CARIBBEAN ENTREPRENEUR BACKS CREATIVE ECONOMY

NEW YORK (April 21, 2011) – The creativity of Caribbean filmmakers will be a focus of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Week in New York, June 4 to 11, 2011.

Frances-Anne Solomon, founder and CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, announced a new partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) which will feature trailers of top Caribbean films during CTO meetings and events during Caribbean Week, and a day-long Caribbean Film Showcase with panel discussions and networking on Saturday, June 11.

“By presenting the best and brightest of our filmmakers, our intention is to create a platform on the world stage for Brand Caribbean,” said Solomon, who noted that the linkages between film and the bread and butter tourism industry are obvious, but have not been exploited.

Sylma Brown-Bramble of CTO (left) and Frances-Anne Solomon in New York last week.

Caribbean Entrepreneur Backs Creative Economy

NEW YORK (April 21, 2011) – The creativity of Caribbean filmmakers will be a focus of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Week in New York, June 4 to 11, 2011.

Frances-Anne Solomon, founder and CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, announced a new partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) which will feature trailers of top Caribbean films during CTO meetings and events during Caribbean Week, and a day-long Caribbean Film Showcase with panel discussions and networking on Saturday, June 11.

“By presenting the best and brightest of our filmmakers, our intention is to create a platform on the world stage for Brand Caribbean,” said Solomon, who noted that the linkages between film and the bread and butter tourism industry are obvious, but have not been exploited.

Sylma Brown-Bramble of CTO (left) and Frances-Anne Solomon in New York last week.

10 Outstanding Producers from around the world will participate in unique CaribbeanTales Content Incubator at CT 2011.

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution will host unique Content Incubator geared at developing market ready local content.

Bridgetown – Feb 18, 2011

Ten (10) outstanding producers from around the world will participate in the 1st CaribbeanTales Content Incubator due to kick off in Barbados on March 14 at the Island Inn Hotel.

CaribbeanTales 2011 and U.S. Embassy, Barbados Host Week of Free Film Screenings for Secondary School Children

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD) will partner with the U.S. Embassy for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the National Library Service to host a week of free film screenings for Secondary School students across Barbados.

The screenings will be the first of a dynamic series of film-related events that will take place during February and March under the banner of “CaribbeaTales 2011”.

CaribbeanTales 2011 and U.S. Embassy, Barbados Host Week of Free Film Screenings for Secondary School Children

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD) will partner with the U.S. Embassy for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the National Library Service to host a week of free film screenings for Secondary School students across Barbados.

The screenings will be the first of a dynamic series of film-related events that will take place during February and March under the banner of “CaribbeaTales 2011”.

CaribbeanTales in Africa!

Three CaribbeanTales feature titles will soon be seen on television screens across Africa.

What My Mother Told Me, A Winter Tale, and Hit for Six! have been bought by MNET in South Africa and will be syndicated across the continent. Stay tuned for times and dates!

A Call for Partnerships to Boost Film Industry Export Potential

Bridgetown, Barbados.
January 27th, 2011
For Immediate Release

The film industry of the Caribbean has major export potential and with strong ties and partnerships, the stories of the Caribbean can be exported to the world while making a viable living for regional film makers. This is the view of acclaimed economist and businessman Dr Terrence Farrell, a Director of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc, in his remarks at the launch of the CaribbeanTales Film Festival 2011 @ Island Inn, Barbados on January 17.