Juliette Storr

Juliette Storr Storr has more than a decade of experience in media, working as a journalist in the Bahamas and Michigan, where she also worked as a television producer. She taught in the communications department of both North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University before coming to Penn State in 2005. In 2012-13,

Susanne Kirlew

Susanne Kirlew Born and raised in London to Jamaican parents, Susanne Kirlew has been a vegetarian for over 25 years. Her British/Jamaican heritage is reflected in her cooking and baking. Though England is her home, she has also lived in Jamaica, Thailand and Crete. Apart from traveling, Susanne also enjoys trying new and creative vegetarian

Alanna Lockward

Alanna Lockward Lockward is a German-Dominican writer, journalist and filmmaker. Since 1996 she has produced, directed and conducted cultural TV programs and has been a political reporter in the Caribbean region. Her first documentary film, “Allen Report: Retracing Transnational African Methodism” was nominated for the La Silla Awards (2017). In addition, it was the first

Alison Saunders

Alison Saunders Alison Saunders-Franklyn is a Barbadian/Trinidadian who has written and produced corporate and public education television programming over the last twenty years. A graduate of Syracuse University with a Masters in Television Production and the University of the West Indies with an MBA, she successfully completed her first feature film, Hit For Six! Along

Shirley Bruno

Shirley Bruno Shirley Bruno’s films draw from her Haitian heritage preserving and radicalizing her ancestral traditions and mythology. She creates modern myths that expose the slippery spaces between the physical and metaphysical world, between collective memory and history. In her work, she explores the every day, the Sacred, and the intimate violence in the things

Sharon Syriac

Sharon Syriac Sharon Syriac & Oyetayo Raymond Ojade together co-produced & directed, “The Madonna Murti” documentary that utilizes narrative, drama, illustrations and song to tell the tale of a religious statue who offers health, hope, help and happiness to those who come to her most in need of it.   This film features candid interviews

Rasheida Adrianus

Rasheida Adrianus Rasheida Adrianus is a Dutch-based Director, Producer and Filmmaker. She’s the creator of the Girls’N Cocktails talk show which was launched in the Caribbean, by Tempo Networks, and in the Netherlands. In 2017 Rasheida created a teenage drama series called Ezki’ Schoolleven and the show gained a million views on YouTube. The show

Rachele Magloire

Born in Port au Prince, Haiti, Rachèle Magloire was raised in Montreal, Quebec where she graduated in Communications in 1987. Back to Haiti the same year, she worked as a reporter for the privately owned Télé Haiti and wrote for Haîti en Marche, a weekly published in Miami. In 1991 she had a brief stunt

Penny Hynam

Penny Hynam Before her return to Barbados in 1992, Penny Hynam had a 25-year career in Canada in film, television, arts administration and writing. A graduate of the University of Alberta with an Honours degree in English and Theatre, she worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and at CITY television, co-founded the documentary production company

Renee Pollonais

Renee Pollonais Renee Pollonais is a graduate of the UWI/St.Augustine campus film programme and has many poignant short films under her belt. WATCH QUIET DESPERATION Nicole Brooks Sharon Lewis Mariette Monpierre Mary Wells Mandisa Pantin Lisa Wickham Lana Lovell Asha Lovelace Candace Lela-Rolingson Charysse Harper Dawn Wilkinson Ella Cooper Elspeth Duncan Lisa Valencia Svenson Laurence

Gbassa D’acosta

Gbassa D’acosta Executive Producer, Gbassa D’ Acosta has set the stage to be a major player in the Television and Digital Distribution industry. She has studied the art of mass distribution via media to tailor it to her own brand of “reverse syndication”. While others clamor to become the next “big show”, Gbassa is setting

Judith Faloon Reid

Judith Faloon Reid Judith Falloon Reid is a missionary at heart whose free spirit has led her into the lives and homes of many hurting people as a ministry worker, writer, filmmaker, and speaker. Professionally, she is a marketing consultant with over 30 years experience. Born and raised in Jamaica, Judith is writer and lead