More than 600,000 persons of Caribbean heritage live in Canada with over 300,000 in Ontario. Every day these numbers increase as Canada attracts the highly skilled and educated populations of the industrialized Caribbean Region.

Build your brand around an event that is benevolent and bold. Connect with local, national, and worldwide audiences and make a difference. Engage through our community screenings and social media. Support the charitable values of an organization that improves lives through the arts.

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Media Launch

In July, the festival announces programming and highlights with various media houses, sponsors in attendance.

Community Screenings

Year-round film presentations in priority areas across the Greater Toronto Area support our educational mandate. Young people can view fabulous films free of charge. Audiences connect with films and each other in open forums after each screening.

Networking Events

Top Caribbean music producers and DJ’s deliver a mix of sights and sounds that are must-attend events in some of Toronto’s hottest venues. Filmmakers, filmgoers and industry players rub shoulders in an atmosphere designed to network and celebrate.

Online Film Festival

We are thrilled to offer worldwide audiences the opportunity to screen and vote for festival films on each Sunday in August through mid-September.

Film Festival: Red Capet Gala – Opening Night

Hosted by the title sponsor, this signature event at the Royal Cinema features live music, delicious Caribbean cuisine served with plenty of networking followed by a film premiere.

The CaribbeanTales Incubator (CTI)

Industry leaders mentor and train new talent. Filmmakers are encouraged to express their cultural identity, empowering them to grow their industry and to create employment. Participants take centre-stage during a formal pitch session at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund subsidizes participation in the CTI program for filmmakers in need.

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