Film Training Manitoba Presents: CFC's CBC Prime Time Television Program Workshop

Application Deadline: April 26, 2011Workshop Date: Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Location: Red River College
Time: 10am to 6pm

Executive Producer and writer Karen Troubetzkoy (18 To Life, 15/Love) will lead an intensive round-table “Building The Series” workshop. Participants of this workshop will receive feedback on their original series pitch documents, including the strengths and weaknesses of their series concepts, setting, characters, themes and market place considerations, as well as the format of their pitch documents.

Space is limited. Applicants must submit a completed application package by 4pm on Tuesday, April 26th. Applications should be submitted in one digital document labeled with their full name (in Word or PDF format) to

Application Package must include:

  • 3-5 page pitch document for an original series idea (including the series premise, character descriptions, setting, tone, style, two sample episode ideas and any other information that is important to your series)
  • CV for the writer/applicant
  • Application fee of $10.00, payable to Film Training Manitoba

Selected participants will be notified of their acceptance into the workshop by Tuesday, May 3rd.

Workshop Cost: $90, payable to Film Training Manitoba. Payment can in made in person at the FTM office with cash, cheque, Mastercard or Visa; or over the telephone with MasterCard or Visa. Please contact FTM at 204-989-9669

Following the workshop there will be an information session about the CBC Prime Time Television Program

CFC's CBC Prime Time Television Program is recognized within the industry as an essential source for trained writers and newly developed projects for the television marketplace. Through industry-driven training, our residents learn to write for episodic television in a collaborative story room environment, acquire real, on-the-job skills, meet industry contacts and develop and pitch their own original series. For more information visit

2011 CBC Prime Time Program application deadline: May 20th, 2011