WORKSHOP: Introduction to Camera Cranes

with François Balcaen. Film Training Manitoba has designed this two-day, hands-on course to give participants the experience of working with a camera crane. Instructed by veteran film professional, Francois Balçaen, this workshop will highlight the set up, safety protocols, and operating techniques of camera cranes. Footage captured by a crane shot can create… Find out […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile: VALERIE SHANTZ

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Our latest 15th Anniversary Profile features FTM’s very own Founding Executive Director VALERIE SHANTZ. FTM 15th Anniversary Profile – Valerie Shantz from Film Training Manitoba on Vimeo.

WORKSHOP MASTER SERIES: One-on-One with Producer MERIT JENSEN CARR

During one of the two days, each participant will receive an individual 45-minute, one-on-one session with producer Merit Jensen Carr. Participants should come prepared to discuss a project (or projects) that they are currently developing. In advance of the session, participants are expected to… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Process & Character Development — Individual Coaching Sessions with Jim Heber

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this workshop this past November, we are offering it again in January. This workshop is comprised of two components: Consultation and Screen Work. CONSULTATION: On Jan. 22nd, individual meetings (no less than 20 minutes) with each participant will be scheduled. SCREEN WORK: A private, 40-minute, on-camera coaching session will be scheduled with each participant […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile: REJEAN LABRIE

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Our latest 15th Anniversary Profile features Production Designer REJEAN LABRIE who has worked on a number of local productions including Mad Ship (2013), Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010) and My Winnipeg (2007).    

WORKSHOP: Production Sound Recording for Film

 This one day, hands-on workshop will explore the process and techniques that are involved in recording sound for dramatic and documentary film productions. Particular focus will deal with the various problems that are encountered on any production, as well as the solutions that can be employed. During the workshop, each participant will get the opportunity […]

FTM Awarding Bursaries to Post-Secondary Schools!

Winnipeg, MB – In celebration of its 15th year supporting the province’s film and television industry workforce, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is providing awards to students from five of Manitoba’s post-secondary educational institutions. The following students are the recipients of FTM’s 15th Anniversary bursaries: Braden Dereniwski − Assiniboine Community College’s Interactive Media Arts Program Camille […]

OPPORTUNITY: Partnerships between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal businesses

Has your organization ever considered the possible advantages of entrepreneurial partnerships or collaboration with First Nations businesses? Aboriginal business interests are on the rise and recent Supreme Court decisions are recognizing the value of their assets and creating new business opportunities. To some non-Aboriginal businesses, these decisions represent a barrier however other businesses are realizing […]

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Accounting for Film with Phil Doerksen

Workshop participants will learn about the duties and responsibilities of an accounting assistant in the film industry, and how their role within the accounting office benefits a production. This course will combine theory with the expectations of the accounting department; and how as part of the team, the accounting assistant participates in achieving the department’s […]