Adam Beach Film Institute
Committed towards Film making Excellence


"The Adam Beach Film Institute envisions Indigenous People working within the Media, Film and Television industry...and healing with every story told."

"The Adam Beach Film Institute envisions Indigenous People working within the Media, Film and Television industry...and healing with every story told."

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Attention Graduates of ABFI

July 11, 2018
Dear ABFI Alumni
I have an excellent opportunity for you. A feature film I am involved with has opened the doors to allow a limited number of ABFI Alumni to work with me on a movie set. What you will need to do is to get your passport, a valid treaty status card that is up to date to 2019 and your social security number (SIN Card).  Filming location will be in the United States.  Email me a photo/scanned copy of your required documents to:  

I am so proud of all Adam Beach Film Institute Alumni. I am honoured to have the privilege of working with you.  I sincerely hope you apply for this momentous opportunity. Thank you!

Adam Beach, President & Founder
Adam Beach Film Institute

Featured Student Films

All Films Created by our ABFI Alumni will be kept on our “Student Films” page of our website.


We are pleased to announce that "Forever Young" was an award winner in the WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival! Congratulations!! 


Our Mailing Address: 285 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3C 1X7

Apply Today for your spot in our ABFI Skills Link Program! Apply at or download & drop off your application at CAHRD at 304-181 Higgins Avenue. Our Next Intake is January 14, 2019. Deadline: December 21, 2018.
Get paid to train within the film industry on your very own film project.

Board of Directors

ABFI Board of Directors welcomes you to the Adam Beach Film Institute website. We encourage you to explore our site. We are also available on Twitter & Facebook. Thank you for your interest in the Adam Beach Film Institute.

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"The Adam Beach Film Institute provides a clear path to Indigenous Youth seeking entry into the Media arts and Film Training Industry. Our Teachings are driven and guided by the traditions of Indigenous storytelling."

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Skills Link Program 2018-2019

We are currently accepting Applications for our Winter Term 2019 Class. Please download your copy, complete it and mail it to: 304-181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3G1 | Attn: ABFI Skills Link Program

Course Location: 285 Balmoral Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba | Course Start Date: January 14, 2019

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Adam Beach Film Institute is excited to announce that the Skills Link Project will be re-launched to begin September 1st, 2018 and will have four back-to-back intake classes for 2018-2019.  Our Spring & Summer intakes originally scheduled has been consolidated into this new time frame! 

Current applications we have received will be re-scheduled to begin this Fall. The features of this opportunities remain unchanged. It is still a paid training program; where students are paid a living allowance while they train, work and learn to make films in the TV & Film Industry. Instructed by industry professionals, you can learn the essential skills and build your own network of contacts to launch your own career in the movie business.  Posters and details for applying for the program will be released soon! Please keep checking our website & Social Media sites. Meegwetch! Thank you!!

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