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25 Shortlisted for Film Competition

 

The final round of the Jamaican EU’s short film competition has shortlisted 25 film makers. The candidates have until November 16th to submit their 3-5-minute films on the theme: “My Environment: a heritage to be protected.” The 25 were among a larger group that participated in a mandatory workshop on cinematography, storytelling, editing and post-production. The winners will be announced on December 12, 2019. The top prize is a trip to Europe to take part in a film course.

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Flight by Jamaican directors Kia Moses and Adrian McDonald was recently awarded Best Short Film at the Belize International Film Festival.

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) is staging a competition for the design of their new logo.

Fibre artist and illustrator Lisa Davis has created a line of colouring books, dolls and other products for girls of colour under her company The Craft People.

Jamaican director Isabella Issa’s short film Yellow Girl and Me has been racking up several awards at the Black Film Festival of New Orleans, getting Best Director, Best Writer, Best Film

 

British artist Joy Gregory, of Jamaican parentage, has become an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. The award recognizes her body of work in photography.

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