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Shot in arm for Caribbean films

Thursday, November 06, 2014      REGIONAL film distributor, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), has received a shot in the arm through a major funding grant from the European Union. Founder of the CTWD, producer and film-maker Frances-Anne Solomon is pleased with this latest development which she sees as going a far way to put regional […]

CaribbeanTales Gets Major EU Grant

Published: Wednesday | November 5, 2014 Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of CaribbeanTales/ CTWD. Contributed Barbados-based film distribution company, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), has received a major funding grant from the ACPCultures+ Programme, financed by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the ACP Group of States for The 3D Distribution Project (3D), which will enhance CTWD’s […]

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution receives major EU grant

Barbados-based film distribution company CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD) has received a major funding grant from the ACPCultures+ Program, financed by the European Union and implemented by the ACP Group of States for ‘The 3D Distribution Project’ (3D) that will enhance CTWD’s digital, domestic and Diaspora distribution.

Queer Caribbean tales

BY JP LAROCQUE Published Tue, Sep 9, 2014 10:00 am EDT Filmmaker Richard Fung is in the Queer Spotlight at ninth annual festival TIFF isn’t the only game in town this September. The ninth annual Caribbean Tales Film Festival kicked off at the start of the month, with a collection of films that embody various aspects of […]

Peyi Guzman

Pedro Guzman (Peyi) has a degree in Social Sciences from the Universidad Madre y Maestra and is interested in history, music and popular culture. Director and Cinematographer since the 1980’s, he has been filming the “Guloyas” since 1983 while making the documentary “Carnaval y Caretas” on the Dominican Carnaval. He has since worked as DOP(…)

Camille Selvon Abrahams

Considered a pioneer of the digital media and specifically the animation industry for the Caribbean. With over a decade of developmental work behind her, Camille’s contribution is integral in the development of academic, entrepreneurial and developmental progress in the creative industry. She has been integral in advising local, regional and international bodies in sector development,(…)

Stephen Young-Chin

Producer/director Stephen Young-Chin is a York University Film Production graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours degree, and has worked in the film and television industry for over 22 years. Prior to becoming a producer/director, Stephen worked professionally in three different disciplines in film and television – a rare achievement in the industry. Stephen(…)

UnScene Team

Chattrisse Dolabaille (costar, writer, producer) was born in Toronto to Jamaican and Trinidadian parents. A Ryerson University graduate (Radio & TV Arts), she is thrilled to represent Yohannes Entertainment in the 2014 CaribbeanTales Incubator Program. Kerron Schullere (costar, producer) was born in Trinidad & Tobago. He moved to Grenada at age 7 and has lived(…)

Jelani Nias

Jelani “J Wyze” Nias was born on the island of Antigua in 1977, has lived in Bermuda and now resides in Toronto, Canada. He has been writing professionally for 16 years. In 2013, his short stories were featured in two anthologies “In The Black: New African Canadian Literature” and “So The Nailhead Bend, So The(…)

Faisal Lutchmedial

Faisal won the WGC Bell Media Diverse Screenwriters Program and was assigned to the writing room of The Listener – Season 4. He was then hired to work as the story editor to the webseries. His first professional short, Useless Things (2009, 16 min), won the Writers Guild’s English Script Prize at the Festival Nouveau(…)