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A royal premiere

Specially invited guests of HBO television series, Game of Thrones got the royal treatment at its premiere at Digicel’s sqwanky downtown Kingston headquarters on Sunday evening. “The evening went absolutely fabulous. We had a large turnout of our customers, and ardent Game of Thrones fans. They came out in anticipation of a blockbuster episode and...

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First Blood for Oraine?

WHAT started as a way to stay out of trouble blossomed into a career for 25-year-old Oraine Meikle. He is nominated for an Actor Boy Award in the category Best Actor in A Lead Role in the play One Blood. “Acting was basically a means of not getting into trouble,” he told the Jamaica Observer’s...

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Ja/Bond talks intensify

Discussions around Jamaica being a location for the latest James Bond film are intensifying. Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has confirmed that he and Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange, will be travelling to Pinewood Studios in England this week to meet with Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, the producers of the...

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Sprinter out the blocks

The Jamaican film community turned out in numbers for Tuesday’s première of Sprinter, director Storm Saulter’s latest production. Although it is inspired by Jamaica’s imposing presence on international track and field and dominance of sprinter Usain Bolt, the film takes a human interest route, looking at the complicated lives some athletes lead. Such is the...

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Sprinter bolts into cinemas

Local audiences will soon have the opportunity to view the local film Sprinter. The feature length project written and directed by Storm Saulter, will première at Carib 5 in Kingston this Tuesday, with a theatrical release here in Jamaica as well as in the United States set for April. Sprinter is being described as a...

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Film is big business

A call is being made for more private sector investment in the creative industry, particularly film, in order for the sector to reach full potential. That perspective was shared by film commissioner and head of the film, animation and music unit at Jampro, Renee Robinson. Her comments came against the backdrop of the absence of...

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Wheel and come again

PLAYERS in the local music industry are being encouraged to formalise themselves and take advantage of global business opportunities facilitated by JAMPRO, the government’s investment and promotions agency. Renee Robinson, film commissioner and manager of Film, Animation and Music at JAMPRO, said there are a number of initiatives being spearheaded by that agency which can...

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Brinsley Forde finally sees Babylon

AFTER a 40-year wait, Brinsley Forde recently attended the premiere of the film, Babylon, in which he plays the lead role. The event took place at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Forde feels the issues of racism and immigrant stereotyping depicted in the movie are still hot-button topics. “The movie was made 40...

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Keeping the Bond with JA

COULD the next James Bond film be shot in Jamaica? Internet reports indicate that the latest installation of the series, which is still untitled, will see scenes shot in Norway with principal filming in Jamaica and the United Kingdom. According to the Daily Mail, American film-maker Cary Joji Fukunaga, who will direct the spy saga’s...

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Kia Moses in full flight

Jamaican film-maker Kia Moses was a winner at last weekend’s Black Women Film Network Summit held at the Atlanta Technical College in the United States. Her short film Flight — which was part of the 2018 cohort of the Propella Film Project, organised by JAMPRO and the Jamaica Film and Television Association (JAFTA) — walked...

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