Roland ‘Rembunction’ Yearwood to attend IFA Masterclass 2024

IFA 2024 Masterclass - FilmTT

Port of Spain, March 19, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company (FilmTT), in collaboration with the International Filmmaking Academy (IFA), is pleased to announce that the successful candidate for the IFA Masterclass is Roland Yearwood aka ‘Rembunction’. In February 2024, FilmTT held an open call for intermediate to advanced directors and content creators with experience to participate in the IFA Masterclass in Film Directing in Bologna, Italy. The IFA organizes the IFA Masterclass in Film Directing by gathering a select group of emerging film directors from across the globe to develop filmmakers’ distinctive artistic approaches to filmmaking.

Roland Yearwood is a seasoned expert with over two decades of experience in the creative sector and epitomizes the essence of a one-stop shop for an array of artistic services. As a sole proprietor, he brings an unparalleled blend of experience and skill sets to the table including live-action videography, graphic design, motion graphics, animation, puppetry and music production. Over the years he has developed a unique and identifiable aesthetic that sets him apart from his contemporaries. This distinctive style combined with a deep understanding of various creative media allows him to be quite prolific while consistently delivering high-quality content with high production value.

Yearwood will now have the unique opportunity to engage in capacity development through the IFA Masterclass and participation at the Il Cinema Ritrovato Film Festival. Here he will be able to gain experience, professional growth, network development and exposure to a diverse selection of classic films, rediscovering cinematic treasures, and fostering connections within a global community of filmmakers, critics, and enthusiasts.

FilmTT and IFA remain committed to fostering talent and creating opportunities for film professionals to thrive on the international stage.  The IFA Masterclass 2024 is a testament to this commitment, providing a platform for creative minds to learn, collaborate, and showcase their talents to an international audience. By fostering this opportunity, FilmTT is aligning with its mission to facilitate export and business exchange within the dynamic landscape of the global film industry. Through this alignment, FilmTT can increase the professional capacity within the film industry by collaborating with international film professionals which will aid in increasing the film industry standards, foster an environment for self-improvement through international industry standard education and training opportunities and facilitate networking opportunities with international film industry professionals.

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