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.

Barbados film will open CT2011

The Barbados premiere of A Hand Full of Dirt, the acclaimed debut feature of Barbadian filmmaker and visual artist Russell Watson, will kick off the CaribbeanTales Film Festival, Symposium & Marketplace on March 14, 2011, at the New Island Inn. This was disclosed at the official launch today, which was attended by media, sponsors and a cross-section of people from the film and cultural industries sector as well as the wider business community.

Barbados film will open CT2011

The Barbados premiere of A Hand Full of Dirt, the acclaimed debut feature of Barbadian filmmaker and visual artist Russell Watson, will kick off the CaribbeanTales Film Festival, Symposium & Marketplace on March 14, 2011, at the New Island Inn. This was disclosed at the official launch today, which was attended by media, sponsors and a cross-section of people from the film and cultural industries sector as well as the wider business community.

New Releases: A Thriller, a Comedy & an Immigration Tale

TROU D’AIR (TURBULENCE) Director: KARINE GAMA Guadeloupe | 2010 | Short Thriller | French w/ English Subtitles She encounters a thief, while experiencing an anxiety attack…. Soah is a former flight attendant who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorders. While experiencing one of her anxiety attacks, a thief comes into her world. The cast includes choreographer and…

Call for Submissions: CT 2011 Content Incubator

March 14 – 20, 2011 at the new Island Inn, Barbados
DEADLINE: January 31st, 2011

CaribbeanTales is delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for filmmakers!
The opportunity:
Eight (8) to 10 projects in development will be selected for inclusion in our 5-day intensive Content Incubator aimed at developing market-driven content. We are looking for projects that are both distinctive and commercially viable. Our focus for 2011 is on the exploration of popular indigenous stories and characters that will attract large audiences and funders, and contribute to a sustainable regional industry.

Call for Submissions: CT 2011 Content Incubator

March 14 – 20, 2011 at the new Island Inn, Barbados
DEADLINE: January 31st, 2011

CaribbeanTales is delighted to announce this exciting opportunity for filmmakers!
The opportunity:
Eight (8) to 10 projects in development will be selected for inclusion in our 5-day intensive Content Incubator aimed at developing market-driven content. We are looking for projects that are both distinctive and commercially viable. Our focus for 2011 is on the exploration of popular indigenous stories and characters that will attract large audiences and funders, and contribute to a sustainable regional industry.

Happy Holidays from CaribbeanTales!

Dear Friends,

MERRY XMAS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS
from CARIBBEANTALES!

And for your listening pleasure…

Enjoy the Season with Sprang!!!!

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