Adam Beach Film Institute
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Congratulations to the Class of Summer 2017 of the Skills Link Project

Adam Beach Film Institute, along with its Board of Directors would like to extend best wishes & acknowledgement of the Summer Graduating class of 2017. Adam Beach would like to convey the message to all our successful filmmakers that ambition and persistence paves the way to a successful career in the film industry, best of luck & godspeed! We would also like to extend our invitation to all our graduates to maintain ties as we consider all of us a family and in hopes of building a Hollywood of the North, we would encourage everyone to continue working relationships with each other.  Here are the following graduates of the Adam Beach Film Institute "Skills Link Project":

Alyx Lamy
Tara Jagodnik
Jaylene Wood
Sarain Diamond
Toryan McCorrister
Danielle Anderson
Brandon McPherson
Faith Gore
Ira Morrisseau
renny McGillivary


ABFI Skills Link Project

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The Adam Beach Film Institute is pleased to announce an exciting and rewarding opportunity for Indigenous Youth in the Media Arts Industry.  The program ABFI Skills Link Project will help prepare students for a career in the Media Industry.  Designed to meet the needs of employers the program will combine Media Theory and Job Placement Experience for all participants. The ABFI Skills Link Project is a unique, socially innovative program that will reflect Indigenous Culture while giving students the skill set to succeed in the Media Industry.

We have commitments from APTN, CBC and Indigenous Production Houses keen to provide shadowing opportunities to prospective Indigenous Young people interested in a career in the Media Arts.

ABFI will facilitate and manage the program.  Students will be taught by award winning industry professionals currently employed in the Media Industry...  We encourage you to seek details on this project in our Classes page and apply asap, these spots will go quickly!

If you are between 18-30 Years of Age, possess proof of Aboriginal Ancestry (Treaty Card) or a valid Metis Card, then you are eligible to apply! Do it early as these spaces fill up quickly,

In Partnership with Center for Aboriginal Human Resource Development, please mail or drop off your applications for this program at CAHRD, 304-181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3B 3G1
Thank you, Apply for our Third intake starting April 2018!  Call (204) 416-0361 for more information

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Our Mailing Address: 1-585 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3B 1Z7

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 starts April 9th 2018, and a second intake is scheduled for July 3rd, 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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A number of graduates of the Adam Beach Film Institute have premiered their films at the 2016 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival, please visit  for more details. Congratulations on a job well done! ABFI looks forward to the 2017 Festival!

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