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Young filmmaker finds inspiration at festival

Young filmmaker finds inspiration at festival

| 07/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): When Grace Ruby submitted her documentary short, Nikki’s Voice, to the Cayman International Film Festival, chances are she never imagined that her film would be viewed by a major Hollywood screenwriter. While the winner of the 2016 Young Image Makers award came away without a tro [...]

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CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

CayFilm organisers focus on media academy

| 06/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The four days of movies, seminars, glitz and celebrity sightings may be over for another year, but the work started with the Cayman International Film Festival, held 30 June-3 July, will continue as organisers try to make some Hollywood magic of their own here. Calling CayFilm the [...]

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CayFilm celebrates movies and more

CayFilm celebrates movies and more

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Though marred by a first-night power outage, the third annual Cayman International Film Festival still shone with more than 200 films, workshops on all aspects of movie making; a gala opening attended by international and local filmmakers, celebrities and actors; and an awards cere [...]

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Students get free passes to CayFilm

Students get free passes to CayFilm

| 28/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) and John Gray High School students will be attending this weekend’s CayFilm International Film Festival for free thanks to support from a local company. The 30 students received general passes, which gives them complete access to al [...]

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CayFilm to feature several premieres

CayFilm to feature several premieres

| 22/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Among the many events scheduled for this year’s CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival are several Caribbean and world premieres. These films include a documentary on the damage plastic straws are doing to both land and sea, and a feature exploring the issues of faith and eq [...]

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Former resident to screen film in Cayman

Former resident to screen film in Cayman

| 13/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Former Cayman resident Alex Helfrecht will be bringing her critically-acclaimed film The White King to the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival for a screening that will include a question-and-answer session with Helfrecht and the film’s producer Philip Munger. The White K [...]

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CayFilm names lifetime achievement awardees

CayFilm names lifetime achievement awardees

| 06/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life: Two Hollywood heavyweights – Loren Carpenter, co-founder and former chief scientist at Pixar Animation Studios, and James V. Hart, who wrote the screenplay for Bram Stoker’s Dracula – will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the CayFilm Cayman International Film Fes [...]

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Local filmmakers set to shine at festival

Local filmmakers set to shine at festival

| 31/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): CayFilm, the Cayman International Film Festival, this year will be showcasing 20 local productions along with entries from 50 other countries. Set for 30 June-3 July, this marks the third anniversary of the event, and festival director Tony Mark said he was “honoured” to be sho [...]

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Hollywood producer reprises CayFilm appearance

Hollywood producer reprises CayFilm appearance

| 25/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Gary Lucchesi, film producer and president of both Lakeshore Entertainment and the Producers Guild of America, will make good on last year’s promise to return to Cayman for the 2017 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival set for 30 June-3 July. Last year, Lucchesi accepted a [...]

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Discounted CayFilm tix unspooled

Discounted CayFilm tix unspooled

| 17/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Early bird tickets are available at a reduced price for CayFilm 2017, the Cayman International Film Festival, through 28 May. Themed “Film, Food & Fashion”, the festival is set for 30 June-3 July and will showcase the broad range of local talent within each of the three in [...]

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Eric Ripert to celebrate food at CayFilm

Eric Ripert to celebrate food at CayFilm

| 08/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): CayFilm 2017, the Cayman International Film Festival, which is set for 30 June-3 July, will celebrate “Film, Food and Fashion”, with renowned, award-winning Chef Eric Ripert headlining the event. Festival director Tony Mark says the goal is to showcase the island’s talent and [...]

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Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

| 18/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Gender Affairs hosted the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017. The 22-minute documentary tells the story of the women who signed petitions and demanded a voice and place in politics. The film in [...]

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UCCI opens production studio

UCCI opens production studio

| 13/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The University of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) has built a production studio, which is set to become the hub of its media courses and internet-based UCCI TV. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday, 11 April, UCCI president Roy Bodden said, “This is one more indication [...]

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Film on Cayman’s suffragettes premieres

Film on Cayman’s suffragettes premieres

| 03/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Gender Affairs will be screening the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017. The public is invited to attend the viewing of the 22-minute documentary, which tells the story of the courageous women [...]

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Workshops offered for young filmmakers

Workshops offered for young filmmakers

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is holding its sixth annual Young Image Maker workshops from 8-12 April as part of a programme that includes a short-film competition for the chance to win a grand prize of one-week’s attendance at the New York Film Academy Filmmakin [...]

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