Tag: CayFilm

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

| 18/06/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Weeks after announcing that the 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival was cancelled, festival director Tony Mark has confirmed that the show will go on (again), albeit on a smaller scale. The five local films that were submitted for this year’s festival will be screened on Friday, 29 June.

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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 trophy at CayFilm 2017, she was rewarded […]

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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 first part of the plan, […]

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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 ceremony. This year’s CayFilm celebrated film, food and fashion […]

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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 all film screenings, panels and workshops on the three event […]

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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 equality. Straws, which is narrated by actor and […]

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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 King is an adaptation of a book by the same name, written by […]

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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 Festival set for 30 June to 3 July 2017.

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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 showing so many domestically produced films.

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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 Lifetime Achievement Award at the festival for […]

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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 industries through film screenings and panel […]

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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 emerging markets. “We are delighted that world-renowned Chef Eric […]

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Creative team behind Star Wars still flying high

Creative team behind Star Wars still flying high

| 07/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman International Film Festival featured something for everyone with its variety of screenings, question-and-answer sessions and workshops, but one series of panels arguably drew the most interest and excitement. Over the course of CayFilm, both fans and filmmakers sat in on hours of seminars with the industry professionals responsible for two of the […]

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CayFilm impresses international filmmakers

CayFilm impresses international filmmakers

| 07/07/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The four-day Cayman International Film Festival ended as it began, with a gala event, attended by a mix of celebrities, international and local filmmakers and actors, movie aficionados and residents. Highlights of the evening included presenting lifetime achievement awards to producers Robert Watts and Gary Lucchesi as well as announcing the winning entries in […]

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Hollywood horror flick to premiere at CayFilm

Hollywood horror flick to premiere at CayFilm

| 30/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Expected summer blockbuster Lights Out will premiere at the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival this weekend, a few weeks before it is released in US theatres. The Warner Bros/New Line Cinema short film turned feature-length horror movie screens at the Regal Camana Bay cinema on Saturday, 2 July at 10pm in one theatre only. The […]

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