Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 12th, 2017
The black sands of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on Jamaica’s southern shore, seem about as far away from Hollywood as one can get, at least mentally. But the idyllic, laid back fishing village, peppered with quaint guest houses is perfect for writing.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, November 6th, 2016
If nothing else, and there were many something elses, the Jamaican screening of the five films in the JaFTA Propella project speak to the diverse possibilities and massive potential resting in the Jamaican film industry, which over 40 years after our the first
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
The Jamaican film industry has been trying to come to maturity but according to filmmaker Natalie Thompson, the time for reaping a robust film industry has finally arrived.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 25th, 2016
Many travellers have learned that the seemingly quiet and inviting green of the Rio Grande as it passes through the Bog Walk Gorge belies the dangerous turbulence beneath.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Ten budding filmmakers from Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago and the Diaspora have been named as participants in the 2016 Caribbean Tales Incubator project (CTI).
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 18th, 2016
Though (and maybe because) they share an island, the history between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is fraught with tension and stories of blood.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
Actor, writer and stand-up comedian Tony ‘Paleface’ Hendriks is preparing for a new round of the video light, with the arrival of his television comedy series See It Deh. The show premieres tonight, Sunday, April 3, 2016, on TVJ at 9pm.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, February 14th, 2016
Content from the CaribbeanTales Incubator project will be making its way to regional set-top boxes as it enters a five-year partnership with Flow (Cable and Wireless Communications).
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, December 13th, 2015
The animation festival Kingstoon is getting a reboot. First held in 2013, Kingstoon appeared to be a great boon to the fledgeling Jamaican animation sector.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, September 27th, 2015
Its name doesn’t tell you much, sounding more like an economist’s dream, that a visual art collaboration, but the Transoceanic Visual Exchange (TVE) promises to be an exciting cross-border experience of film art.