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The much-anticipated Caribbean Over the Top (OTT) platform, MAS2TV was launched chalked filled with content that is unique to the Caribbean culture and aesthetic. The event took place at Sweet Chick Restaurant in NYC, with some notable guests attending, such as, Pat Meschino of Billboard, Michael Prinville a producer from NBC, actress Kandyse McClure and former footballer and TV Personality Robbie Earle. A year in the making, the platform was brought to market at a press gathering in New York City, where Chief Creative Officer and Executive Vice President DianneRead More
When looking at Inner Circle and their 40 year plus history in the reggae field there is much more than what meets the eye. This Jamaican bred, Grammy award winning quintet, is one of the world’s most respected reggae groups with a long string of successes stretching back to the mid-70’s. Inner Circle blends a special style of pop-oriented Jamaican beats and energy that have made them the leading stars of their movement. Their spirit through the power of reggae within live performances has allowed the band to transcend theRead More
Exco Levi Breaks Canadian Barriers with Music in Film! Toronto, ON, Canada Canada’s Exco Levi continues to break barriers with his music. From making history with Canada’s coveted JUNO Awards (for which he has won Best Reggae Recording 4 times consecutively), to being one of the first to tour Europe extensively, and now adds music in film to his list of impressive historic accolades. CAMELION, produced by Josh Ary and directed by Reza Dahya is a film about a group of undocumented workers who live together in an apartment inRead More
CTWD Highlights the Healing Power of Film at 2015 Caribbean Studies Conference New Orleans, Louisiana – CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD) presented an important panel discussion on the unique role of film and new digital technologies in healing the historical hurts created by our colonial past, that have fueled divisions between Africa and the Creole cultures of the Caribbean and the Americas. The presentation took place during the 40th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) in New Orleans, Louisiana. Presenting on the panel were CTWD Chair, Dr. Keith Nurse;Read More
Film Festival Launches its 10th Anniversary Celebrations with Caribbean Spirit Bridgetown, Barbados The dates are set for the highly anticipated 10th anniversary celebrations of the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF). To the delight of fans, film aficionados and cultural connoisseurs, the famed festival returns to the exciting downtown Toronto core from Sept. 9th 2015. To kick off this milestone celebration, organisers have announced the 2015 theme: CARIBBEAN SPIRIT explores the extraordinary dynamism and diversity of Caribbean heritages, in all their myriad incarnations. The Program will also include a retrospective ofRead More
VYBZ KARTEL’S “UP TO THE CRIME” SHORT FILM / MUSIC VIDEO DEPICTS LONDON’S ILLEGAL GUN TRADE Visual Created by Act Natural and Song Produced by Daytrip and Klash City Vybz Kartel may be serving a life sentence in prison, but that does not stop one of dancehall’s most lyrical geniuses from making music. The Jamaican artist hopped on NYC duo Daytrip and Klash City’s produced track “Up To The Crime” this past summer and now a stunning visual (directed by UK-based Act Natural) drops for this hard-hitting anthem. Shot moreRead More
Caribe Film Fest Kicks Off for Black History Month Celebrations. Films, educational workshops and industry networking take center stage at the inaugural Caribe Film Fest, a celebration of film from the Caribbean and Americas. Miami, FL – Filmmakers celebrating Black History Month and the diversity of the Caribbean and the Americas convene at the first annual Caribe Film Fest scheduled for February 27 and 28 at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 Northeast 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137. A combination of Master Classes, panel discussions, talk back sessions, technical handsRead More
Caribbean Actor Recounts “Spiritual” Encounter with Oprah on ‘Selma’ Film Set (Atlanta, Georgia)… When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a young Caribbean entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma. Bahamas-born Damario Major had the chance to play a civil rights marcher for a few days while working on the poignant film that retells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and the Freedom March in Selma, Alabama. He says dressing in theRead More
Antiguan film, The Skin makes its UK debut LONDON, UK – The Skin by HAMAFilms will make history this week becoming the first feature film from Antigua & Barbuda to be screened in the United Kingdom, when it premieres on Thursday, December 18, 2014. Filmed on location in Antigua & Barbuda, The Skin, which stars UK actor Jeff Stewart and the legendary Jamaican actor Carl Bradshaw will premiere at GATE Picture House in Notting Hill, London at 6pm. Ron Belgrave, Head of Sankofa Televisual, which has the rights to distributeRead More
SONS 2 THE GRAVE A feature film “The Silence of Cowards is Deafening” Atlanta, Georgia (Dec 4, 2014) — Have Faith Productions has begun shooting Sons 2 The Grave in Atlanta Georgia. The emotional and gritty film from Canadian Author/ Writer and Producer Lynne Stoltz is directed by Actor/Director, Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump, Con Air, Heat, 24, Justified and Nashville). After midnight on a bridge not linking neighborhoods but dividing them, eighteen year old Basketball Phenom Marcus Jennings was taken out. Friends remain silent, giving power to a killer, bindingRead More