JOB OPPORTUNITY: DGC- Manitoba Representative

The DGC-MANITOBA is looking for a representative to work with their local Executive and national association, and act as a liaison with their members and other local industry associations and production companies. For details, please see the full job posting: DGC Manitoba District Council Job Posting      

WORKSHOP: Screenwriting Intensive with Jordan Wheeler

Manitoba-based writers with developed scripts or treatments are invited to submit their project to this program.  The first part of the workshop will be an evening group lecture/discussion where veteran, Gemini Award-winning screenwriter, Jordan Wheeler, will share his knowledge on the craft of storytelling, screenwriting, development of story structure, characters, and re-writing skills… Find out more […]

WORKSHOP: Master Your Audition with Benson Simmonds

NOTE: Saturday, June 27th will be used as an “independent study day” for actor participants to work on their scenes on their own. Requirement: Upon registration, participants are asked to e-mail their headshot and acting resumé to info@filmtraining.mb.ca, no later than Thursday, June 18th. (These will be used by… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: Lighting and Grip Boot Camp

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is pleased to present this 2-day workshop for those interested in learning more about working in the Lighting and Grip Departments. Through hands-on practical exercises, participants will learn how to scout and rig locations, manipulate the existing lights and create an acceptable exposure and… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: 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. Participants… Find out more »    

WORKSHOP: One-on-One with Producer Phyllis Laing

During one of the two days, each participant will receive an individual 45-minute, one-on-one session with senior film & television producer Phyllis Laing of Buffalo Gal Pictures. Participants should come prepared to discuss a project (or projects) that they are currently developing. In advance of the session, participants are expected to research potential funding sources and be […]

WORKSHOP: Film & Television Lighting Intensive

Film Training Manitoba (FTM) is pleased to present this two-day workshop for individuals interested in learning about professional lighting techniques in the film and television industry. Through a series of hands-on, practical exercises, participants will learn about various professional lighting techniques and trends in the industry.   Topics to be covered will… Find out more […]

WORKSHOP: Intro to Money Matters

This focused, single day course – based on the previously offered two-day “Money Matters” workshop – will provide you with the fundamentals and essentials tools to become more successful in managing your department budget whether you are a seasoned key or… Find out more »

WORKSHOP: The Director and the Camera with John Paizs

Filmmaker John Paizs will supervise and coach each participant throughout this hands-on workshop, with the aim of inspiring the necessary critical discussion that will help you become a working director at an accelerated rate.  From learning how to visualize a scene well before you step behind the camera, to filming your scene under expert guidance, to screening […]

WORKSHOP: Directing Dramatic Film

This two part intensive workshop will cater to any filmmaker looking to expand their knowledge in directing. Directing is a daunting task with no fixed rules and can become overwhelming.  This workshop will cover directing aspects that will help individuals hone their skills as a director by… Find out more »