Film Training Manitoba Receives a Behind the Scenes View of Assiniboine Community College’s New State of the Art Centre for Creative Media

This past Friday, Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s Managing Director Adam Smoluk travelled on-site to long-serving partner Assiniboine Community College (ACC) located in the City of Brandon, Manitoba. During the visit, Smoluk provided a workforce development coaching session for ACC students about jobs and careers in the film industry. In early 2021, Smoluk was appointed chairperson to a new Program Advisory […]

Film Training Manitoba Workforce Development Survey Winter 2021

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is developing programming for the rest of 2021 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 […]

The Art of Negotiating with Rachael Stanley

(Held in partnership with The Director’s Guild of Canada – Manitoba District Council)  Saturday December 4, 12:00pm to 4:00pm via Zoom Cost: $20 deposit for DGC members and participants with the MDC Member Apprentice Program* $50 for DGC Permits and non-members *Refund will be issued upon proof of completion of the course. Deadline to register is: Friday, […]

Reel Career Series: Jenni Walder

As of October 2021, only 8% of IATSE 856 members in the Lighting Department are women and only 2% of the Grip Department. FTM is working to attract more underrepresented workers through our various workforce development programs and Jenni is a great success! After attending FTM’s Lighting and Grip Bootcamp in 2018, Jennifer “Jenni” Walder, […]

Film Training Manitoba Meets with New Minister of Economic Development & Jobs Jon Reyes

Manitoba’s newly appointed Minister of Economic Development and Jobs, Jon Reyes, recently invited Film Training Manitoba (FTM)’s Managing Director Adam Smoluk to the MB Legislative Building to discuss FTM’s innovative workforce development programming. As a member of the Manitoba Sector Council Program, FTM provides workforce development for Manitoba’s dynamic film industry.  In 2020-2021, FTM posted the […]