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CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) 2014

UPDATE WE ARE EXTENDING SUBMISSIONS TILL SUNDAY JUNE 15TH, YOU HAVE A WEEK TO SUBMIT YOUR FILM. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS This year’s festival begins with community screenings in August throughout the GTA.  CTFF & Incubator 2014 runs September 2nd-13th at  & for our Incubator Program at UofT  (September 2nd-7th) Participants Pitch their projects at TIFF Lightbox and all(…)

CARIBBEANTALES ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF VIDEO ON DEMAND CHANNEL

Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of the CaribbeanTales Group of Media Companies announced this week the official launch of its new video-on-demand brand CaribbeanTales-TV, an online project specialising in Caribbean film and television content. CT-TV is part-funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and aims to target youth and educational institutions in the GTA, as well as regional(…)

Wells-Said: A Director’s Profile

By Diane De La Haye In an industry dominated by men, I was thrilled and impressed to learn that Jamaican filmmaker Mary Wells had written, produced and directed her own movie, Kingston Paradise. Curiosity piqued, I sought her out while she was in Toronto attending the CaribbeanTales Film Festival to learn more about her vision(…)

FOSTERING FRUITFUL FILMMAKERS

ANNOUNCING the 2013 INCUBATOR PROGRAM Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), the region’s premier film marketing and distribution entity, this week announced that eleven  (11) of the Caribbean Diaspora’s most promising filmmakers will participate in CTWD’s highly effective Market Incubator Program that will take place as part of the 8th Annual CaribbeanTales Toronto(…)

CARIBBEANTALES TV PRESENTS “TRINI TO DE BONE”

by Diane De La Haye Thanks to all who joined us last Sunday for the start of our Online Film Festival. Didn’t catch it? No problem because we’ll be re-screening those movies this weekend (read about them HERE) along with a brand new line-up entitled “Trini to de Bone.” Our FREE 24-hour streaming on August(…)

CaribbeanTales adds new film to ‘Queer Caribbean’ Showcase

CaribbeanTales has added Ariana, directed by Shashi Balooja, to the Queer Caribbean Film Showcase – 6:30 p.m. on September 14, at the Harbourfront Centre. The film portrays the difficultly Dr. Abbas Imad and Abbas’ lover Karl face after Grandma Ariana erratic behavior proves not to be what it seems. Please see revised scheduling below. September(…)

THE TIME IS NOW!!!

CARIBBEANTALES OPENS THIS WEEKEND!! Stimulate the senses when you join the CaribbeanTales team this weekend for sampling of delicious rums as well as movies on such greats as Bob Marley, Black Stalin, Peter Minshall and Derek Walcott. The 8th Annual CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase begins at the Canadian National Exhibition with the Gems of the(…)

CaribbeanTales Salutes Queer Presence

On September 14th, 6.30pm CaribbeanTales is proud to bring this year’s Queer Caribbean Film Showcase* starting at 6:30 p.m. on September 14, at the Harbourfront Centre. This presentation of films representing the LGBTQ community will include three shorts: Healing power of Jamaica,  Real Talk, and a feature Elliot Loves. Garry Terracino, director of Elliot Loves(…)

CARIBBEANTALES ANNOUNCES RED CARPET GALA AND SCREENING

The World Premiere screening of No Bois Man No Fraid, a feature documentary directed by Trinidad and Tobago filmmaker, Christopher Laird, will kick off the Red Carpet Gala at the 8th annual CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase. The event opens the Festival’s main film showcase, which is co-produced with the Harbourfront Centre and will take place(…)