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Kingstoon Animation Festival Gets a Reboot

Kingstoon 2016

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.

Crossing Borders in Film: TVE Caribbean Launches

Olivia McGilchrist's River Mumma part of TVE Caribbean

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.

TTFF to Screen 10 Classic Caribbean Films - Includes Harder They Come, Man on the Shore and Sugar Cane Alley

Euzhan Palcy's Sugar Cane Alley among10 classic Caribbean films at  TTFF15

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.

15 Features for First Caribbean Film Mart

Caribbean Film Mart Selects 15 Features

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.

Actress Michael Hyatt on her Journey to Self-Worth and Success

Michael Hyatt

“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.

Caribbean Tales Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Over 30 Films

Caribbean Tales 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’.

Five Lessons I Learned While Teaching at UWI - Storm Saulter

Storm Saulter

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.

Earl Lovelace Film to Premiere at UWI, Mona

Earl Lovelace

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.

Better Mus Come: Storm Saulter Calls For a Caribbean Film Aesthetic

Storm Saulter current filmmaker in residence at the UWI, Mona

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.

Caribbean Tales Film Fest Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Caribbean Tales Film Fest Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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’.

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