Orientation Course

Interested in working in film in Manitoba? This course may be just what you need to get started!

IATSE Local 856 is a labour union that represents the specialty artists and technicians who work in film and television production in Manitoba. We offer an introduction to IATSE Local 856 course that introduces you to the world of filmmaking, along with the dos and don’ts of working on set.

This course is mandatory for anybody looking to become a permittee and is strongly recommended to anyone else looking for a career on set in the film industry.

Due to high demand and limited instructor availability, please complete the form below to be added to the wait list for the next session. Once dates have been established, staff will notify you of the dates, allowing you to register and pay for the course.

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