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Trinidad+tobago film festival (TTFF 2011)
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Founded in 2006 and presented by Flow, the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff), the largest event of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, continues to evolve and expand in celebrating expression and empowerment through film. The Festival screens the best films from from Trinidad+Tobago and the Caribbean, the Caribbean Diaspora, and Latin American countries in the Caribbean Basin. The ttff also seeks to facilitate the growth of the Caribbean film industry by hosting workshops, panel discussions, seminars, conferences and networking opportunities.


trinidad+tobago film festival 2011 – All the winners.

Jury awards
Best narrative feature: Jean Gentil, Israel Cárdenas & Laura Guzmán
Best documentary feature: Hit Me with Music, Miquel Galofré
Best short film: 10 Ave Maria, Juan Francisco Pardo & Ryan Oduber

Special mention, best narrative feature: Boleto al paraíso, Gerardo Chijona
Special mention, best documentary feature: When the Drum is Beating, Whitney Dow
Special mention, best short film: Classical Steel, John Barry

Best local feature: ’70: Remembering a Revolution, Alex de Verteuil & Elizabeth Topp
Best local short: Sweet Fries, Renée Pollonais
Best actor in a local film: Gerry Bednob, The Rise and Fall of John Tesoro
Best actress in a local film: Dionese Sylvester, Sweet Fries

People’s choice awards
Best narrative feature: Better Mus’ Come, Storm Sauler
Best documentary feature: Hit Me with Music, Miquel Galofré
Best short: Chinee Girl, Natalie Wei

Social awareness award
Positive & Pregnant, Stacy Lela

Focus: Filmmakers’ Immersion pitch session winner
Maria Govan

Graduate Film Development Award
Francesca Hawkins

Lifetime Achievement Award
Harry Belafonte

THE TT FilmFest Staff
James Barber, Online Strategist and Coordinator
Emilie Upczak, Creative Director
Justin Steinburg, Assistant Art Director
Sophie Charles, PR and Marketing Strategist and Coordinator
Melanie Archer, Art Director
Melvina Hazard, Director of Community Development
Ryan Khan, Technical Operations Manager
Bruce Paddington, Festival Director
Celeste Doig, Programme Coordinator
Annabelle Alcazar, Programme Director
Magella Moreau, Public Relations
Skye Hernandez, Writer/Niche Marketing
Jonathan Ali, Editorial Director
Ghislaine, Sponsor and Hospitality Assistant
Rhian Vialva, Hospitality Coordinator.
Princess Donelan, Venue Manager