Wanted: Caribbean Movies, VISION, MOMENTUM, ACTION! – Film Marketplace: CARIBBEANTALES 2011

CaribbeanTales has had an amazing year!

Following the success of our 2010 Symposium and Marketplace that attracted not only regional film professonals and audiences, but buyers and executives from South Africa, the USA and Canada, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution Inc. was launched in Barbados in May, aimed at creating money-making opportunities for producers of Caribbean content.

International Director Julie Dash leads a Directing Masterclass for a packed audience at CT-2009 at the Savannah Hotel in Barbados.

In September 2010, CTWD hosted the first CaribbeanTales Market Development Program for a contingent of 40 filmmakers and industry stakeholders during the Toronto International Film Festival. Building on this momentum, CaribbeanTales is delighted to announce the following opportunities for filmmakers:

* CTWD FILM SHOWCASE and COMPETITION: We will select and screen 7 features and 14 shorts in Competition. If selected for Screening your film will be evaluated for distribution potential by a panel of international specialists. Awards will be presented for Best Feature Film ($5000 US value), and Best Short Film under 40 minutes ($2500 US value).

* CTWD FILM INCUBATOR: 10 projects in development will be selected for inclusion in our 6-day intensive Incubator aimed at honing your projects to make them distinctive, commercially viable, and market-ready for the international marketplace. Cash and in-kind awards will be presented for the best Pitches.

Please send all submissions to CaribbeanTales@gmail.com. Completed films can be sent via YOUSENDIT or other file-sharing programs. Or you can send your film by post to: CARIBBEANTALES 2011 SUBMISSIONS, Flat B Dalton Villas, Brighton Beach Road, St Michael, Barbados.

All submissions should include the following information: Name of film; director/producer/production company; length of film; date of release; country of production.

**Submission Deadline: DEC 15, 2011

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