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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

Caribbean Tales 2013 opens with Gems of the Caribbean

Christopher Laird's No Bois No Fraid opens 2013 Caribbean Tales Film Showcase

The Annual Caribbean Tales Film Showcase which stretches over a month, has added a new element to its roster of screenings, Gems of the Caribbean. Gems opens the 8th staging of Caribbean Tales, on August 17 with films from Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Vincent and St. Lucia.

Animation Overtakes Film as Priority Area

Animation has been deemed a priority area by the Film Commission of Jamaica

The death knell hasn’t quite tolled for filmmaking in Jamaica, but it is animation that has now become the favourite child of the creative industries, at least from the perspective of the government.

Anime Fest for Kingston and Montego Bay

Japanese Animation Festival slated for Kingston and Montego Bay

Animation will be among the events used to illustrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and Japan as the Japan Foundation and the Embassy of Japan in Jamaica stage their first Japanese Animation Film Festival Festival and manga poster competition.

Animators Try to "Toon-in' Local Industry

Kina Sky by Coretta Singer

Jamaica’s animation industry is still embryonic, so much so that to describe it as an “industry” seems a little grandiose. However, a growing number of Jamaican animators have enjoyed some success.

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