In The News
5 Apr 2022
Filmmakers of Caribbean Heritage Address Hollywood’s Lack of Representation
Representative of a new wave, films “Mada,” “Belonging” and “Home” are among the promising depictions of a future where Caribbean voices are elevated
7 Dec 2021
Marlon James’ Jamaica Detective Series ‘Get Millie Black’ Lands Series Order At HBO & UK’s Channel 4
Marlon James, the Man Booker Prize-winning author behind A Brief History of Seven Killings, has landed a series order from HBO and the UK’s Channel 4 for Get Millie Black, a crime drama set in Jamaica.
22 Oct 2021
Film Independent Reveals 2021 Producing Lab Fellow Participants
Producers of the Spirit Awards, and non-profit arts organization, Film Independent, announced the five filmmakers and projects selected for their 21st annual producing Lab. The fellows will participate in a program set up to help develop their skills and further their careers by pairing them with a creative advisor who will advise on both the craft and business of independent producing.
23 Dec 2020
Short Film Grace: Love In 3 Acts Showcases The Power Of Love In Life And After Death
Short films can be so brief at times that it can be difficult for them to pull you in before the credits run. But in less than 16 minutes, Grace: Love in 3 Acts, manages to make you feel many things, staying with you thanks to its charm, its color, and its love story.
2 May 2020
From mapping to movies - Sprinter’s seven-year journey to Netflix
Mental blinkers in place, film director Storm Saulter and producer Rob Maylor have toiled tirelessly for the past seven years, striding strongly side by side to accomplish what the local film industry and its audience celebrate – this next step towards international renown, reclaim and respect. Finally, Sprinter (2018) is available on Netflix US, Canada, and the Caribbean.
15 Sept 2019
Jamaican film gets the nod from The Big Pitch
Horrific crashes are the stuff movies are made of. The Titanic. The Hindenburg. The Twin Towers. And if the judges at the Caribbean Tales Film Festival (CTFF) are right the next Jamaica feature film to be made is sure to be the second biggest train wreck of them all.
19 Jun 2018
Will And Jada Pinkett Smith's Film 'Sprinter' Wins Big At ABFF
Father’s Day has a special meaning for Dale Elliott, the breakout actor of Sprinter, the Will and Jada Pinkett Smith produced feature that won three top awards at the 2018 American Black Film Festival.