New Jamaican Action Drama set to premiere in Toronto

Ghett’a Life, the much buzzed-about new action drama by respected director Chris Browne of Third World Cop, makes its North American debut on Tuesday, September 13 as part of CaribbeanTales 2011 Toronto Film Showcase. The  long-awaited and much-anticipated film will screen at Harbourfront Centre’s Studio Theatre, at 7:30pm. Ten years in the making, the wholly…

YOU ARE INVITED TO CaribbeanTales @TIFF 2011

Meet the filmmakers, hear their pitches, attend screenings and the fetes http://www.caribbeantales.ca/CTFF/   September 6, Tuesday – Opening Night  6 p.m. – 11 p.m./ Lakeside Eats, Harbourfront Centre             Welcome Dinner and meet the filmmakers September 7, Wednesday  6 p.m. – 9 p.m./ Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre             Opening “Fete” – hosted by the Consulate General…

Cameron Bailey to be honored in Toronto

TORONTO (September 1, 2011) – A well-known Barbadian-Canadian media personality and film curator will be honoured at the 2011 CaribbeanTales Film Showcase next week. British-born Cameron Bailey, co-director responsible for the vision and execution of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), will be honoured on Wednesday, September 7 at Harbourfront’s Lakeside Terrace during the opening…

CaribbeanTales – Tickets now Available!

Check the schedule below and buy your tickets now. Or click here to purchase tickets from Harbourfront Centre’s Box Office. For group rates or to register for our free screenings, call 416 598 1410. Choose your shows Sep 7 – Calypso Rose – Opening Gala $25.00Sep 11 – Animation Incubator $15.00Sep 13 – Ghett’a Life…

Major Caribbean Films to Premiere in Toronto

Trailers available here: Calypso Rose: The Lioness of the Jungle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtzCPDBA3So Ghett’a Life: http://www.ghettalifethemovie.com The Skin: http://theskinahamafilm.wordpress.com CAPTION: Living legend, Calypso Rose. TORONTO (August 23, 2011) – The international curtain goes up in Toronto for three significant Caribbean films at the 2011 CaribbeanTales Toronto Film Showcase. The trio of major Caribbean cinematic offerings will be…

Filmmaker In The Newz : Ian Harnarine

Ian Harnarine’s short film DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER has been accepted into TIFF. Ian is an alumnus of the 1st CaribbeanTales Incubator in Toronto in 2010, where he met and began working with Mariel Brown, Tony Hall and other CT Incubator participants. Months later, and with their support in casting and crewing, he was shooting…

Man on Ground hits the ground running at TIFF

Bajan/Nigerian director Akin Omotoso’s new feature film  MAN ON GROUND has been selected for screening at TIFF. Based in South Africa where he is well-known as a television actor, Akin explored his Bajan roots in Gathering The Scattered Cousins, a moving cinematic elegy to his Bajan mother, following her death from cancer. This was screened…

15 Outstanding Caribbean Filmmakers will participate in Unique Incubator Program

Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, the region’s premier film marketing and distribution entity, this week announced that fifteen (15) top Caribbean filmmakers will participate in CTWD’s highly effective Market Incubator Program. The Program, now in its second year, trains Caribbean content creators in the all-important packaging and marketing of films, and will take…