UNESCO AND CBU Partner To Build Indigenous TV Production Capacity

Feb 10, 2014 | News

UNESCO, through the IPDC Project on “Building Capacity to Improve Indigenous Audio-Visual Content in the Caribbean” is supporting a two and a half-day workshop for CBU member TV stations.  More than a dozen editors, producers, directors and writers from throughout the Caribbean will converge in Barbados from March 4 to 6, 2014 to participate in the training.  The Workshop Leaders will be award-winning film and television producers Penelope Hynam and Andrea Allan.

In addition through the IPDC project, UNESCO is providing CBU with state-of-the-art cameras and computers, for its recording and non-linear editing facilities.  The equipment will be officially handed over to CBU by UNESCO Caribbean’s Advisor on Communication and Information, Mr. Hara Padhy.
The CBU presently has forty-two (42) Full and Associate members drawn from twenty-one (21) countries, including broadcasters in the English, Dutch and Spanish-speaking Caribbean.

For further information click on www.caribunion.com or contact sally.bynoe@caribsurf.com (246) 430-1007