Flow to Boost Local Content

One of the most challenging aspects for film makers in Barbados is getting their work seen. This is why Flow has continued its partnership with the Barbados Film and Video Association (BFVA) to help promote and showcase local content and by extension regional content.

Speaking at the Flow/BFVA Caribbean Premier, Flow's Head of Marketing, Shelly Ann Hee Chung said "Content does not flow of its own accord; it needs owners or originators, with the motivation to create, adapt or exchange it."

Speaking at the Flow/BFVA Caribbean Premier, Flow’s Head of Marketing, Shelly Ann Hee Chung said “Content does not flow of its own accord; it needs owners or originators, with the motivation to create, adapt or exchange it.”

To get the ball rolling, Flow sponsored the showing of Egress, a short film which is the brain child of local producer/actor Sean Field – who told the audience by his staying in character as an apparently homeless person gave him an insight into some of Human Nature’s darker moments;-

The evening was also the Caribbean premier of Thina Sobabili: The Two of Us, a powerfully dramatic rendition of the intricacies of domestic abuse. This South African film just entered into the 88th Academy Awards for 2016; its director Ernest Nkosi explained how the haunting soundtrack came into existence;

The evening was also the Caribbean premier of Thina Sobabili: The Two of Us, a powerfully dramatic rendition of the intricacies of domestic abuse. This South African film just entered into the 88th Academy Awards for 2016; its director Ernest Nkosi explained how the haunting soundtrack came into existence;

Through VOD, producers whose content is approved and shown on Flow TV, will stand to make 100% of the money earned for the first six months from anyone who purchases their movies. This is good to go as soon as the very first producer send his or her movie for review.

Through VOD, producers whose content is approved and shown on Flow TV, will stand to make 100% of the money earned for the first six months from anyone who purchases their movies. This is good to go as soon as the very first producer send his or her movie for review.

Another initiative led by Flow is a partnership with Olympus Theatres to further support the BFVA and local producers by featuring one local content once a month in VIP Olympus theatres until November 2016 culminating in the country’s 50th Independence Celebrations.

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