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Call For Submissions: 2012 Toronto CaribbeanTales Market Incubator Program (Deadline Imminent)

by Tambay A. Obenson
July 11, 2012 11:05 AM
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CaribbeanTales Market Incubator Program

Call For Submissions: 2012 Toronto Incubator Program


You still have time to apply for the 2012 CaribbeanTales Market Incubator Program, that will take place in Toronto between Sept 4th and 9th 2012. Fifteen producers will be selected on a competitive basis to attend.


Please submit your film project proposal to Malinda Francis, Incubator Co-ordinatoe at

This can be a project in development or completed.

Your package should include the following:

Name of project; writer/director/producer/production company; length of film, format, country of production, logline, synopsis, filmmaker bio, Target audience, financing plan; and, (if available) trailer.


The Incubator is a 5-day program that includes the following: Attendance at 3-day CTWD Market Incubator, Attendance at Networking Event/Launch Party, Attendance at CTWD Pitching event, including one-on-one meetings with buyers attending TIFF, Informal networking opportunities for filmmakers, Mentoring Opportunities, led by international consultants, TIFF Industry pass that including participation in selected TIFF events.


The Incubator is open to producers and filmmakers of Caribbean-themed content, and producers of content that is of relevance to Caribbean and Diaspora audiences, who wish to acquire the tools and techniques necessary to present and promote their projects in the framework of an international market.


If selected, participants are responsible for their own travel costs and accomodation costs, and for the Registration fee.

CaribbeanTales benefits from preferential hotel rates at the 5-star Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Toronto : $50 Shared room; $100 Single Room.

Early-Bird Registration (by August 1) : $400 USD

Registration fee: $500 USD by August 20th

Late Registration fee: $700 USD by September 1


A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available.

If selected, and following an assessment interview with the CaribbeanTales Team. you may be invited to apply for one.

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  • Frances-Anne Solomon | July 12, 2012 5:55 AMReply

    Dear Readers of Shadow and Act
    We have been getting queries from African and African-American filmmakers asking if they can apply for this Program - the answer is yes! We are building global links for our film industry - please JOIN US.
    Looking forward to meeting you in September.

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