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 is also nominated for a VEED award, the biggest award show for online content in the Netherlands. In April this year, she will launch a new drama series called “De Flirt Squad.”
Ruby Robinson is an IT and Telecommunications Executive; who with her musician husband, Everton Hardweare (an unlikely couple who met and fell in love some 10 years ago), created a reality TV series called, ‘The Hardweares.’ The show is based primarily in Jamaica with scenes of the couple building their dream home and at their Miami home and coverage of Everton as he travels for his career in music
Mandisa Pantin is a writer, film producer and director, and has been the script supervisor on three award winning films, Jab in Dark, 2013, Pan! Our Musical Odyssey, 2014 and Sally’s Way, Green Days By the River, 2017. She is currently working on a bio-documentary of her father, the late Raoul Pantin. Falling in love with the way that the camera could reshape the world, she delved headlong into a multifaceted career within film and television
Nicole Brooks is an award-winning filmmaker, director, performer, singer, playwright, composer, curator, teacher and “art-ivist,” who has devoted over 15 years producing innovative content (for the stage and screen), with a focus on narratives that illuminate the peoples of the African Diaspora.
Mary Wells is a freelance director, writer and producer presently based in Jamaica. She has some 30 years experience in TV and film production, developing, producing and directing documentaries and narratives for the Caribbean region. Her films have won awards and garnered recognition from notable establishments such as TIFF and UNESCO.
Born in Guadeloupe and raised in Paris, writer/director Mariette Monpierre began her career as a producer of award-winning, powerful short films. Her first feature film, Le Bonheur d’Elza received favourable reviews from both the New York Times and Indiewire. See Mariette’s latest project for television, CarribbeanGirl NYC on CTTV
Voted one of the top most powerful people in Canada by Elle Magazine in 2004, Sharon Lewis is an award-winning director, actor, producer and writer. Sharon was one of the first women of color to co-found a theatre company in Toronto,the first woman of color to host two national live TV programs, and now the first to bring to the screen a Canadiana-Caribbean fantasy film. Catch her screening of Brown Girl Begins this Saturday, March 3rd and 7pm, Cineplex Yonge/Dundas https://www.facebook.com/events/420677005018509/