HAMAfilms of Antigua and GoldenMedia are both collaborating in the hosting of ‘Beyond the Screen’ as part of Antigua and Barbuda’s International Literary Festival.
‘Beyond the Screen’ will be held from August 14 to 17.
Nerissa Golden who is in Antigua for the event notes that the goal of ‘Beyond the Screen’ is to help Caribbean authors and writers turn their stories into film.
Therefore, she explains that in depth sessions will be presented on the various elements of screenwriting, adapting books, acting for the screen among others.
Legendary and award-winning director Neema Barnette and her husband screen actor Reed McCants will share their wisdom and experience of filmmaking at a series of workshops and special events around Antigua during the four day event.
Miss Golden notes that participants have registered from Grenada, Barbados, St. Maarten as well as Antigua.
She says they would like to bring the workshops to Montserrat next year.