Winnipeg Film Group
304 – 100 Arthur Street
R3B 1H3 Canada
Phone: (204) 925-3456 (FILM)
Fax: (204) 942-6799
Our office is open to the general public Monday to Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Please note that not all our staff work full time hours and, for this reason, it is best to contact them individually regarding their availability.
MANAGEMENT | CINEMATHEQUE | DISTRIBUTION | PRODUCTION
Cecilia Araneda | Executive Director
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 102
Cecilia is responsible for artistic, organizational and business management and development. Inquiries on services, programs, workshops, facilities, tickets and/or rentals should be directed to the applicable department: Cinematheque, Production Centre or Distribution.
Sharon Thiessen-Woods | Bookkeeper
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 107
Contact our Bookkeeper for general Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable inquiries.
Amanda Kindzierski | Operations Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 110
Amanda is responsible for the Winnipeg Film Group’s overall operations coordination and office management.
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
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 114
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 | Programming Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 108
Dave books 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 Kaitlyn McBurney, Cinematheque Operations Coordinator.
Kaitlyn McBurney | Cinematheque | Operations Coordinator
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 106
Kaitlyn manages the quality of the Cinematheque experience, including the daily operation, projection, venue rentals, sponsorships and ad sales. Contact Kaitlyn 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 Kaitlyn.
Cinematheque | House Staff
Steph Berrington, Mark Borowski, Milos Mitrovic, Eric Peterson, Sam Sarti.
Our Distribution Centre 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 Centre 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.
Monica Lowe | Distribution Centre | Distribution Director
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 103
Our distribution wing carries the work of Canadian filmmakers and video artists, with a special focus on Manitoba and the prairie region. Presenters, broadcasters, programmers and curators are invited to contact Monica regarding the works we represent. Monica handles all film sales, special projects and initiatives for the films in our collection as well as the Marketing Fund.
Niki Little | Distribution Centre | Distribution Coordinator (until Sept 27)
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 105
Stephanie Berrington | Distribution Centre | Distribution Coordinator (starting Sept 19)
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 105
The Distribution Coordinator serves as the liaison between filmmakers and programmers. They oversee all films in our collection and arranges all rentals for the films. Canadian filmmakers and video artists who wish to have their works distributed through the Winnipeg Film Group should contact Niki / Steph.
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
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 109
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 Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | (204) 925-3456 ext 101
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.
Mark Borowski | Production Centre | Program Coordinator
email@example.com | (204) 925-3456 ext 111
Mark is responsible for training and programming for the Production Centre, including all workshops, member programing, competitions/contests and teen camps. He also provides general support to other areas of the Production Centre.