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Jamaican Film

Lights, Camera, Lift Off - JAFTA Propella 2017 Has Short Films With a Big Bang

City of Mine by Danielle Russell on fo the five 2017 JAFTA Propella films

One of the main criticisms levelled at the Jamaican film industry has been the repetitive storylines/themes.

Jamaican Film Industry Poised for Growth Says Veteran Producer Natalie Thompson

l-r Filmmakes St. Juste, Saulter, Thompson, & Randall and moderator Cresser

The Jamaican film industry has been trying to come to maturity but according to filmmaker Natalie Thompson, the time for reaping a robust film industry has finally arrived.

The Price of Memory: Enlightening and Emotional

Price of Memory
The axe forgets but the tree that has been chopped remembers.
-African proverb

Jamaican Film Industry Gets Animated

Joel Kuwahara, Co-founder and Executive Producer of Bento Box

Kingston: For over a decade, especially since the arrival of the capacity for fully digital animation, Jamaica has been flirting with the animation industry. The flirtation seems to be ramping up to a full-blown love affair with the arrival of the island’s first animation studio Reel Rock GSW.