From MusicTT Spotlight to the Regional Spotlight
Published 1/16/2024 in MusicTT
Juss Lizz at Riches Karayib
From MusicTT Spotlight Alumni to the Regional Spotlight at Riches Karayib - It all started when I received a message from Melissa of MusicTT on Instagram. It was a post about this singer/songwriter competition. I decided to check it out because 2023 was a year of taking risks. I felt like there was much more to gain than to lose, so I said, "Why not?".  Admittedly, there was some procrastination...read more ❯
5 Creative Ways to Infuse Local Culture in Songwriting and Music Production
Published 11/20/2023 in MusicTT
Unveiling the Beat of Trinidad and Tobago: 5 Creative Ways to Infuse Local Culture in Songwriting and Music Production Trinidad and Tobago, a vibrant Caribbean nation, boasts a rich cultural tapestry that encompasses diverse influences, from African and Indian rhythms to Spanish and British colonial legacies. For Trinidadian songwriters and producers, there's a treasure trove of inspiration...read more ❯
10 Ways To Improve Your Music Promotion
Published 9/11/2023 in MusicTT
Whether you’re a novice finding your footing, or a well-established performer, promoting your music effectively is crucial for you on your journey as an artist. It’s a vital process that helps you gain visibility, find your community and build a fan base. From social media to radio ads, meet and greets to launch parties, there can be a lot of pressure to create the perfect roll-out - but it...read more ❯
Music Revenue Streams for Songwriters
Published 6/6/2023 in MusicTT
Songwriter
In today's rapidly evolving music industry, songwriters have more opportunities than ever to monetize their creations. Gone are the days when relying solely on record sales could sustain a songwriter's career. In this blog, we will delve into the exciting world of music revenue streams available to songwriters, empowering them to maximize their earnings and reach new audiences.   ...read more ❯
Shining a Light on Mental Health Awareness in the Creative Industry
Published 6/1/2023 in MusicTT
Written by: Aaliyah Huggins In Trinidad and Tobago, the creative industry is often regarded as a hub of innovation, imagination, and self-expression. From visual arts to music, film to writing, individuals in this industry are driven by their passion to bring ideas to life. However, behind the scenes, there is a growing concern that often remains hidden from the spotlight - mental health...read more ❯
Seven Career paths for a Caribbean Music Producer
Published 4/26/2023 in MusicTT
Seven Career paths for a Caribbean Music Producer
Music production is a thriving industry in the Caribbean, with a rich history and diverse range of styles and genres. From reggae to soca, dancehall to zouk, Caribbean music has influenced popular culture around the world. If you are passionate about music and interested in pursuing a career as a music producer in the Caribbean, there are a variety of paths you can take. Here are seven career...read more ❯
ChatGPT and the Music Industry
Published 4/11/2023 in MusicTT
Chatgpt and the music industry
ChatGPT and the Music Industry ChatGPT is a ridiculously powerful tool that has certainly taken the world by storm. It is changing the way we work and how we do business and the music industry is no exception. With its advanced capabilities in language processing and machine learning, ChatGPT can be used in several ways to enhance the music industry. Much of the earlier conversations...read more ❯
Who’s The Best Music Distributor for YOU?
Published 3/29/2023 in MusicTT
Introduction The process of choosing a distributor for your music can be tedious. For those of us creating music here in Trinidad and Tobago, and by extension the Caribbean, we know that getting our music out there the right way can seem like a daunting task. So here’s what, let’s make it a bit easier for you - that’s what we’re here for! There’s obviously a lot to consider, but...read more ❯
7 Rules of Sponsorship in the Music Industry
Published 3/16/2023 in MusicTT
Sponsorship Dream
  The Dream  So you went to the studio, laid down those lyrics like the boss that you are and now have your ‘bess track’ in hand. Ladies and Gentlemen this is the ONE, if you know what I mean! No simple shopping to radio stations and passing it to yuh DJ friends, no siree you going pass first, second and third base and making it all the way, to FINALLY making that MUSIC VIDEO! Wait!...read more ❯
"When the Monsters Come Out" Wins Best International Short at VFF
Published 2/21/2024 in CreativeTT
When the Monsters Come Out
Port of Spain, February 21, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) and acclaimed Nigerian producer, filmmaker, and fixer James Amuta are thrilled to announce that their short film, "When the Monsters Come Out," has been awarded Best International Short at the Vyre Film Festival (VFF). The festival is an annual event dedicated to displaying quality content and discovering...read more ❯
"When the Monsters Come Out" Wins Best International Short at VFF
Published 2/21/2024 in FilmTT
