Local August 2, 2016 | 2:47 pm

Call for projects for Caribbean Film Market

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is seekingCaribbean filmmakers interested in attending its second annual Caribbean Film Martfrom 24-25 September 2016.

The Caribbean Film Mart, to be held during the 11th editionof the ttff, will focus on Caribbean feature film projects (narrative anddocumentary) in development or pre-production. The Mart seeks to foster directrelationships between the Caribbean and the international film industry, bystimulating and facilitating viable cinematic productions and co-productions.

The selected filmmakers will have the opportunity to meetone-on-one with, and pitch their projects to, international film professionalsin the field of production and distribution. The Mart will includepresentations on international appeal and visibility of local films,co-productions, strategies for marketing films in different territories,distribution and the role of sales agents.

All applications must be for feature film projects indevelopment or pre-production to be made in the Caribbean. Either the produceror the director must be a Caribbean citizen or resident from the followingterritories: the English-speakingCaribbean, the Netherlands Antilles, and Haiti.

All submissions for the Caribbean Film Mart must be made tosubmit@ttfilmfestival.com no later than 24 August 2016.

The Caribbean Film Mart will be held in English andapplication materials should be submitted in English.

Please visit: ttfilmfestival.com for further information.

The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) celebrates filmsfrom and about the Caribbean and its diaspora, as well as from world cinema,through an annual festival and year-round screenings. In addition, the ttffseeks to facilitate the growth of Caribbean cinema by offering a wide-rangingindustry programme and networking opportunities/

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