Caribbean producers seek African partners


Hero Film and CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), a group of media
companies that produce, market and exhibit Caribbean-themed films, attended DISCOP
to showcase content from the Caribbean Diaspora and source potential co-production
partners in Africa.

CTWD is headed by award-winning international filmmaker Frances Anne Solomon and
Toronto producer and director Nicole Brooks, who feel there is synergy between their
regions and Africa.

“Africa is a natural partner, we are currently seeking co-producers and sales in these
territories and DISCOP acts as a perfect bridge to bring together Caribbean content and
the African market,’ said Solomon.

Brooks continued: “We are part of the African family; our stories are an extension of
African history and culture, so we are here to build partnerships.’

Hero, the new feature documentary, is a CTWD co-production is about the
transformative life and times of Ulric Cross, the most decorated World War II West-
Indian squadron leader. The film is scheduled for release in 2014.
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