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Ching Pow: A Kicking Comedy

Twin of Twins the 'starring' voices behind Ching Pow

The karate move, or kickers, is a core ingredient of Jamaica’s dancehall/urban culture. The movies were a staple element in the Jamaican film diet in the 70s and 80s and found a home in the dying embers of the State and Odeon cinemas during the 1990s.

Blakka Ellis Gets Ready for 'Showtime'

Owen 'Blakka' Ellis

He already has the titles comedian, actor, poet, writer and columnist notched on his belt. Now Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis is getting ready to carve another as he prepares to step into the late night television talk show arena with Blakka Ellis Showtime.

Chris Hutchinson and Randy McLaren to Star in New Buddy Cop Comedy

Squaddy, staring Randy McLaren (left) & Chris Hutchinson (right) airs in October

Two young actors are getting what could be their big break. Chris Hutchinson and Randy McLaren have been signed on as the leads to the new comedy series, Squaddy, coming out of iVu TV.

Songs of Redemption and Kingston Paradise Score Big at Caribbean Tales 2013

Kingston Paradise written and directed by Mary Wells earned the Audience Award

When the 8th installment of the Caribbean Tales film showcase in Toronto ended recently, 7 winners were declared from the 10 feature-length and 35 short films entered into competition.

Lights, Camera, Peace: films4peace 2013 Screening at NLS Kingston

films4peace screening at NLS Kingston

"It's important to understand that peace has been explored in a very abstract way," Deborah Azinger, founder of New Local Space (NLS) (Kingston) said during her opening remarks of the screening of films4peace 2013.

Art, Film, Peace: NLS Joins World Peace Day films4peace Initiative

A still from Rob Carter's animation around the Nazi labour camp at Ebensee

The films4peace project is making a landing in Kingston for Peace Day 2013 (September 21) in Art: Films: Peace, a collaboration between the New Local Space (NLS) and Creative Sounds.

iVu TV Unveils a Suite of Programmes in Partnership with Flow

Protoje is the first celebrity featured on mywknd

iVu TV, an online television platform run by of eMedia Interactive has regrouped and returned to the digital media landscape, and this time they’ve brought bigger guns.

Shooting for 'Paradise': Mary Wells on Her Debut Film

Mary Wells writer and director of Kingston Paradise

When filmmaker Mary Wells started the journey toward her first feature film, Kingston Paradise, she had no delusions that it would be an easy road, but she hadn’t expected it to be as arduous or as long.

Nile Saulter - Finding His Voice Behind the Lens

Nile Saulter's work is being exhibited in New Roots: 10 Emerging Artists

To many, the short, dark rotund man peddling pillows in Barbican Square, is just a regular figure on the streets of Kingston. One of the many Jamaicans who follow their entrepreneurial leanings in a small time selling on the streets.

36 Films for Trinidad & Tobago Film Fest ARC New Media Event

ARC TTFF New Media with feature 36 films from 27 artists across 15 countries

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