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2018 Fall Basic Filmmaking Class **SOLD OUT**


October 9, 2018 - November 25, 2018

**THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT, PLEASE EMAIL MILOS@WINNIPEGFILMGROUP.COM IF YOU WISH TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST** The Basic Filmmaking Workshop is a series of workshops held over a 2 month period during evenings (Tuesday and Thursday) and some weekends, and provides an intensive introduction to independent filmmaking. All steps and processes are covered from creative conception to the final cut – including the basics of screenwriting, directing, camera operation, lighting, sound and film editing. During the course, the participants…

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THU NOV 15 / 4 PM

The MFM MARKETING FUND (funded by Manitoba Film & Music) is designed to assist Manitoba filmmakers in the marketing and promotion of their films. The marketing of a film is a very important component of filmmaking, and a well thought out plan may help in the overall success of the film. Filmmakers with completed or near completed films can apply for financial assistance to contribute to distribution/marketing materials and activities such as preview / sale DVDs, web design, film and video screening copies, ads,…

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2018 Creative Crew Workshops Series for Women – Camera in Documentary Film

Applications Closed

Saturday November 17 & Sunday November 18 | 12pm - 6pm

Video Pool Studio | Saturday November 17 & Sunday November 18 | 12pm – 6pm This specialized workshop series is free and is designed as an award. As such applicants are requested to make a case to be selected. The Winnipeg Film Group is partnering with the National Film Board of Canada to offer workshops for women interested in building on their skills in the areas of sound, editing and camera. CAMERA IN DOCUMENTARY FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 24,…

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“Writing the TV Pilot” with Liam Brennan **SOLD OUT**

$125 – $150

Tuesdays: November 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18 | 7pm – 10pm

Tuesdays: November 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18 | 7pm – 10pm  A 5-week course designed to take aspiring TV writers from concept to first draft. Participants will be required to arrive with a concept in mind for a scripted TV series – either a half-hour comedy or a one-hour drama. The group will be run in a manner similar to a real life Writer’s Room, with group discussion being a key factor in the development process. Students need…

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ARRI Camera Tech Seminar & Product Presentation

$10 – $25

Location: William F. White | Wednesday, November 21 | 7pm - 9pm

Location: William F. White| Wednesday, November 21 | 7pm – 9pm Winnipeg is an active production hub with high-end projects and talented camera crew. Come join our ARRI technical Sales Rep François Gauthier for a presentation on the ARRI ecosystem. With more than 100 years in operation, ARRI offers a powerful, mature, and reliable ecosystem of products including: Lighting, lenses, Filters, Cameras, motion stabilization systems, wireless video and remote transmission systems, and a wide array of professional camera accessories. Our…

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Sketch Comedy Acting w/ Kevin McDonald!

$150 – $180

WFG Black Lodge | Saturday November 24 | 10am - 6pm

WFG Black Lodge | Saturday November 24 | 10am – 6pm “Come join a new workshop with old Kevin McDonald, the old guy from the old Kids n the Hall (that’s who he says he is anyway). In this workshop, Kevin (If he doesn’t fall asleep) will teach the students about the finer points of acting in comedy sketches. Yes, Kevin will draw upon his 78 years in sketch comedy to teach you things that people don’t even think about…

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Picture Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro

$70 – $90

WFG Media Lab | Monday November 26 & Wednesday November 28 | 7pm - 10pm

WFG Media Lab | Monday November 26 & Wednesday  November 28 | 7pm – 10pm Adobe Premiere is becoming the industry standard and this class will teach you all you need to know about the great editing program! “Turn raw footage into flawless productions with Premiere Pro CC, the industry-leading video editing software. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, you can edit, adjust color, refine audio, and more — all in one seamless, integrated workflow.”   – adobe.com…

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Info Session: Vintage Lenses & Adapters

$15 – $20

Wednesday, November 28 | 6pm - 8pm

WFG Black Lodge | Wednesday, November 28 | 6pm – 8pm “Learn how to use lenses designed for 16mm Film Cameras like the Bolex, Arri SR3 and other film cameras on your high end digital video cameras.” At the Film Group we have a selection of C-mount lenses, PL-mount lenses, and other miscellaneous lens mounts that almost no one knows about! Check out this info session for an in depth look at the possibilities with using vintage lenses on digital…

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MFM First Film Fund Deadline

Friday, December 7th, 2018 @ 12PM

WINTER 2018/2019 DEADLINE – Friday, December 7th, 2018 @ 12PM GUIDELINES: MFM First Film Fund Guidelines SUBMIT: Online Submission Form   The Winnipeg Film Group’s (WFG) MFM FIRST FILM FUND is designed to assist aspiring/beginning filmmakers to make their first film. This fund provides up to $3,000 in cash and $2,000 in services towards a small film or video project. Additionally, applicants are eligible to apply for a William F. White production equipment PACKAGE AWARD of $1250. This fund supports work…

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Thu 15

Shoot Some 16mm – A 16mm Film Workshop

Camera Orientation Day: Sat. Sept 8, 2018 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Shooting Days: Sept 10 - Oct 19, 2018
Processing Day: Sat. Oct 20 & Sun. Oct 21 - 10 AM - 2 PM
Editing: Oct 22 - Dec 5, 2017
Screening Date: TBD
Thu 15

2018 Fall Basic Filmmaking Class **SOLD OUT**

October 9, 2018 - November 25, 2018
Thu 15
Thu 15


Wed & Thu, Nov 7 & 8 / 7 pm
Fri, Nov 9 / 9 pm
Sat, Nov 10 / 5 pm
Sun , Nov 11 / 3 pm
Wed & Thu, Nov 14 & 15 / 7 pm
Fri 16

Secret Cinema with Shelagh Carter

Fri, Nov 16 / 7 pm
Black Lodge Studio (Suite 304, Artspace Building)


The Winnipeg Film Group is an artist-run education, production, exhibition and distribution centre committed to promoting the art of cinema.
our location

We’re located in the heart of Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in the Artspace building. We are across the street from Old Market Square at the corner of Arthur Street and Bannatyne - one block west of Main.

The Winnipeg Film Group is located on Treaty 1 Territory and on the ancestral lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene Peoples and in the homeland of the Métis Nation. We offer our respect and gratitude to the traditional caretakers of this land.