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Barbados Film Awards next month

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Barbados Film Awards next month

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THE CRÈME de la crème of Barbados visual media will be recognised in an upcoming industry awards ceremony on October 16 at the Frank Collymore Hall.

About 30 entries have been received and anticipation is high as to who will be Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director, among other categories.

This was revealed at a press launch for the Barbados Visual Media Festival and Awards at the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation by members of the Barbados Film and Video Association (BFVA) this morning.

Lynette Eastmond, president of the BFVA, said the festival comprises a launch on September 16 at Church Village Greens near the Central Bank. It runs till October 16 with a number of screenings across the island.

Also attending the briefing were Andrea King, the association’s secretary; member David Bourne and Paul Forte, project manager of Team Action, a community-based youth organisation. (JS)