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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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Young artists on display at hotel gallery

Young artists on display at hotel gallery

| 30/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Year six students from government schools across Grand Cayman are exhibiting their artwork created through the Heritage Arts programme, which is part of the curriculum and run by Cayman Traditional Arts (CTA). On display at The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman through 15 A [...]

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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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Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

Trinidadian artist to lecture at National Gallery

| 17/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Artist and writer Chris Cozier will be in Cayman to give a public lecture Friday, 19 May 2017, starting at 6pm, at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) Dart Auditorium. In his lecture, “Actions Between Territories”, Cozier will discuss the potential free/play space [...]

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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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Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

Rundown celebrates 25 years of shows

| 28/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the annual music and comedy revue, has opened at the Harquail Theatre, marking its 25th anniversary. Designed and directed by Henry Muttoo, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) production is a combination of comedy and song with a series of loosely linked skits a [...]

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Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

Footloose steps on stage at the Playhouse

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Tickets are now on sale for the Cayman Drama Society (CDS) production of “Footloose – The Musical”. The show, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and music by Tom Snow, is based on the 1980s hit film. With a cast of more than 30 performers, the show will be presented at the Pr [...]

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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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Youth Services cooks up special summer camps

Youth Services cooks up special summer camps

| 10/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is offering three summer camps aimed at young people from 11-17 years old. James Myles, YSU acting head, explained the camps have a specific focus. “Our camps aim to appeal to older children as so many specifically target younger children. Given the [...]

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Sax player judged top young musician

Sax player judged top young musician

| 06/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Saxophonist Marcos Bertran, from St Ignatius High School, took home top honours in the 10th Annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year competition, which was held Saturday, 1 April 2017 at the Prospect Playhouse. Vocalist Liana DaCosta, from Cayman Prep and High School, was the [...]

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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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