Tag Archives: Animation

Meñique (in 3D)

Menique composite

Written and Directed by Ernesto Padrón TRT: 80 min (Cuba) *US Premiere Meñique is the story of a young Cuban farmer who wants to help his family out of poverty by going to the city with his brothers. The group discovers that a massive enchanted oak tree has the King’s palace living in darkness and […]

Wendell McShine


By: Rainbow Hill TRT: 3 min 40 sec (Trinidad & Tobago) Experimental animation created in stop motion from a series of personal sketchbooks investigating subliminal messages of the evils of poverty and hopelessness in a place called Laventille in Port of Spain.  

Maggie The Magnifier

Maggie fixed

By: Camille Selvon Abrahams (Trinidad & Tobago) ‘Maggie’ is a techno whiz with magic eye-glasses that help her solve mysteries and challenges. Its x-ray and magnifying abilities take her on awesome adventures into a world of the human body, computers, and technology. This series encourages young girls into the exciting field of engineering and technology […]

Hard Times


By: Sinead Lovelace TRT: 3 min 30 sec (Trinidad & Tobago) An unlikely dad-of-the-year tries desperately to provide for his family. He proves that with persistence, anything is possible.  

El Maestrico


By: Isis Chaviano TRT: 16 min 55 sec (Cuba) Loosely based on a true story of children used to teach adults in ‘60’s Cuba. A wonderful tale wrapped in historical facts, beautifully told through animation.