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Bruce Paddington

Réalisateur/trice, Producteur/trice, Monteur/se, Directeur/trice de festival


Réalisateur trinidadien.
Il est le Fondateur et Directeur du Festival de Trinidad et Tobago.


Trinidadian Filmmaker and ‎Lecturer at University of the West Indies.

Dr. Bruce Paddington is the co-designer and coordinator of the B.A. Film Programme in the Faculty of Humanities and Education, The University of the West Indies. He is an award-winning filmmaker, founder of Banyan Productions and the Caribbean Federation of Filmmakers. He has directed and produced over 500 films and television programmes. His most recent production, the documentary « The Mennonites of Belize », premiered at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, and was also screened at the New Latin American Film Festival in Havana and the Caribbean Tales Film Festival in Toronto. It was awarded best educational and cultural programme at the 2007 Caribbean Broadcasting Union Awards.

He is the Founder and Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and was the consultant for the establishment of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company. He is also an accomplished photographer, teaches photography at UWI and has had three solo exhibitions. A selection of his photographs on the Mennonites of Belize was part of an exhibition of photo-based works by Caribbean artists and photographers, « The Caribbean in the Age of Modernity » (2006), curated by Rex Dixon and Patricia Mohammed.

He has taught film and communications at York University, Toronto; Bowling Green State University, Ohio and guest lectured at the University of Puerto Rico; University of Michigan; Syracuse University; Winona State University; Florida Atlantic University; The Open University; Milton Keynes; Carleton University, Ottawa; CARIMAC, Jamaica and the International Film School in Cuba. He has published many journal articles on Caribbean and Latin American Cinema, including interviews with the Cuban director Humberto Solas and the Mexican director Francisco Athie.

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