPT NOTICED

August 13 & 14, 2022 at 10:00AM – 3:30PM  Location: 245 McDermot Ave (4th floor) Registration Fee: $120 SOLD OUT – To register online click here and select ‘Screenwriting with Collin Friesen’ from the list of courses. Once you have registered for the course and received a confirmation from FTM, please submit your materials to: info@filmtraining.mb.ca and please put in the …

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Ellen Rutter Awarded FTM’s Inaugural SWIFT Award 2022

Long-serving film industry professional Ellen Rutter has been awarded the first FTM Summit for Women in Film Trades (SWIFT) Award.  This award was presented on the last day the conference and will be an annual SWIFT award. “FTM’s Board of Directors unanimously selected Ellen for this honour. We deeply appreciate her commitment to our industry and support of …

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