Tag: Cayman International Film Festival

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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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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Flowers brings Haven back to Cayman

Flowers brings Haven back to Cayman

| 06/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Almost a decade after premiering Haven, his first feature-length film, in the Cayman Islands, Frankie Flowers returned for a special screening of the movie at a gala to open the Cayman International Film Festival on Friday, 1 July. The main ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman was packed for the screening, which comes just […]

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More stars on board for CayFilm

More stars on board for CayFilm

| 28/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The list of film industry celebrities confirmed to attend the inaugural CayFilm festival, set for 18-20 June, continues to grow, with American actors Wes Studi and Reno Wilson the latest additions. Among his credits, Native American Studi, 67, has appeared in Dances With Wolves, The Last of the Mohicans, Geronimo: An American Legend, Heat and […]

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Emmy award winner to star at CayFilm

Emmy award winner to star at CayFilm

| 06/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): International film star Brian Cox, who played Ward Abbott in the Hollywood blockbusters The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy, will be heading the guest list at the Cayman International Film Festival next month. The Scottish-born actor who has a list of movies under his belt, from Braveheart to Troy, as well as the […]

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