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Calabash Lit Fest Teams Up With ScreenCraft for Hollywood Writing Workshop in Jamaica

Calabash Lit Fest teams up with ScreenCraft for Hollywood writing workshop in Ja

The black sands of Treasure Beach, St. Elizabeth on Jamaica’s southern shore, seem about as far away from Hollywood as one can get, at least mentally. But the idyllic, laid back fishing village, peppered with quaint guest houses is perfect for writing.

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.

Does Hollywood Beckon for Bolt?

Usain Bolt may be ready to leap from the track to the silver screen

With Bolt-mania still raging weeks after the end of the 2012 London Olympics, it isn’t surprising that Hollywood may also be attempting bring some of the Jamaican sprinter’s lightning magnetism to the silver screen.

One People - The Sneak Peek

Zachary Harding, co-producer of One People

1962 Productions presented a ‘sneakpeek’ of the upcoming documentary One People which is slated for release on August 6, 2012.

Hustle and Grow: Alric Brown on the Art and Business of Film

Alick Brown talks to Jamaican filmmakers about making it in the business

As much as it is an art form, film is also a business and filmmakers. So, Jamaican born filmmaker Alrick Brown, director of the Sundance Award wining film Kinyarwanda, was invited by the Calabash Literary Trust to share insights with members of the Jamaican film industry.

The Hunger Games - Satisfying

Hunger Games Poster

The Hunger Games, based on first of the Suzanne Collins bestselling young adult trilogy of the same name, is an interesting film that adequately marries great characters, a worthwhile plot and good action.