Guest Speakers

Agnieszka MoodyAgnieszka Moody is the Director of MEDIA Desk UK — a promotion and information office of the European Union funding programme MEDIA 2007, hosted by the UK Film Council. Over seven years in the post, she has helped over 300 British companies secure funding for their projects from the EU and also organized a range of industry events and conferences fostering international collaboration. Read more…

 

CT starfishAnita Bully:
Film Commissioner,
Dominica

 

 

Carla FoderinghamCarla Foderingham is a former television news presenter in Trinidad & Tobago. She is a former anchorwoman at CCN TV6, Gayelle – The Channel and Cable News Channel 3. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company. Read more…

 

 

Derwin M. HowellDerwin M. Howell joined the Republic Bank Group in May 1997 and held the position of General Manager – Commercial and Retail Banking (since January 2006) having previously served as General Manager – Information Technology Management and General Manager – Business Transformation. He is the CEO and Managing Director of the Barbados National Bank. Read more…

 

Frances-Anne SolomonFrances-Anne Solomon is the founder and CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution. She is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and producer in film, TV, radio, theatre and new media. Born in England of Trinidadian parents, she was raised and educated in the Caribbean and Canada before moving to Great Britain where she built a successful career with the BBC as a TV drama producer and executive producer. Read more…

 

CT starfishSen. Jepter Ince:
Parliamentary Secretary,
Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs, Barbados

 

 

Dr. Keith NurseDr. Keith Nurse is Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies, Barbados. He is formerly a member of staff at the Institute of International Relations and academic coordinator of the post-graduate diploma in Arts and Cultural Enterprise Management program, University of the West Indies (UWI), Trinidad & Tobago. Read more…

 

CT starfishKhethiwe Ngcobo:
CEO, Infuzion Media,
Johannesburg, South Africa

 

 

CT starfishMalcolm Spence is Senior Coordinator, Intellectual Property, Science and Technology Issues in the Office of Trade Negotiation (OTN) of the CARICOM Secretariat. Mr. Spence is the OTN’s focal point for all Intellectual Property negotiations. Currently, he is on the CARICOM College of Negotiators for the CARICOM-Canada Trade and Development Agreement. Read more…

 

Mark WaltonMark Walton is Executive Vice President, Sponsorship & Corporate Development at The Africa Channel, USA. He has over 20 years of experience in advertising sales, TV and film distribution, marketing and general management. Before joining The Africa Channel, Mr. Walton was President and CEO of Onyx Media Group International, Inc. Read more…

 

Matthijs Wouter KnolMatthijs Wouter Knol is the programme manager of the Berlinale Talent Campus. He is responsible for programming of the master class and hands-on training programmes for up-and-coming filmmakers during the Berlin International Film Festival. The Campus invites 350 talents from 100 different countries to learn from experienced industry experts to encourage collaborative filmmaking. Read more…

 

Mia Amor MottleyMia Amor Mottley, QC, MP, Bachelor of Laws is a Member of Parliament for the Constituency of St. Michael North East in Barbados. Ms. Mottley was elected to Parliament for the first time in September 1994. One of the youngest people ever to be assigned a ministerial portfolio at age 29, she was appointed to the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Culture. Read more…

 

Michelle MaterreMichelle Materre’s professional background spans 25 years in television, film and video with a concentration on independent film. She has worked in myriad capacities in the nonprofit and commercial entertainment industry as a producer, writer, arts administrator, strategic advisor, outreach consultant, distribution/marketing specialist and educator. Read more…

Pamela Coke HamiltonPamela Coke Hamilton has an intimate knowledge of Caribbean external and internal trade policy and more than 20 years experience in trade policy formulation, capacity building, negotiations and implementation, working at national, regional and multilateral levels. She is the Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency. Read more…

 

Sonja HeinenSonja Heinen, since 2003, has been working at the Berlin International Film Festival as Head of the Berlinale Co-Production Market. She is also the Programme Manager of the World Cinema Fund. Read more…

 

 

Tony Coco-ViloinTony Coco-Viloin:
Film Commissioner,
Conseil Régional de Guadeloupe