Symposium

Going Global

Thursday, March 17th, 2011 | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Island Inn Hotel | Bds $100

Please download the Going Global Symposium Program (pdf) using Adobe Reader.

Time Details Speakers
9am Welcome & Introductions Frances-Anne Solomon  

CEO, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD)
9:15-10am Keynote Address Mia Amor Mottley, QC, MP 

Member of Parliament, Barbados
10-10:30am Size, Structure & Economic Potential of the Caribbean Audiovisual Industry Dr. Keith Nurse  

Director, Shridath Ramphal Centre; Chair, CTWD
10:30am-12pm Financing the Caribbean Audiovisual Industry Sen. Jepter Ince 

Parliamentary Secretary,
Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs, Barbados
Carla Foderingham 

CEO, Trinidad and Tobago Film Company
Tony Coco-Viloin 

Film Commissioner,
Conseil Régional de Guadeloupe
Anita Bully 

Film Commissioner, Dominica
LUNCH
12-1:30pm
How Commercial Banks Can Assist in Financing Film & Television Productions Derwin M. Howell 

CEO/Managing Director,
Barbados National Bank
1:30-3pm Forging Co-Production Agreements with the EU, US & South Africa Mark Walton 

Executive Vice President, Sponsorship & Corporate Development, The Africa Channel, USA
Khethiwe Ngcobo 

CEO, Infuzion Media,
Johannesburg, South Africa
Matthijs Wouter Knol 

Programme Manager,
Berlinale Talent Campus,
Berlin International Film Festival
Sonia Heinen 

Head of Berlinale Co-Production Market; Programme Manager, World Cinema Fund
3-4pm Making the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Work for Us Pamela Coke Hamilton 

Executive Director, Caribbean Export Development Agency, Barbados
Malcolm Spence 

Office of Trade Negotiations, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Agnieszka Moody 

Director, MEDIA Desk UK
4-5pm GOING GLOBAL
How Do We Distribute Our AV Content? What are the Next Steps? What is Our Agenda for Action?
Michelle Materre 

Distribution, Media & Marketing Specialist, Autonomous Entertainment, USA
Frances-Anne Solomon 

CEO, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution
Dr. Keith Nurse 

Director, Shridath Ramphal Centre

Further info: Program Notes | Guest Speakers | Pitch Marketplace

Sponsored by:

Barbados National BankUnited Nations Development ProgrammeShridath Ramphal Centre