Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tech Tuesday – Final Cut Pro X

As some of you might know Apple has announced an upgrade to their award winning video editing suite Final Cut Pro. The upgrade completely revamps the user interface and and is now a 64bit native application, which means that this … Continue reading

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Must See Monday – NIAF Anti-Corruption Campaign

Recently New Caribbean Cinema has been doing some work with EWA Communications for the NIAF (National Integrity Action Forum) on a campaign addressing corruption in our society.  The campaign covers a wide range of topics, from campaign financing to garrison … Continue reading

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MUST SEE MONDAY! – “Wicked Games”

You just can’t stop inspiration! for a couple months now The Weeknd’s “House of Balloons” has been in heavy rotation on our various audio gadgets. The intrigue about who this artiste/band is, has inspired a number of visual artists to … Continue reading

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FIRST LOOK FRIDAY: African and African-Caribbean Design Diaspora

So call me late (I really hope this is not a trend) but I didn’t even realise the UN had dedicated 2011 to the melanin blessed populations of the world, ie peeps of African descent. I haven’t read up yet … Continue reading

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Storm Saulter on Africology

Africology is an entertainment venture, founded by Sirak Getachew and Kalab Berhane,that focuses on educating the world on music of African descent. The etymology of the Africology: Afric implying African and logy implying a branch of learning captures the intent … Continue reading

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MUST SEE MONDAY: “Better Mus Come” FREE SCREENING in TIVOLI.

In collaboration with Manifesto Jamaica, there will be a screening of “Better Mus’ Come” on Monday, May 23rd 2011 at the Tivoli Gardens Community Center at 7pm. FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. As you know, yoday is the 1st … Continue reading

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FIRST LOOK FRIDAY: Tivoli Gardens…one year later

So this morning I realised that yes, it’s actually a year since the man hunt for Christopher Dudus Coke intensified in Jamaica and the Gaza Strip found its new home in Tivoli Gardens. It’s been a year since I first … Continue reading

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MUST SAY MONDAY: Big UP Oscar Micheaux

Call me late. Call me very very late. I watched Gone With The Wind for the first time in my entire life and I have only one thing to say: Chhhhhyyyyyyyyyyyuuuuuuuuuuuuuuupppppppppppppppssssssssssssssssssss. Now if I could just as easily find ONE … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesda…… Ugh Thursday: Final Cut Pro User Group Jamaica

Yesterday I had the privilege of being invited to the first meeting of the Final Cut Pro User Group in Jamaica [FCPUGJamaica]. Launched by JJ Foote, the group is the first of its kind in Jamaica and is aimed at sharing ideas, … Continue reading

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World Cinema Wednesday

One of my favorite trailers from last year. One of my favorite films from this year. In true Inarritu  style, it’s “downer-ific”, gloomy and serious. It’s also wise and beautiful in it’s own highly unique way. There are a few Inarritu … Continue reading

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