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Karen Martinez | Trinidad & Tobago | 20 mins | Short Film | 2013 | English

SYNOPSIS AFTER MAS is a new short film from London-based Trinidadian filmmaker Karen Martinez. It tells the story of a love that flourishes under the cover of darkness during the festival of J’ouvert on the streets of Port-of-Spain. Shot in Trinidad in February 2013 during Carnival, we experience the charge of this bacchanalian drama before following the characters return to their separate lives. In the cold light of day, can these young lovers from very different backgrounds stay true to their desires?

Actors: Glenda Collens, Carly Coutts, Khafra Rudder
Awards:Winner best local short 2013 Trinidad and Tobago Festival

Producer: Janine Mendes-Franco
Associate Producer: Andy Lambert
Edited by: Scott Cato
Music by: Colin Smith
Art Direction by: Melanie Archer
Camera: Miquel Galofré

Peter Sagnia | St. Maarten | 95 mins | Feature Film | 2011 | English

SYNOPSIS A young woman leaves her abusive husband in Holland to seek refuge in St. Maarten. But the law has changed since the island obtained country status and she is stranded at the airport. The Chief Immigration Officer is a man of integrity and exemplary service, who is torn between enforcing the new law and instinctively helping a woman he doesn’t know – and whom he meets on the anniversary of his wife’s death.

Antillean Green Card showcases the talents of Peter Sagnia, a man of many facets — film maker, screenwriter and director, composer of music and stage plays. Born in London, England, he is continually searching for innovative ways to give voice to the tremendous wealth of talent that exists in the Caribbean.

Christopher Laird | Trinidad & Tobago | 7 mins | Short Film | 2000 | English

SYNOPSIS Nine-year-old Atiba Williams is the youngest person to arrange for a steelband during the Panorama competition. This film looks at a day in his life, from home, to school, to rehearsal to performance.

LOGLINE: Sandwiches, shenanigans and Vin Diesel

dir: Rodney V. Smith | USA | HD | English | Comedy | 2009 | PG

SYNOPSIS: When two hapless stoners encounter a man who looks just like superstar actor Vin Diesel, they will break any rule to find out if it really is Vin Diesel himself… even if it includes kidnapping, stalkers, rabid fans and the best sandwich ever made.
Created for the 2009 Minneapolis 48 Hour Film Project

Actors: Jaimyon Parker, Andrew Stoute, Margaret Maher, Malayza Man, Eric Binfet, Sandy'Ci Moua
Composer: Damian Sanchez
Filmed and Edited by Rodney V. Smith
Written by Andrew Stoute, Rodney V. Smith and Jaimyon Parker

LOGLINE: Don't pick up the phone

dir: Rodney V. Smith | USA | HD | English | Horror | 2006 | PG

SYNOPSIS: When Sofie calls her best friend Mandy for help, a grisly murder scene is discovered. Everything is not as it seems. Sofie is plagued by a constantly ringing phone, the one that is next to the gun on the table…

Based on the short story “Sofie” by Andrew Stoute.

Actors: Carlette Jennings, Catherine Maddox, Brent Brooks, Jared Davis, Alexis LaSalle
Composer: Fred Deer
Written, Filmed and Edited: Rodney V. Smith

Hester Jonkout | Curaçao | 13 mins | Short Film | 2016 | English

SYNOPSIS: Two creatures find themselves in Nowhere Land. When they discover each other, chemistry happens.

Actors: Nina Fischer, Reuel Rogers

Edited by: Hester Jonkhout
Production Company: Camrock
Production Design: Inet Arts, Camille van Zadelhof
Direction, production and scenario: Hester Jonkhout
Music: Michael Lampe
Camera: Kirk Claes

Dawn Wilkinson | Canada | 13 mins | Short Film | 1998 | English

SYNOPSIS Soah is a former flight attendant who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorders. While experiencing one of her anxiety attacks, a thief comes into her world.

LOGLINE: Even the lost have a home

dir: Matt Spataro & Rodney V. Smith | USA | HD | English | Drama | 2008 | PG

SYNOPSIS: A homeless girl who has lost her memory, encounters a strange man who wanders the city finding lost items. She tags along with him in hopes of finding herself.

Actors: Robert Nolan, Jessica Sinclair, Matt Spataro
Director of Photography: Rodney V. Smith
Composer: Damian Sanchez
Written, Filmed and Edited: Rodney V. Smith

Tamara Scherbak | Canada | 4 mins | Short Film | 2010 | English

SYNOPSIS A Trinidadian fishermans account of being lost at sea in the unforgiving waters of the Caribbean.

Charysse Harper | Short Documentary | Trinidad & Tobago, USA and UK | 2015 | 43 min | English

SYNOPSIS A feature-length documentary about the history of the steelpan and its global influence. Part 2 (currently in post-production, estimated completion in 2016) will deal with Pan Worldwide and will include the steelpan’s influence in the UK, US, Canada, Switzerland, Nigeria and Japan, featuring bands and steelpan legends internationally — including Lennox “Boogsie” Sharp, Earl La Pierre, Sr., Michael “Manish” Robinson, Russ Henderson and others.

Renee Pollonais | Trinidad & Tobago | 23 mins | Short Thriller | 2010 | English

SYNOPSISQuiet Desperation is the story of 58-year-old Heathcliff Defour, a man fast approaching retirement with a lot of “luggage.” His life is dull and his marriage unfulfilling. For the past 35 years he has been married to Merlin Defour, a controlling, bitter woman who is critical of everything, especially him. Whilst driving Merlin to the market one morning they begin to quarrel. But it is when Heathcliff finally expresses what is really on his mind, he loses more than he is prepared to handle.

LOGLINE: It needs to feed

dir: Rodney V. Smith | Canada | HD | English | Horror | 2011 | PG

SYNOPSIS: Two janitors take advantage and profit from a dangerous creature that lurks in the bathrooms of a train station. They decide who lives and who dies, but there is a price to pay.

Actors: Steve Kasan, Shayan Mannan, Robert Nolan, Dulce Felix, David Jin Salater
Director of Photography: Rodney V. Smith
Composer: Damian Sanchez
Written by: Chris Keaton
Filmed and Edited: Rodney V. Smith

LOGLINE: Not all doors are meant to be opened.

dir: Rodney V. Smith | USA | HD | English | Sci-fi/Horror | 2009 | PG

SYNOPSIS: Joey Davis and his girlfriend Ari are haunted by a mysterious door on their frnt lawn. When they find the one key that opens the door, murder, treachery and dark forces await them. The door may have it's own agenda…

Actors: Jaimyon Parker, Melizza Man
Composer: Damian Sanchez
Written by: Rodney V. Smith and Andrew Stoute
Filmed and Edited: Rodney V. Smith

Rodney V. Smith | Canada | HD | English | Thriller | 2011 | PG | 6 min

SYNOPSIS: A dying girl tries to made a deal with a dark figure to give her more years of her life. The price may be more than she is able to pay.

Actors: Evie Koop, Mario Rigby

Director of Photography: Rodney V. Smith
Composer: Damian Sanchez
Written by: Rodney V. Smith and Andrew Stoute
Filmed and Edited: Rodney V. Smith

Mike A. Pender | USA | 15 mins | Short Film | 2013 | English

SYNOPSISIn his pursuit of musical stardom in 1945, Trip, an aspiring musician, is caught between the police and local gangster, Mississippi Black.

Nina Vilus | Guadeloupe | 7 mins | Short Thriller | 2010 | French w/ English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS Soah is a former flight attendant who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorders. While experiencing one of her anxiety attacks, a thief comes into her world.