The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) is the state agency established in 2006 to facilitate the growth and development of the film and audio-visual sector in Trinidad & Tobago. As a subsidiary of the Trinidad and Tobago Creative Industries Company Limited, FilmTT works on all aspects of film sector development, promotes Trinidad & Tobago as a film production location, and provides Film Commission services to local and incoming productions. FilmTT’s mission is to maximise the economic and creative potential of Trinidad and Tobago’s screen industries for the benefit of the country and its people.
🇹🇹 🎞 The critically acclaimed film HERO - Inspired by the Extraordinary Life and Times of Mr. Ulric Cross. debuts at the Durban International Film Festival which runs from July 18th to 28th. Shot across the UK, Trinidad, Ghana, and Canada, critics have called it “an electrifying, dramatic motion picture, filled with twists and turns that will thrill audiences across the globe.” Writer, director, and producer Frances-Anne Solomon has also been commended for her work. How excited are for the film? 🎞 🇹🇹
Extra Innings, a period drama produced by Trinidadian born filmmaker Jolene Mendes, won the top award for Best Feature Film at the 2019 Manhattan Film Festival held in Cinema Village, New York in May. Mendes is now in post-production on her next feature, She Paradise, which she produced with Marie-Elena Joseph. The film was written by Maya Cozier and Melina Brown, and is directed by Maya Cozier. She hopes to have it completed in time for the 2020 film festival season.