Training & Events

Courses, Workshops & Events at Mastermind Studios

Mastermind Studios is dedicated to furthering the development of the Motion Picture and Game Design Industries within the TNRD region of British Columbia. To learn more about courses, workshops and events at Mastermind Studios please take a look at the links below. If you do not see an event that you are looking for below please contact Mastermind Studios by telephone at (250) 434-8918 or by email at

Mastermind Studios also hosts and sponsors a number of important events to support worthwhile causes in our community. Some of these events are also listed below. If you are an organization interested in working with Mastermind Studios to develop and promote your event please contact our events department by telephone at (250) 434-8918 or by email at

Scheduled Courses, Workshops & Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

in Partnership with the TNRD Film Commission & Actsafe

Date: TBD

Mastermind Studios and the Thompson-Nicola Film Commission have partnered to offer the Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course, which is required by all BC Film Unions.

The course is taught from a motion picture production perspective, to inform students about the state of BC’s motion picture industry, jobs and skills required in the industry, the nature of the film industry, on-set operations, terminology and protocol, lifestyle, on-set and personal safety, safe working conditions & best practices in set sustainability, in order for students to make informed decisions before and after entering the motion picture industry. For further information and registration instructions please visit our dedicated page for this course:  CLICK HERE –

Lighting, Grip & Electrics Orientation for the Motion Picture Industry

2 Day Introductory workshop in Partnership with the TNRD Film Commission

Date: TBD

Learn more about Lighting, Grip & Electrics from a veteran industry professional! More information coming soon.

This weekend hands-on workshop is two full days. Due to the style of workshop we are only able to make room for a maximum of 20 participants.