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Filmmakers from Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique and Trinidad and Jamaica make the cut for CTI 2016

Ten filmmakers Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad & Diaspora for CTI 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).

Into the Rift- Cristo Rey a Haitian-Dominican Retelling of Romeo and Juliet to be Screened in Haiti in Brooklyn Series

Cristo Rey presents and Haitian-Dominican spin on Romeo and Juliet

Though (and maybe because) they share an island, the history between Haiti and the Dominican Republic is fraught with tension and stories of blood.

Tony Paleface Hendriks Returns to Jamaican Television With 'See It Deh'

Tony 'Paleface' Hendriks and Kathy Grant in the sketch 'Dental Slavery'

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.

Pilot Project Between Flow and CaribbeanTales Gets Greenlit

Caribbean Tales Film Incubator Greenlights Pilot Project With Flow

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).

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’.

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