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Reel Career Profile Series: Joanne Roberts

Joanne Roberts is a Filipina-Canadian journalist and filmmaker, currently working with CityNews. She previously worked at CBC Manitoba as a multimedia reporter and radio news host. Notably, she’s the host of the CBC series “Being Asian. Competing Truths” and director of the award-winning series “I Am” with CBC’s Creator Network. As a filmmaker, Joanne’s work …

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Rory Kennedy’s Advice on Jobs and Careers within the Film Industry

Filmmaker Rory Kennedy conducted the Manitoba Film Master Series in Winnipeg, Canada in February 2024. Our team at Film Training Manitoba wanted to share her excellent advice about jobs and careers in the Film industry. Special thanks to Manitoba media and film professional Joanne Roberts for allowing us to use this clip. FTM is a …

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How to Combat Racism in the Workplace – A Guide By UKG

In March of 2024, the Chartered Professionals in Human Resource (CPHR) shared a guide developed by Parris Consulting for the UKG about combating racism within Canadian workplaces. Film Training Manitoba is pleased to share this comprehensive guide which contains the history of racism, terminology and language, systemic racism in the workplace, and tools and resources. According to the CPHR, …

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Demystifying Light & Sound for Public Events

Where: MTEC (3-75 Scurfield Blvd.) When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Cost: Complimentary (Normally $199.00 plus GST) Register with MTEC here. Course Description: 9:00am to 12:00pm – Fundamentals of Event Sound with Andrew Yankiwski During this first session, Andrew Yankiwski will provide instruction on a range of topics related to …

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Film Training Manitoba Finalists for HR Excellence Awards 2024

Manitoba’s film training and workforce development organization, Film Training Manitoba (FTM), is a finalist at the CPHR Manitoba’s HR Excellence Awards 2024. This year, FTM is nominated for the Unity Award. This award is given to those who advance diversity, inclusivity and accessibility at work. This nomination recognizes FTM’s creation and delivery of Canada’s Supporting Women in Film …

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Film Master Series with Rory Kennedy Report

February 27, 2024 – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Film Training Manitoba (FTM) recently completed the Film Master Series with Rory Kennedy, which took place on February 10 and 11, 2024. This major training and skills development event was a joint partnership with DOC Manitoba, Moxie Films, and The Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT), which …

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First EmpowHER Program successfully comes to completion

On Friday, February 9, 2024, the EmpowHER Program successfully finished with a graduation ceremony for all the participants. The program supports the skills development of women to enter into job markets within trades-based industries. The program ran for 12 weeks starting on November 6, 2023, and completed with the graduation ceremony on February 9. EmpowHER …

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