Danny Schur – “Winnipeg has made a name for itself in the film industry”

Danny Schur is a Juno-winning composer, producer, and writer for the stage and screen. His movie musical Stand! was number one at the Canadian box office during its release in 2019. It was based on his award-winning musical Strike! set against the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. He’s worked with a who’s who of Manitoba’s major […]

FTM’s Smoluk to Serve as Panelist for McMaster University Virtual Open

Film Training Manitoba’s Managing Director Adam Smoluk will be serving as a guest panelist at a virtual open house held by McMaster University’s Continuing Education on August 25, 2021. “Canada has a competitive labour market and McMaster University’s continuing education programs are calibrated to help professionals further develop their skills,” said Smoluk. “As a graduate […]

Reel Careers Profile Series: Eric Neufeld

Eric Neufeld was born and raised in the small town of Dugald, Manitoba. A proud member of IATSE Local 856, Eric is currently the Chair of both the Sound Department and the Young Workers Committee. He also sits on the executive board as a Member-At-Large, participating in union activism to help members and to educate […]

Reel Organizations – Farpoint Films

For over 20 years Farpoint Films has been one of Manitoba’s marquee production companies. They’ve produced a variety of programs for the likes of CBC, CTV, Hallmark, Superchannel 8=and more while working with stars like Brett Gelman, Joe Pantoliano, Bruce Greenwood, and Justin Bartha. But how did this company become a cornerstone of Manitoba production? […]