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Jun 19, 2015

Film Director Discusses Award Categories

The categories for which trophies will be awarded are for Best Narrative Feature, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short Film and Best Short Documentary and Best Animation. A new category introduced this year is the Best TV Dramatic film which is opened to Belize and the rest of the Caribbean as well as the Youth Audience Award. There are also several areas which are exclusive to Belizeans – those are Best Video for Sensational Belize 2015, Most Notable Belizean Film and Best Music Video. Thirty-five submissions were made by Belizean artists in the Best Music Video category and fifteen were selected that will be aired during the festival. Among the list of artists are Tanya Carter, Ernestine Carballo, Ras Indio, TR Shine, Nello Player and Supa G.

 

Suzette Zayden

Suzette Zayden, Director, Belize International Film Festival

“We have selected fifteen: those are Can’t Touch from the artist Ras Indio; Lighters Dem from the artist Fobi; Love you Mama from Ras Indio; Dah Belize Ih Deh from nello Player; Police Chancey from Ty and Et Dan; Party Insane from Supa G; Bullie from Tanya Carter; Pretty Face from Tanya Carter; Thnak You Lord from Kendawg; Kick off the Carnival from TR Shine; Borderline from TR Shine; Uptown from Avilanch; Chaos Sequence Verge of Umbra; Soca Party, Ernestine Carballo and Money Have to Make from Ras Z feature Dice. So those are the music videos that are competing. We congratulate everyone who got selected to be a part of the official selection and we are appreciative to everyone who submitted to the festival.”

 

The Festival is set to run from July thirteenth through to the twentieth.

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