Festival Schedule

 

Welcome To The Festival!

This is the current schedule for our very special two-day event. 

All times are Atlantic Standard Time (AST).  (At this time of the year, AST and EST are the same.)

 

 

Saturday, April 23, 2022

 

8:30 AM AST

Opening Ceremony

DR. SHARON HONORÉ

Associate Professor
Communications Program
University of the Virgin Islands

 

 

Dr. Sharon Honore will introduce audiences to the festival and introduce our special guest speakers and presenters.

9:00 AM AST

Theater And Film Production

IRVIN MASON JR.

Film Producer

Color Box Production Company

 

 

 

Mr. Mason will discuss his experiences in film and theatre production, including his work on the production of Ain’t Misbehavin’.

 

Hosted by HILARY GORDON
University of the Virgin Islands.

10:00 AM AST

Film And Documentary Production

ED LABORDE JR.

Film Producer

Cutting Edge Entertainment

 

 

Mr. Laborde will discuss his experiences in film and documentary development, including his work on the 2015 feature film, Timeless.

 

Hosted by INDEYAH TODMAN
University of the Virgin Islands.

11:00 AM AST

Success In Film Production

JOHN P. WHEATLEY

Director, Producer, and Consultant

CEO of Dominion Global and Executive Producer of Oswald Avenue

 

 

Mr. Wheatley will discuss his experiences as a film director and producer.

 

Hosted by JOHANNA WEEKES
University of the Virgin Islands.

1:00 PM AST

Film Premieres

CCAF

Spectacular video and audio features will be presented.

 

 

3:00 PM AST

Screenwriting and Film Production

NAKIA STEPHENS

Screenwriter and Film Producer

Damn Write Originals

 

 

Featured guest speaker Ms. Nakia Stephens will discuss her experiences in screenwriting and film production.

 

Hosted by CARLOS ETON
University of the Virgin Islands.

 

Sunday, April 24, 2022

 

9:00 AM AST

NiteCap, Writing, and Journalism

PETER BAILEY

Author and Journalist

NiteCap Media

 

 

Mr. Bailey will discuss his experiences producing the critically acclaimed NiteCap conversation series, as well as his professional writing and journalism experiences.

 

Hosted by KIANU JACOBS
University of the Virgin Islands.

10:00 AM AST

Public Relations In The Film Industry

NYKOLE TYSON

Public Relations Professional

NT Media Productions

 

 

Ms. Nykole Tyson will discuss her experiences in the entertainment production and public relations industries.

 

Hosted by NADEGE BARBER
University of the Virgin Islands.

11:00 AM AST

Blogging In The Entertainment Industry

MINOCA PIERRE-ALEXANDER

Entertainment Blogger

 

 

Ms. Minoca Pierre-Alexander will discuss her experiences as a professional entertainment industry blogger.

 

Hosted by SHARI LEWIS
University of the Virgin Islands.

1:00 PM AST

Film Premieres

Spectacular video and audio features will be presented.

 

 

3:00 PM AST

Diversity In Cannes

YOLONDA BRINKLEY

Promoter

Diversity In Cannes

 

 

 

Guest speaker Ms. Yolonda Brinkley will discuss the Diversity In Cannes Project.

 

Hosted by SHUGGA ROSENBLOOM
University of the Virgin Islands.

4:00 PM AST

UVI Graduating Communication Seniors Recognition

This very special ceremony will recognize and honor the outstanding Spring Semester Senior Communication Program graduates.

 

 

4:30 PM AST

Closing Ceremony

DR. SHARON HONORÉ

Associate Professor
Communications Program
University of the Virgin Islands

 

Dr. Sharon Honore will present closing remarks.