About CaribbeanTales Media Group

Built over 20 years, The CaribbeanTales Media Group is the only media group in Canada that provides an ecosystem of screen-based activities that serve Black Canadian, and culturally diverse audiences. CTMG is Black-owned, staffed and controlled. Our Board leadership and staff are mainly Black and are culturally diverse. CTMG provides a pipeline of activities from creation to distribution that aims to uplift, enrich, promote and monetize Black and culturally diverse film and television content for audiences.

Founder and CEO

Founded by award-winning filmmaker and Academy member Frances-Anne Solomon, CTMG includes: CaribbeanTales Inc., a registered Canadian Charity; CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, a film distribution entity; the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival, now celebrating 20 years; Caribbeantales-TV a VOD streaming service; the Creators of Colour Training (CCI), a year-round development and production hub for Creatives of Colour; and CaribbeanTales Media Group Productions, our production arm.

A trailblazer in the film and television industry, Frances-Anne Solomon is a Toronto-based award-winning writer, producer, director, curator and distributor in film, television and radio.

To learn more about Frances-Anne, click here.

Meet the Team

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Diana Webley

Director of Festivals & Events

Najah Dowdie

Najah Dowdie

Marketing Manager of Festivals & Events

Caroline Guespin

Caroline Guespin

Associate Producer of Festivals & Events

Mandisa Pantin

Mandisa Pantin

Associate Producer of Festivals & Events

Isabelle Ofume

Isabelle Ofume

Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Events

CaribbeanTales Media Group Staff

Courtney Panchan

Distribution & Payroll Manager

Michael Dobin

Michael Dobin

Distribution Consultant

Joy Coker

Joy Coker

WCFF Programmer

Steph Tablizo

Steph Tablizo

Development Producer & Production Manager

Dahlia Fernandes

Dahlia Fernandes

Development Producer & Marketing Manager of Productions

Akua Delfish

Akua Delfish

CineFAM Event Producer

Nikole Brooks

Nikole Brooks

Producer

Maya Bastian

Maya Bastian

Programming Coordinator

CaribbeanTales Media Group Staff

Dawn Dowling

Fundraising Manager

Charles Rosss

Charles Ross

Video Editor

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Brian Medina

Video Editor

Garry Stewart

Garry Stewart

Windrush Caribbean Film Festival Company Director

Patricia Hamzahee

Patricia Hamzahee

WCFF Company Director

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    CARIBBEANTALES MEDIA GROUP COMPANIES

    CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG) is a multifaceted group of media companies that produces, markets, and sells culturally diverse film and television content from the Caribbean and its wide Diaspora. 

    CaribbeanTales Media Group Productions

    CTMG Company History

    1999

    CaribbeanTales Inc.

    2005

    CaribbeanTales International Film Festival

    2009

    CaribbeanTales Youth Film Festival

    2010

    CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution

    Creators of Colour Incubator

    2013

    CaribbeanTales-TV

    2014

    CaribbeanTales Receives Charity Status

    2016

    CineFAM

    2018

    Black Heroes Educational Association

    2020

    Windrush Caribbean International Film Festival

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