Contact Information / Address / Hours
Winnipeg Film Group
304 – 100 Arthur Street
R3B 1H3 Canada
Phone: (204) 925-3456 (FILM)
Fax: (204) 942-6799
General Email: email@example.com
Our Production Office – Room 304 – is open to the general public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. We are closed on Wednesdays.
Our Management, Cinematheque and Distribution office – located in Room 018, 100 Arthur Street – is generally open Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM however not all our staff work full time hours and, for this reason, it is best to contact them individually regarding their availability.
Our Cinematheque theatre is open Tuesday to Sunday. Advanced tickets can be purchased in person in Room 018, however please note that occasionally, staff may be off-site in meetings. To pre-order tickets over the phone or email please contact David Knipe, info below.
MANAGEMENT | CINEMATHEQUE | DISTRIBUTION | PRODUCTION
Management and Administration
Greg Klymkiw | Executive Director
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Greg is responsible for the overall artistic direction of the Winnipeg Film Group in addition to its organizational development and business management.
Monica Lowe | Deputy Director
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Monica collaborates with the Executive Director on funder and project management, financial and operating administration, facilities and human resources. Monica is also the Director of the Distribution Department.
Melissa Van Soelen | Operations Manager
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Melissa ensures the daily operations of the WFG are running smoothly. Melissa handles a variety of tasks and works with all staff in all departments. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the WFG should contact Melissa.
The Winnipeg Cinematheque is the Winnipeg Film Group’s professional presentation department. Through this wing, we promote the art and develop audiences, providing local and Canadian filmmakers opportunities to have their works screened and critically discussed alongside our world cinema series. Our Cinematheque additionally produces the Gimme Some Truth documentary festival.
Jaimz Asmundson | Cinematheque | Programming Director
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Jaimz is responsible for the artistic and business development of the Cinematheque, as well as managing its staff. Additionally, Jaimz oversees the expansion and development of special programming streams for the Cinematheque and is the Producer for the Gimme Some Truth Documentary Festival.
Dave Barber | Cinematheque | Senior Cinematheque Programmer
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Dave curates, programs and coordinates our in-house Cinematheque programming. Please contact Dave if you have suggestions or ideas for future programming, keeping in mind that our programming planning is undertaken approximately a year in advance. If you would like to rent the Cinematheque venue, please contact David Knipe, Cinematheque Operations Manager.
David Knipe | Cinematheque | Manager of Operations & Special Programming
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David manages the quality of the Cinematheque experience, including the daily operation, projection, venue rentals, sponsorships and ad sales. Contact David to provide feedback on your Cinematheque experience, as well as related to venue rentals, sponsorships and ad sales. Non-profit or community organizations that wish to access our Cinematheque at a reduced cost versus our posted rental rates (as a Winnipeg Film Group sponsorship) should query with David.
Eric Peterson | Cinematheque | Head Projectionist
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Eric manages all technical aspects of the Cinematheque’s operations, including film format testing and conversion, and maintenance of projection equipment. He also produces original content for the Cinematheque, such as: in-house trailers and ad slides, and helps to create Cinematheque’s original commercials, as well as acting as Head Projectionist. Eric should be contacted with any questions regarding the technical specs and capabilities of the Cinematheque.
Cinematheque | Box Office Staff
Thomas Hanan, Omid Moterassed, Sam Sarty, Jessica Seburn, Ryan Steel
Cinematheque | Projectionists
Omid Moterassed, Eric Peterson, Sam Sarty, Ryan Steel, Conrad Vandenberg
Our Distribution Department supports the dissemination of the work of Canadian filmmakers around the world, with a special focus on the works of Manitoba and prairie-region filmmakers. The Distribution Department focuses its efforts on paying markets and exceptional audience opportunities that artists might otherwise not be able to access by themselves. This department additionally supports research by professional curators, programmers and academics.
If you are a filmmaker wishing to have your film distributed please read these FAQs and submit your film!
Programmers and venues interested in screening WFG films are asked to email email@example.com.
Monica Lowe | Distribution Centre | Deputy Director (Distribution Director)
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Monica oversees the high-level artistic direction and management of all aspects of the Distribution Department. She handles a variety of special projects and initiatives involving the work in our collection including leading the Archive / Counter Archive Case Study for the WFG and co-founding / being on the Executive of VUCAVU.
Stephanie Poruchnyk-Butler | Distribution Centre | Distribution Coordinator
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Stephanie initially joined the Distribution team to work on the special project Archive / Counter Archive in conjunction with York University and is now our full-time Distribution Coordinator. Filmmakers are invited to contact Stephanie directly to talk about distribution and how the WFG can help get their work screened and make a little money!
Our Production Centre provides a multitude of professional services to artists and the community at large, in professional development, artist resource provision and community programming. These services are offered to support the development of Manitoba filmmakers actively creating independent works as directors or artist/creators. This department additionally engages in strategic interventions through its programming choices to ensure demographic equity in the local filmmaking community, and to this end pays special attention to supporting Indigenous filmmakers in particular.
Ben Williams | Production Centre | Production Centre Director
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Ben manages our Production Centre, including all production, workshops and community programs, equipment and facilities. Non-profit or community organizations that wish to access our equipment or facilities should contact Ben.
Dylan Baillie | Production Centre | Technical and Equipment Manager
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Dylan is responsible for equipment and facility care within our Production Centre. Dylan maintains our studio facility (also known as the Black Lodge) as well as all the Production Centre’s equipment and technical facilities. He also provides general support to other areas of the Production Centre.
Charlene Moore | Production Centre | Training Coordinator
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Charlene is responsible for training and programming for the Production Centre, including all workshops, member programming, competitions/contests and teen camps. She also provides general support to other areas of the Production Centre.
Karen Remoto | Production Centre | Production Coordinator
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Karen works part-time in the Production Centre, assisting on and coordinating events and special projects for the department.
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Contact our Bookkeeper for general Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable inquiries.