About us

We are here helping you bring your vision to reality

Weengushk Film Institute (WFI) is a not-for-profit artist-focused, film and television-training centre, dedicated to unlocking the creative potential while developing market leading skills and experiences to its participants, WFI provides significant value by creating a mentorship network between participants engaged in learning and senior media industry professionals.

This approach fosters skills development through film and training and also creates access points to key decision makers from different areas of the industry. Weengushk’s goal is to train, develop, guide and mentor young emerging artists to develop their creative skills and attain a level of professionalism that promotes self-sustainability in a competitive market.

At Weengushk Film Institute we teach skills to not only succeed in your trade but in your life as well. Becoming a skilled professional doesn’t only mean learning a craft and trade, it also means learning the essential life skills needed not only to succeed but to thrive in this ever-expanding market that is media production. We are a non-profit training centre and are asking for your support in our mandate to teach the skills necessary to succeed in this ever changing world.

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Marketing material made by our participants


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See the released productions from our participants


Some facts about us

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Films Produced
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Days Open

Our Full Time Staff

We bring industry professionals to you in all programs
John Myers
Dr. Shirley Cheechoo Executive Director
Genelia D'souza
Nano Debassige Senior Manager


we offer 24 hour production support services. From preproduction to delivery our staff and facilities are available to help bring your imagination into reality.


  • Writing Labs
  • Apple workstations
  • Up To Date Software
  • One on One Time
  • Communications
  • Scheduling and Budgeting


  • Locations Support
  • Production Space
  • Office Space
  • Transportation Support
  • Equipment Packages


  • Final Cut and Avid Workstations
  • Colour Correction
  • Foley
  • ADR
  • Adobe Effects
  • 24hr Support and operators available

Advanced Cinema Studies

$ 1200

Per Month
  • Work on Productions
  • Hone your skills
  • Unlimited facility access
  • Paid work is available

Short FilmYear One

$ 1000

Per Month
  • Create You First Film
  • Learn from Professionals
  • In-Depth and Hands-On

Emerging Artists

$ 5000

Per Participant
  • Pitch to Distributors
  • Work with our Story Editors
  • Bring your film to life
  • From Pre-Production to Exhibition


Some of our participants awesome work. Click on project thumbs to reveal details.


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5494 HWY 540 W, M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0

705 377 6011