FTM & ACTRA Complete Inaugural BIPOC Performers Training Initiative

Film Training Manitoba and ACTRA MB completed the inaugural BIPOC Performers Training initiative this April. The five educational sessions included two intensive acting seminars instructed by industry veterans Conrad Coates and Patrice Goodman, respectively. The three remaining sessions included panel discussions on other aspects of performing on set. All totalled, there were a 117 participations across all five […]

Follow up interview with Richard Walter on screenwriting

Back in March, FTM had the immense pleasure and honor to work with Richard Walter (former UCLA Head of Screenwriting Dept. and professor for over 40 years) to conduct an FTM evening lecture and a few one-on-one script feedback sessions with a Manitoba writers. FTM followed up with Richard on a quick Q&A about storytelling, […]

Film Training Manitoba and Royal Winnipeg Ballet Partner on joint COVID-19 Training Session

In late March, the workforce development organization for Manitoba’s dynamic film industry, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) partnered with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) to provide a special training session on COVID-19 for the company. “RWB is an internationally-recognized institution and Film Training Manitoba is proud to have jointly provided this important collaborative training for RWB’s […]

“Always listen to your heart.” – Miriam Temesghen

Like so many filmmaking professionals, Miriam Temesghen’s path to the film industry wasn’t straightforward. She studied microbiology at the University of Manitoba in hopes of going into the medical field, but after a few years, she realized she had to pursue her true calling: film. Now, she’s been working in the film industry for three years, mostly […]