CaribbeanTales

CaribbeanTales is the trademark of a group of media companies, based in Canada and Barbados, founded by accomplished international filmmaker Frances-Anne Solomon.

CT Founder and Group CEO Frances-Anne Solomon (left) with Producer Claire Prieto and Hon. Jean Augustine at CT 2010

They include:

- CaribbeanTales a Toronto-based not-for-profit production company. Founded in 2001, it is Canada’s premier multimedia company that produces, exhibits and distributes educational videos, radio programs, audio books, theatre plays, and websites drawn from stories of the Caribbean Diaspora.

- the CaribbeanTales Film Festival Group – that produces film festivals and industry training and market development events. The first CaribbeanTales Film Festival took place in Toronto in July 2006. The CT-Festival Group now includes

  • the CT Youth Film Festival during Black History Month (February),
  • an annual Festival, Symposium & Marketplace in Barbados, (March)
  • a New York Showcase (June), and
  • a Toronto Showcase and Incubator  in September during the Toronto International Film Festival,

as well as Training Incubators and a Travelling Festival component throughout the year.

- CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc,  is the first full-service film distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean, and aims to become the go-to solution for producers and buyers of Caribbean-themed content. Launched regionally in Barbados in May 2010, and internationally during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, the company now represent 85 films from the region and Diaspora.  As well as distribution, CTWD aims to provide co-production services to producers of Caribbean-themed content.

Links:

CaribbeanTales, Canada

CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc

CaribbeanTales Festivals, Training and Events

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