A big thanks goes out to Phyllis Laing of Buffalo Gal Pictures and the cast and crew of Less Than Kind for welcoming a group of us onto the set of Season 3 this week. Our eight person convoy included myself and Nicole (OSM), Hugh Eliasson (Deputy Minister of Competitiveness and Training), Richard Groen and Kristine Seier (accompanying the Deputy Minister); Ginny Collins, Louise O'Brien Moran and Kiley Dyck (Manitoba Film & Music).

Click here to access the January 20, 2011 issue.

In This Issue:

On Screen Manitoba 

  • A Note From OSM’s Programs Manager 


  • Black Field To Open Vancouver Women In Film Festival
  • Planet Echo Premieres On APTN
  • The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom Closing Gala Film 

Film Training Manitoba 

  • Resolving Conflict Workshop
  • The Empowered Audition *Next Session – Commercials!
  • Flagsperson Training Course
  • Doctoring Your Doc & Trailer Mechanics Course 


  • Pilot Workshops For Cultural Industries
  • Profile 2010: An Economic Report On The Screen-Based Production Industry In Canada
  • Laszlo Barna Departs EONE 

Job Postings 

  • Administrative Assistant – Artspace
  • Call For Camera Men/Women And Editors
  • Downtown Winnipeg Biz Seeks Project Assistant 

Manitoba Film And Music 

  • Province Announces Appointment Of New Chair To Manitoba Film And Music 

National Screen Institute 

  • 20 Canadian Films Selected For NSI Online Short Film Festival 2011 

Winnipeg Film Group 

  • Manitoba Film Hothouse Award For Creative Development
  • Cinematheque News For January 19 – 23
  • Master Series – An Honest Framing: Personalizing Your Doc 


  • Telefilm Promotes Canada’s Film Industry At Berlin
  • Call For Entries – Shanghai International Film Festival

Click here to access the January 20, 2011 issue.

About On Screen Manitoba:

On Screen Manitoba is an innovative non-profit, membership-driven association that leads, builds and represents Manitoba’s screen-based media industry. Our association has grown and evolved over its 22 years into a vital force in the industry. We lead our community in setting common goals and in building a stronger industry. Our membership represents the full spectrum of individuals and organizations (production companies, labour groups, distributors, broadcasters, suppliers and supporting organizations) that make up the screen-based media industry in Manitoba. On Screen Manitoba membership totals nearly 300 but reaches more than 1,500 individuals. 

To find out more about On Screen Manitoba visit its website here