|CariBBeing Director - Shelley Worrell|
-T&T Guardian, May 10th 2011 The TTFC and NY-based CaribBeing Film Festival are in talks to define synergies which will promise to provide much needed distribution opportunities in the NY Diaspora and by extension the North American market.
Festival Director Shelley Worrell believes that “So many people are doing different things, and are so self absorbed. That’s why partnerships are so important, where key people can be brought to the table to formulate a strategy to internationalise the industry, from a business and artistic perspective.”
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CREATIVE INDUSTRIES ON BOARD
As an active member of the T&T Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI), the TTFC welcomes the election of our sister company T&T Entertainment Co. Ltd. to the Coalition’s Board of Directors. This demonstrates the Coalition’s recognition of the importance of ‘creative’ industries as a major component in the services sector which itself contributes to over 50% of the nation’s GDP.
WE BEAT & ttff
The Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival will be supporting the screening of “Africa Unite” and “The Suspect” - a dramatic short made in T&T - at this year’s WeBeat celebrations in St. James. Tuesday 7th June - 7 to 9 p.m. at the St. James Amphitheatre. For more information, click HERE