Saturday 24 September and Sunday 25 September 9.00am – 4.00pm
Caribbean Film Mart
Following on from the successful Caribbean Film Mart launched at ttff/15, ttff will host a second Caribbean Film Mart during this year’s festival. Ten feature film projects will be selected and successful participants will have the opportunity to attend presentations by industry professionals on:
International Appeal and Viability of Local Films
Presenter: Sydney Levine of INDIEWIRE
Presentation on the current state of affairs for Caribbean films and how to get them into the festival/ market circuit.
Producing a Film from Concept to Pre-production
Presenters: Ari Maniel Cruz director of Ante que Cante el Callo/Before the Rooster Crows – nominated for Best Film ttff/16 and Kisha Tikina Burgos, writer and producer of the same film.
Panel: Co-Productions/Marketing/Distribution with Africa and Europe
Steven Markovitz,Yared Zeleké, Catherine Buresi
Moderator: Perrine Ledan, Audiovisual and cinema expert, ACPCultures+ Programme.
This panel is presented in cooperation with the ACPCultures+ Programme, implemented by the Secretariat of the ACP Group of States and financed by the European Union.
One on One Sessions
Each participant will get the opportunity to spend time with the professionals individually.
CFM Pitch Panel
All ten participants will pitch their project to a judging panel: Steven Markowitz, Sydney Levine and Rodrigo Pla.
An open forum for young filmmakers to hear from the experts on a wide range of topics:
Raising Finance/Crowdfunding/Creating Visibility and Financial Success for your next film
Breakdown of the Production Process
Lorraine O ’Connor: (BAZODEE)
– Location scouting
– Breaking down a script
As there are limited places this workshop requires registration in advance. Please call 621.0709.
Sunday 25 September 1.00pm – 1.30pm
Presentation on VOD by FLOW
As Flow’s territories have increased there is a greater opportunity for filmmakers to have their films seen around the region. FLOW will explain how Video On Demand- VOD can work to the filmmakers’ benefit.