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.
A dual-island Caribbean nation that fits fulfills the all visual requirements of a tropical paradise, Trinidad and Tobago offers a striking variety of shooting locales ranging from azure waters, white sands, thick jungle, sprawling savannahs and – on the urban side – bustling cities. Though the islands have predominantly housed local films, they are now enticing international producers with an up to a 35% cash rebate on qualified local expenditures, as well as an additional 20% cash rebate for local labor costs.
Film Flashback: Who remembers this 2016 local film "Sanskara". Directed by Christopher Anthony Din Chong, Sanskara tells the tale of a street urchin (also the narrator) who is adopted by a coconut vendor and his common-law wife. However, he quickly realises that his surrogate parents - a hardened killer and his mentally unhinged wife - are machete-wielding vigilantes who have set out on a bloody retaliation against the Black Rose crime family.
Filmmakers, have you ever heard about the Overcome Film Festival? ✅ You can still apply in the international short and feature-length film categories. Here are the remaining deadline dates: ➡️ June 30, 2019: Late deadline. ➡️ September 10, 2019: Extended deadline. The 2019 Overcome Film Festival is the international event for all storytellers, filmmakers, and artists to tell the world their stories of survival and triumph over adversity.
📢 Come learn from one of Trinbago's finest actors/producers, G. Anthony Joseph. This course targets performers who are interested in learning how to successfully develop their skills, market themselves and permeate the wider world of the film and television industry. Ideal candidates are performers who produce content or aspire to. 📝
🗣 "From a tender age, Trinidad-based actor and producer Gregory Pollonais has always had a fascination with the arts, in particular, the world of film. With a creative mind and determined spirit, he is currently pursuing his passion for film on a professional and international scale." Click to read more on this exciting article on Trini actor Gregory Pollonais!🗣