CaribbeanTales gets off to a flying start at TIFF.

Caribbean filmmakers descended on Toronto in numbers for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) held at various venues around Toronto from September 9th to 19th. These filmmakers, some new to the craft and others experienced hands, were assembled by the energetic filmmaker and producer Frances-Anne Solomon and her colleagues from Caribbean Tales Worldwide Distribution Inc., a newly-formed distribution company whose mission is to bring Caribbean films to the world.

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Takes Outstanding Filmmakers to the International Marketplace

CTWD Celebrates its International Launch by bringing 25 Top Producers to the Toronto International Film Festival.
CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc, the first ever film distribution company of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, will bring twenty-five (25) top Caribbean producers and filmmakers to Toronto this fall, to take part in its unique Market Development Program and participate in the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival 2010.

Launched regionally in Barbados in May 2010 with the Vision Statement “Taking Caribbean Films to the World”, CTWD aims to be the “go to” solution for Caribbean filmmakers seeking to penetrate the international marketplace, and international buyers looking for quality Caribbean-themed content.

“There is an explosion of content coming out of the Caribbean and a need for a focused distribution strategy to ensure that this gets the best deals on the international market.” said CEO and accomplshed award-winning Canadian-Trinidadian filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon.

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Takes Outstanding Filmmakers to the International Marketplace.

CTWD Celebrates its International Launch by bringing 25 Top Producers to the Toronto International Film Festival.
CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc, the first ever film distribution company of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, will bring twenty-five (25) top Caribbean producers and filmmakers to Toronto this fall, to take part in its unique Market Development Program and participate in the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival 2010.

Launched regionally in Barbados in May 2010 with the Vision Statement “Taking Caribbean Films to the World”, CTWD aims to be the “go to” solution for Caribbean filmmakers seeking to penetrate the international marketplace, and international buyers looking for quality Caribbean-themed content.

“There is an explosion of content coming out of the Caribbean and a need for a focused distribution strategy to ensure that this gets the best deals on the international market.” said CEO and accomplshed award-winning Canadian-Trinidadian filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon.

Call For Proposals – CTWD Market Development Program

Dear Filmmakers,

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc, in partnership with Caribbean Export, UNIDO, and with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts will facilitate a Market Development Program for selected Caribbean, Caribbean-Diasporic and Caribbean-Canadian independent filmmakers.

If you have a project in development that is market ready, and can benefit from the support of this program, then you are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is July 19th 2010.

Call For Proposals – CTWD Market Development Program

Dear Filmmakers,

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc, in partnership with Caribbean Export, UNIDO, and with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts will facilitate a Market Development Program for selected Caribbean, Caribbean-Diasporic and Caribbean-Canadian independent filmmakers.

If you have a project in development that is market ready, and can benefit from the support of this program, then you are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is July 19th 2010.

Caribbean Film Distribution Company to be launched in Barbados

This month Barbados will become home to CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution: the first ever of its kind film distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean aimed at creating moneymaking opportunities for producers of Caribbean content.

The company will be launched at a Press Conference in Bridgetown on May 19th 2010.

One of the many tangible outcomes of the recently concluded and highly acclaimed Best of CaribbeanTales Film Festival held in Barbados earlier this year, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution is being established to represent Caribbean Filmmakers to the international community.

It will also position Barbados as a “centre of excellence” for film in the region.