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Call For Submissions: CaribbeanTales 2011 Film Marketplace

“Vision, Momentum, Action!” Barbados: February 22nd – March 2nd, 2011 Symposium, Film Showcase, Workshops, Market DEADLINE: 15 December 2010

Acclaimed director Julie Dash leads the Directing Masterclass before a packed audience at CT 2010

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. 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:


  • We will select and screen seven 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 ($5,000 US value) and Best Short Film under 40 minutes ($2,500 US value).


  • 10 projects in development will be selected for inclusion in our six-day 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.

All submissions should include the following information:

  1. Name of film
  2. Name of director/producer/production company
  3. Length of film
  4. Date of release
  5. Country of production

Please send all submissions to Completed films can be sent via YO– USENDIT 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

Submission Deadline: 15 December 2010 Please note that submissions will not be returned.

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