Posted in September 2015

A Trini Cinderella (September 27, 2015)

A Trini Cinderella (September 27, 2015)

The upcoming production of ‘Cinderella: A Trinidad and Tobago Musical’ by the newly-revived Bagasse Company promises a uniquely Trinidadian experience. Co-producer/director Aaron Schneider said “it’s the first Cinderella story being retold using the narrative of a country other than its home country. It‘s completely coloured with and driven by the same motivational forces that would … Continue reading

Film bigs up Cuatro Man Munro (September 13, 2015)

Film bigs up Cuatro Man Munro (September 13, 2015)

The 14-minute documentary short The Cuatro Man tells the story of legendary T&T musician Robert Munro. Twenty-year-old director Mikhail Gibbings is excited about its nomination for best T&T Documentary Short at the T&T Film Festival (TTFF), where the film will premiere onSeptember 17. Gibbings said The Cuatro Man is intended to be the first in … Continue reading

Making stronger Caribbean TV (September 6, 2015)

Caribbean filmmaking is growing by leaps and bounds, and industry people are encouraging this growth by offering filmmakers immersion programs to help them refine their craft. This year’s Toronto Film Festival will see 10 teams of Caribbean filmmakers participating in the 2015 CaribbeanTales Incubator Program (CTI) between September 8 and 13. CEO of CaribbeanTales Frances-Anne … Continue reading