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Announcing participants for ttff and Canadian Embassy screenwriting workshop

Fifteen local filmmakers and writers have been selected to participate in a trinidad+tobago film festival screenwriting workshop, to be held in partnership with the Canadian High Commission.

The three-day intensive workshop will be facilitated by Canadian-Jamaican film professional, Annemarie Morais, from 24 – 26 March 2017. Under her guidance, participants will be supported in further developing their screenwriting skills, to international industry standards.

The 15 selected participants are:
Eric Barry
Keon Francis
Francesca Hawkins
Thais Henry-Ramos
Barbara Jenkins
Ayesha Jordan
Jason Marcano
Robert McFarlane
Oswald ‘Ozy’ Merrick
Siobhan Millette
Brendan O’Brien
Josiah Persad
Andreii Pierre
Kavita Rajpath
Kwasi Shade

About Annmarie Morais
A graduate of York University’s Film and Video Production program, in 1999 Annmarie Morais was the first Canadian to ever receive a Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship, sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Considered screenwriting’s most prestigious competition, Morais won for her dramatic feature film script Bleeding.

Her inaugural feature film How She Move was a 2007 Sundance Film Festival Selection, and received worldwide release through US distributor Paramount Vantage. She has written for major TV networks including CBS, SyFy and Canada’s Global TV.

—Published on 16th March 2017.

Announcing participants for ttff and Canadian Embassy screenwriting workshop

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