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It's been a decade since we started entertaining you!
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SAVANT is delighted to announce its 10 year anniversary as an independent creative and video production company!  We have thoroughly enjoyed telling stories about our culture and people, and sharing them with you, our viewers, over the years.

Our 10th Anniversary Gift to You!  Watch Part 3 of Inward Hunger, for free during March!

Inward Hunger: The Story of Eric Williams, which we produced with funding from First Citizens, the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company (TTFC) and Government Information Services Ltd, is a documentary series revealing Eric Williams in unprecedented breadth and depth.  It was screened at the Havana Film Festival and won Best Local Feature at the 2012 Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF). 


To watch part three of Inward Hunger for free, please visit this vimeo link:  https://vimeo.com/69924360  The password is: power

And don't forget to drop us a line if you'd like to order a DVD of the full series, at info@savantmedia.tv.

More to celebrate: Watch two of our films online!

The Solitary Alchemist and The Insatiable Season are now available to screen online on demand at Caribbean Tales TV. 

The Solitary Alchemist, a film about a conflicted jeweler struggling with her craft, won the Jury prize for Best Locally Produced Film at the TTFF 2009, and has been screened at the prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum.  Click here to enjoy.

The Insatiable Season, which has screened at the TTFF, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Harbourfront Festival in Toronto, offers an intimate look at the highs and lows of a Trinidad-based carnival band in the throes of costume-creation.  Click here to enjoy.

Smallman Travels the World!

We are very happy to share with you the news that our most recent film, Smallman: The World My Father Made, was well received at the market at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. 

Smallman is Richard Mark Rawlins' personal exploration of the real and imagined worlds that his father, Kenwyn, made, in the tiny workshop beneath their house.

 

SAVANT's classic, Sancoche - now there are more shows to enjoy on demand!


Sancoche, our sumptuous cooking and lifestyle local TV series, ran for six seasons and aired more than 90 episodes in Trinidad and Tobago and around the English speaking Caribbean. If you're in Trinidad and Tobago, you can now watch seasons one to four on Flow's channel 1000 (video on demand)!
 
Introducing our newest film project: Unfinished Sentences

We are working on a new film!  It's called Unfinished Sentences, and filming started at the beautiful grounds of the Arima Race Track.


In Unfinished Sentences, filmmaker Mariel Brown delves into the early life of her father, celebrated writer  Wayne Brown, to understand his coming of age as a Caribbean writer, through the remarkable encounters that gave shape to his life and work, as told through his words and the women he loved. 

Stay posted on the progress of the project by 'liking' our  Unfinished Sentences facebook page.
 
As we move forward, our focus will remain on elucidating the Caribbean experience by making films that remind us of who we are and where we’ve come from.  We feel honoured to be able to continue this work, and would like to thank our many sponsors and financial partners for their ongoing support over the years.
 
Our most heartfelt thanks go out to all those who worked with us throughout the years, as well as the generous people who welcomed us into their fascinating worlds and allowed us to capture their dreams, their thoughts, and some of the most intimate parts of their lives on film.
We'd like to say a huge thank you to our funders and sponsors over the years, especially:
Special thanks go out to Angela Cropper and the Cropper Foundation, Megan Hopkyn-Rees, Sean Edghill and Timmy Mora for their essential support in the nascent years of SAVANT.

Thanks, everyone! Mariel xx
Onto the next 10 years!
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