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Philippines-Manitoba Creative Industries virtual trade mission

Posted on October 29, 2021

The Province of Manitoba, the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry, and our partners are pleased to invite you to join us for the Philippines-Manitoba Creative Industries virtual trade mission.

Working with our film and creative industry partners in Manitoba and in the Philippines, the event is aimed at showcasing opportunities in both jurisdictions and opening dialogue for cooperation in this sector.

This event will take place over two sessions to accommodate the time differences between jurisdictions. Our “Webinar” highlighting the sector and opportunities in both jurisdictions will take place on Thursday, November 4 and our “Workshops Event” will take place on Tuesday, November 9.


Event dates:

Thursday, November 4, 2021
7:30 am - 9:30 am (Manitoba time)

Welcoming remarks and greetings from:

Industry overview from the Philippines' creative economy, including presentations from:

Industry overview from Manitoba industry partners, including presentations on:


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Manitoba time)

Moderated workshop panel sessions facilitating further discovery and networking. These panel discussions will aim to encourage networking and dialogue between Philippine and Canadian filmmakers, producers, and animation and game studios. 

Workshop room topics and speakers include:

Activating the Philippines-Canada AV Co-production Agreement

Capacity building through Education and Training Cooperation Programs 

Leveraging Canadian Technology in the Creative Industries 


Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Sharon Cohen at

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