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Participants announced for RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion at ttff/14

Posted July 31, 2014 by Hello

The participants for the RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion have been selected, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) announced today. Now in its fourth year, RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion is an intensive development programme for ten selected emerging filmmakers from the Caribbean and its diaspora. The Immersion takes place from 23–26 September, during the ttff/14, which runs […]

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Clement Virgo announced as RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion coordinator

Posted July 28, 2014 by Hello

Acclaimed Canadian writer, director and producer Clement Virgo will be the facilitator for the RBC Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion, to be held at the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) 2014. Born in Jamaica, Virgo migrated to Canada at age eleven. He is the director of four feature films, including the boxing drama Poor Boy’s Game, starring Danny […]

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Film festival seeks jury applicants for bpTT Youth Jury Prize

Posted July 23, 2014 by Hello

In an effort to stimulate interest in and a critical appreciation of film among young people, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) has joined forces with leading sponsor bpTT to establish a prize to be adjudicated by a youth jury at this year’s Festival. The bpTT Youth Jury Prize will be awarded to the best film […]

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Call for submissions for bpTT Film in Development Award

Posted July 23, 2014 by Hello

If you’re the Caribbean producer of a narrative feature film or creative documentary in pre-production, then the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) in interested in you! For the third year running, the Festival is making a call for submissions for its Film in Development Award, sponsored by bpTT. The award, which is for a narrative or […]

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Documentary on legendary musician Fela Kuti to screen for Emancipation

Posted July 23, 2014 by Hello

Nigeria’s Fela Anikulapo-Kuti (1938–1997) is arguably the greatest musician to come out of Africa in the twentieth century, the inventor of the groundbreaking sound known as Afrobeat. On Wednesday 30 July, the trinidad+tobago film festival, in collaboration with the Emancipation Support Committee and with technical services from North Eleven, will present Finding Fela (2014), a […]

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Call for volunteers for ttff/14

Posted July 8, 2014 by Hello

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) wants you! We are looking for volunteers for the ninth edition of the Festival, which takes place from 16-30 September 2014. We welcome people of all ages who love movies and who share a commitment to supporting the growth of a vibrant film culture here in Trinidad and Tobago. As […]

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Amnesty International and ttff establish new human rights prize

Posted July 8, 2014 by Hello

In an effort to support the promotion of human rights in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, Amnesty International (AI) and the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) have established a human rights film prize. The Amnesty International Human Rights Prize will be awarded annually to the maker of the Caribbean film screened at ttff which best […]

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