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CSC holding its first ever workshop for Indigenous cinematographers in Winnipeg in Partnership with Film Training Manitoba

The Canadian Society of Cinematographers announced its first workshop – IndigiLens – aimed at Indigenous cinematographers to be held in Winnipeg on May 25, 26 and 27, with its training partner Film Training Manitoba. “The workshop is geared for the Indigenous filmmaker who wants to level-up their cinematic look,” says project lead, Luther Alexander, a Saulteaux producer and …

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Manitoba’s EmpowHer 2024 Wraps at Manitoba’s Government House!

In 2023-2024, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) partnered with the Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) and the Canadian Manufactures and Exporters (CME) to create the EmpowHer Program which was a first of its kind collaboration to support the growth of women workers in trades. The three organizations designed a custom series of training and learning events …

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Mental Health Commission of Canada Offering Mental Health First Aid Training

Caring for mental health is crucial, and recognizing signs of a mental health crisis in yourself or others is vital. Film Training Manitoba encourages workplaces to proactively address mental health and potential emergencies relating to it. To support you and your team, we are providing links to mental health training courses. These courses are designed …

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Reel Career Profile Series: Sean Garrity

Award-winning filmmaker, Sean Garrity (MY AWKWARD SEXUAL ADVENTURE, BOREALIS, I PROPOSE WE NEVER SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN AFTER TONIGHT) is just between last year’s 200-cinema theatrical run of his hit comedy THE END OF SEX, and the much smaller art-house release of his newest film, THE BURNING SEASON, slated for this May (his 9th and …

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FTM and MCSC partner with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce at the CODE Conference

Date: May 1, 2024 (10:15 AM – 11:15 AM) Session 1B Location: RBC Convention Centre (375 York Avenue) Film Training Manitoba (FTM) and the Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) are partnering with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce to conduct this panel during the upcoming CODE Conference. Developed as a session to support women-identifying workers, this session examines …

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Two Film Training Manitoba Team Members Featured on Billboards for RRC Polytech’s Proud Campaign

Red River College Polytechnic launched its Polytechnic Proud Campaign at the beginning of April 2024. This campaign highlights graduates from RRC Polytech by putting up billboards around Winnipeg, Portage La Prairie, and Selkirk. Film Training Manitoba’s (FTM) Senior Projects Manager Fawnda Neckoway and FTM’s Communications and Outreach Coordinator Jenna Paterson-Coutts are featured on billboards for …

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