Tanya Batson-Savage | Sunday, March 12th, 2017
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, June 7th, 2012
1962 Productions presented a ‘sneakpeek’ of the upcoming documentary One People which is slated for release on August 6, 2012.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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.
Tanya Batson-Savage | Saturday, April 7th, 2012
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.