When the Monsters Come Out
Port of Spain, February 21, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) and acclaimed Nigerian producer, filmmaker, and fixer James Amuta are thrilled to announce that their short film, "When the Monsters Come Out," has been awarded Best International Short at the Vyre Film Festival (VFF). The festival is an annual event dedicated to displaying quality content and discovering...read more ❯
FilmTT and IFA Announces Call for Applications for IFA Masterclass 2024 in Italy
Published 2/8/2024 in CreativeTT
IFA
Port of Spain, February 8, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company (FilmTT), in collaboration with the International Filmmaking Academy (IFA), is excited to announce the opening of applications for the prestigious IFA Masterclass 2024. This call is for intermediate to advanced directors and content creators with experience to participate in the IFA Masterclass in Film Directing in Bologna,...read more ❯
FilmTT and IFA Announces Call for Applications for IFA Masterclass 2024 in Italy
Published 2/8/2024 in FilmTT
IFA
Port of Spain, February 8, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company (FilmTT), in collaboration with the International Filmmaking Academy (IFA), is excited to announce the opening of applications for the prestigious IFA Masterclass 2024. This call is for intermediate to advanced directors and content creators with experience to participate in the IFA Masterclass in Film Directing in Bologna,...read more ❯
FilmTT and Hyphen8 Conclude Actors Workshop
Published 2/2/2024 in CreativeTT
Actors Workshop January 2024
Port of Spain, February 2, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT), in partnership with Hyphen8, and in collaboration with TTT Limited, UTT and SGP Studios, proudly announces the successful completion of a two-week immersive actors’ workshop, aimed at enhancing participants' skills in voice training and acting for the screen and theatre. The workshop culminated in a...read more ❯
FilmTT and Hyphen8 Conclude Actors Workshop
Published 2/2/2024 in FilmTT
Actors Workshop January 2024
Port of Spain, February 2, 2024: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT), in partnership with Hyphen8, and in collaboration with TTT Limited, UTT and SGP Studios, proudly announces the successful completion of a two-week immersive actors’ workshop, aimed at enhancing participants' skills in voice training and acting for the screen and theatre. The workshop culminated in a...read more ❯
FilmTT and Fela Oke Elevate T&T's Film Industry
Published 12/18/2023 in FilmTT
Port of Spain, December 18, 2023: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT), in partnership with successful entrepreneur, super-agent, and producer Fela Oke, announces a significant leap forward in bolstering the local film industry through the recent signing of four remarkable actors to the international Talent Agency, Hyphen8. Fela’s collaborations with FilmTT in a series of...read more ❯
FilmTT and Fela Oke Elevate T&T's Film Industry
Published 12/18/2023 in CreativeTT
FilmTT & Fela Oke boost Film in TT
Port of Spain, December 18, 2023: The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT), in partnership with successful entrepreneur, super-agent, and producer Fela Oke, announces a significant leap forward in bolstering the local film industry through the recent signing of four remarkable actors to the international Talent Agency, Hyphen8. Fela’s collaborations with FilmTT in a series of...read more ❯
FilmTT Paves the Way for Local Film Industry
Published 9/29/2023 in FilmTT
Trinidad Remains
Port of Spain, September 29, 2023 – The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) continues to play a pivotal role in the development and advancement of the film and audio-visual sector in Trinidad and Tobago. Through one of its flagship initiatives, FilmTT’s Content Creation and Marketing Fund, has been instrumental in nurturing local talent and elevating Trinidad and Tobago's film...read more ❯
FilmTT Paves the Way for Local Film Industry
Published 9/29/2023 in CreativeTT
Trinidad Remains
Port of Spain, September 29, 2023 – The Trinidad and Tobago Film Company Limited (FilmTT) continues to play a pivotal role in the development and advancement of the film and audio-visual sector in Trinidad and Tobago. Through one of its flagship initiatives, FilmTT’s Content Creation and Marketing Fund, has been instrumental in nurturing local talent and elevating Trinidad and Tobago's film...read more ❯
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Into the FashionTT Metaverse: A User’s Experience
Published 4/8/2022 in FashionTT
FashionTT Virtual Trade Mission and Expo
Into the FashionTT Metaverse: A User’s Experience By Lily Kwok On March 25th 2022, I woke up excited to attend the Trinidad and Tobago Fashion Company Limited (FashionTT)’s Virtual Fashion Trade Mission and Expo! I headed over to fashionevent.virtex.in where I seamlessly logged into the virtual platform by providing my name and email address. Unsurprisingly, I was greeted by the amazing...read more ❯