INDUSTRY SESSION: Paul Lewis and Tony Leadman | ON SCREEN MANITOBA

Emerging documentary filmmakers and producers won’t want to miss On Screen Manitoba’s upcoming industry session on October 22nd! On Screen Manitoba and Manitoba Film and Music are pleased to host an industry session with Paul Lewis, President and General Manager of Discovery Channel in Canada and Tony Leadman, Head Worldwide Distribution EPI on October 22nd (time […]

WORKSHOP: TV Writing from Concept to Production

During this three-day writing workshop, participants will work with veteran, Gemini Award-winning screenwriter, Jordan Wheeler, who will share his knowledge on the craft of storytelling, screenwriting, development of story structure, characters, co-writing and re-writing skills, and how to work and participate in… Find out more »

WORKSHOP MASTER SERIES: Make-Up for the Film Industry

During this one day, hands-on course, participants will learn the history and application of silicone/gel filled appliances, transfer (Bondo) appliances and gelatin appliances. Participants will be taught specific hands-on skills with skin preparation, adhesives, application of appliances, colouring and the safe removal methods of the pieces.… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Funding Opportunities and the Application Process

As a filmmaker and producer, you are constantly on the lookout for new funding opportunities to help get your productions off the ground. Moreover, after identifying the ideal funding sources, it’s imperative that you know how to appropriately apply for such funds in order… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Firearms Safety for the Film Industry

Firearms can be as safe as any other prop on a film set when handled correctly. But how do you know for sure they are being handled properly? What is an adequate level of safety protection when working with blanks? What are legal requirements when using firearms, and the legal and safety issues involved when… […]

Thank you to all who joined us at our 15th Anniversary Open House!

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On August 28th, we opened our office doors to celebrate Film Training Manitoba‘s 15 years of providing high calibre training to the province’s filmmaking industry. There was a great turnout from all facets of the community. Cake was cut, videos were played, and even a freestyle rap was performed! We are continually grateful for the support […]

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling

This two-day workshop will provide course participants with a fundamental working knowledge of two key pieces of software used in today’s film and television industry. These essential tools enhance the flexibility, accuracy, and efficiency of creating budgets and schedules for productions of all types.  Movie Magic Budgeting is an innovative… Find out more »

Call for ACCOUNTING CLERKS

A background in Accounting is beneficial but is NOT required. Administrative and/or clerical skills would be assets. Production companies are currently looking for highly organized and self-motivated individuals who are interested in working in the accounting department of upcoming local film & television productions.  The job itself would be full time but would also entail […]

FTM’s 15th Anniversary Profile: JENNA NEEPIN

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FTM’s Programs & Communications Assistant for over three years, Jenna Neepin has a unique perspective on FTM’s role in the local community – especially with being an up-and-coming filmmaker in her own right. See what she also has to say about starting out in the industry initially as a FTM trainee!