Caribbean Tales Film Festival announces “THE BIG PITCH”
CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG) announced that this year’s “The Big Pitch” will take place on September 11th. “The Big Pitch,” in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), runs from 9am – 11am and will be followed by CTMG’s Red Hot networking mixer (11am-12:30pm). The event takes place at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, Luma lounge.
Nine emerging mid-career BIPOC filmmakers have been carefully selected from CaribbeanTales Black Incubator and Studio Access Project (CTBISAP) and the CineFam Limitless Incubator have been chosen to participate in “The Big Pitch” on September 11, 2022.
The highly competitive incubator programs provide opportunities to BIPOC filmmakers to acquire skill sets and training that will help ensure their success & culminates with “The Big Pitch.” This year’s chosen participants have the opportunity to pitch their projects to a group of industry leaders put together by CaribbeanTales Media Group. The filmmakers will present their projects to top Canadian and international broadcasters and distributors for cash, mentorship, and support for their projects.
This Year’s Participants are:
Fennella Bruce, Aeyliya Hussain, Asis Sethi, Muniyra Douglas, Nauzanin Knight, Roble Issa, Suki Motoyi , Ana De Lara, Kai-Little White, Kristen Lambie, Kirsty Plange & Daisy Komujini, Yasmin Evering-Kerr. CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) is an annual event that celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide. The event takes place each year in September and is now offering viewership online and in-person experiences.
2022 will mark the 17th edition of the CaribbeanTales Film Festival and we can’t wait to welcome our audiences back in person across the Greater Toronto Area and online! Films will also be available virtually after September 23rd on CaribbeanTales-TV.
The theme of CTFF 2022 is Ah-wakening. Learn more about our festival theme here.