Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, September 14th, 2015
Ten classic Caribbean films, with at least partial roots in as many countries and across the four main language groups in the region, will add to the diverse array of films being screened at the 2015 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 16th, 2015
Fifteen feature film projects ranging from adaptions of classic Caribbean literature to forays into athletics and the metaphors of doubles have been selected to participate in the inaugural Caribbean Film Mart at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF) 2015.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
“I think I remember this space,” Michael Hyatt says. She is on stage at the Dennis Scott Studio Theatre at the Edna Manley College in Kingston. She recalls one of her earliest encounters with this arts, as a participant in a summer school programme.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Caribbean Tales Film Festival has unveiled the schedule for its 10th anniversary edition which is set to open with a celebration of the steel pan at the opening night gala dubbed ‘Trini to the Bone’.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, May 18th, 2015
Filmmaker Storm Saulter, the vision behind Better Mus Come and co-founder of New Caribbean Cinema is in the final round of his tenure as Filmmaker in Residence at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Monday, April 20th, 2015
The film Earl Lovelace: A Writer in His Place will be having its Jamaican premiere courtesy of The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, March 26th, 2015
Director Storm Saulter (Better Mus Come), the 2015 Filmmaker in Residence at the University of the West Indies, Mona is calling for the creation of a Caribbean film aesthetic and the strengthening of the writing undergirding Caribbean films, in order to create a more buoyant industry.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
The Caribbean Tales International Film Festival is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary, with the 2015 edition of the film fest which will take place in Toronto, starting September 9, 2015. The festival returns under the theme ‘Caribbean Spirit’.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
No Place Like Home is probably the Perry Henzell film you never heard of.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Jamaican/British actor, director, and producer Anton Phillips is being awarded the 2015 Edric Connor Trailblazer Award at the 10th Screen Nation Film and Television Awards. Phillips, built a reputation in Britain playing roles which broke down racial barriers.