Caribbean Filmmakers Scholarship Fund Launched

TORONTO (July 29, 2011) – Filmmakers across the Caribbean region can apply for scholarships to attend this September’s CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution’s Toronto Film Showcase and Market Access Program in Toronto. Announcing the CaribbeanTales Scholarship Fund at a Toronto press conference last week, Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribition, said the new fund will allow filmmakers…

Congrats to our Filmmakers!

Our Flims Making Moves Positive and Pregnant, is a raw and honest first film made by Candace and Stacey Lela. It screened at the 2011 New York Film and Television Festival in May, and is now being widely featured at the Trinidad and Tobago Television Festival.   Mariel Brown’s beautiful documentary feature, The Solitary Alchemist…

Filmmaker In The Newz :

FAISAL LUTCHMEDIAL We met Faisal in Barbados earlier this year when he attended the CT2011 Incubator. This prolific Canadian filmmaker is of Trinidadian and Bangladeshi heritage. Making the Band, a feature film that he co-wrote, co-produced and was the Director Of Photography for, has just won multiple awards at the prestigious Zanzibar International Film Festival.…

Caribbean Film Festival Returns to TORONTO

TORONTO (July 11, 2011) – The creativity of Caribbean filmmakers will be on show in Canada this September when CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution’s Toronto Film Showcase returns to “Hollywood North”.   Now in its sixth year, the 2011 Toronto Film Showcase, and the recently introduced Market Access Program, returns from September 7 to 17, 2011 and…

What they are saying about CaribbeanTales

The CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase, that closed CTO’s Caribbean Week in Brooklyn last month was an exhiliarating event, celebrating the exploding new Caribbean film and television industry from the heart of the Big Apple’s vast Caribbean community. The wonderful day of film-watching and discussion included a live interview with the Mighty Sparrow conducted by…

Caribbean Film Company lands Major Distribution Deal

CaribbeanTales and Third World Newsreel form powerful people-focused partnership NEW YORK (June 26, 2011) – Following the first CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase in New York, a Caribbean company has moved to announce a major deal with a veteran New York-based distributor to promote Caribbean culture to global audiences. Frances-Anne Solomon, CEO of the Barbados-based…

Mighty Sparrow Alights on Saturday’s Film Showcase

NEW YORK (June 9, 2011) – The “Calypso King of the World” will add to the star power assembled for the CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase this weekend. Legendary calypso musician, The Mighty Sparrow, will feature in a 30-minute question and answer session with distinguished Caribbean-American scholar and author Dr. Elizabeth Nunez who is also…

Newz and Goods

Hit For Six! opens the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase in Barbados Alison Saunders’ timeless award winning film “Hit For Six”, distributed by  CTWD, will be the opening feature of the 3rd Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase when it screens in Barbados on Monday May 30th at the Errol Barrow Center for Creative Imagination. The film is…