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2016 African Film Festival opens (July 24, 2016)

2016 African Film Festival opens (July 24, 2016)

The second annual Film Festival put on by Africa Film Trinidad and Tobago (AFTT) will begin on July 25 and organizer Asha Lovelace is looking forward to another successful year. Originally published in the T&T Guardian on July 24, 2016 Lovelace is the Caribbean regional secretary of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) and it … Continue reading

Forces of nature bound in words (January 17, 2016)

Forces of nature bound in words (January 17, 2016)

Hurricanes and Wakes, the inaugural NGC Bocas Lit Fest event for 2016, featured readings of previously published work from Andre Bagoo, Shivanee Ramlochan and winner of the 2012 OCM Bocas Prize for Poetry, Puerto Rican poet, Loretta Collins Klobah. First was Ramlochan, who read “Shepherd Boxcutter 1,” “Shepherd Boxcutter 2” and “Caracara”, which were published … Continue reading

Teams battle in Animation Bootcamp (November 22, 2015)

Teams battle in Animation Bootcamp (November 22, 2015)

T&T’s growing animation industry is attracting young people with creative ideas and the means to make these dreams into reality. The Animae Caribe (AC) Animation and Digital Media Festival aims to encourage and foster these young talents. To this end, this year the Festival organizers held a four-day animation bootcamp where all participants, from musicians, … Continue reading

Emma Allen creates moving art (November 8, 2015)

Emma Allen creates moving art (November 8, 2015)

Body- and face-paint are a familiar sight during Carnival and related activities, but with the addition of film and a lot of patience, they can also be used to create beautiful animations. During this year’s Animae Caribe (AC) Animation and Digital Media Festival, London-based artist Emma Allen demonstrated how to create timelapse body paint animated … Continue reading