CaribbeanTales, produced in partnership with Harbourfront Centre, is accepting submissions for its 2013 Film Showcase.
GUIDELINES FOR FILM SUBMISSIONS
• All lengths and genres accepted.
• CT seeks to promote works made by filmmakers from Caribbean backgrounds and/or that celebrate and explore Caribbean themes, and themes of interest and relevance to audiences from the Caribbean Diaspora.
The renowned CaribbeanTales Incubator Program, now in its 4th year, was launched in 2010, with the aim of bringing together filmmakers from the Caribbean and its Diaspora, within the context of an international Marketplace setting.
The 3-day incubator program takes place during the Toronto International Film Festival, and takes the form of intensive participatory workshops and sessions that explore craft and market practice from a Caribbean Diaspora perspective, and is led by leading Caribbean and Canadian film practioners.
The Government of Jamaica, in collaboration with the World Bank and the Canadian High Commission is launching “Kingstoon – Animating Jamaican Creativity” – a 2 day Animation Conference and Film Festival to be held in Kingston, Jamaica on June 20th and 21st 2013. The festival will see the participation of international industry leaders, Jamaican animation companies and operators, national and international potential investors, and policy makers.
The Centre for Tourism and Policy Research in collaboration with The Mona Social Services University Township is proud to present the Greater August Town Film Festival (GATFFEST). The festival is proud to serve as a platform for the exposure of filmmaking talent – directors, producers, casts and crews. It is an opportunity to showcase new and emerging filmmakers who are telling powerful stories through a mix of short films and documentaries.
As part of infoDev’s Women Innovators Network in the Caribbean (WINC), four women entrepreneurs & business owners have been selected to represent the region at the forthcoming 5th Global Forum on Innovation & Technology Entrepreneurship which takes place from 28th - 30th April 2013 in East London, South Africa.