Dion Boucaud – First Assistant Director BA (Hons.) Film– Producer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor Dion expresses an unusual combination of humility and mastery. As a student he had already invested 16 years of hands on, professional experience in television and film production; from conceptualization to project management, his work has taken him around the world. International credits include Limbo, film SFNorge; T&TCarnival, Black Entertainment Television. Instrumental to the development of local film through creative collaborations and teaching, Dion’s technical know-how and storytelling passion connects him with award winning projects at TTFilmFestival: Seige 2008, People’s Choice Best Documentary; Julia and Joyce: A Tale of Two Dancers 2012, Best Local Film; and Tickle Me Rich 2013, TT Jury Special Mention, 2014 African Academy Award Nomination, Best Short film from the Diaspora.
Robert Macfarlane – Editor – began experimenting with directing and editing from the age of 15. Once he decided on film as a career path, he completed his BA in Digital Film and Media at the London South Bank University.
Working on many productions in the Film, music video and advertising industries he then went on to open his own production company specialising in bespoke productions for a wide range of genres. He has since directed, and edited dozens of music videos, films and adverts for broadcast on channels like “The Box”, “VH1” and “MTV Base” and more.
Robert’s films have been aired at film festivals for the past few years, including the Cannes Short Film Corner, Caribbean Film Corner, Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, and the LA Film Festival. His most recent short film “Jab in the Dark” with Producer Lesley-Anne Macfarlane won the “People’s Choice Award” at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.
Leslie Ann Wills-Caton – 2nd Assistant Director – doesn’t just co-ordinate the non technical aspects of a film or video: she magically makes them all come together seamlessly. She is a fixer. Leslie Ann has an organizational mind like no other as she combines her qualifications in psychology, human resource, event management and information technology. Leslie Ann has coordinated for award winning productions such as the international feature film ‘Home Again’ and the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival people’s choice ‘Buck the Man Spirit’ and other short films and commercials. Leslie Ann is currently the managing director of a production coordinating company called FIXERfilm limited.
Dominque Chung – Key Grip- With a BA degree in Visual Arts from U.W.I. and aspirations of becoming a Director of Photography, Dominique worked as a Key Grip on “Sally’s Way”. Dominique’s short film “This Little Pig” was screened in Trinidad’s first International Film Festival “Kairi” twelve years ago at the Deluxe Cinema (now night club “Zen”). She has been interviewed as a young and upcoming filmmaker on Gayelle the channel, and from 2009 to 2011, facilitated the earning of numerous awards and film equipment through the annual Trinidad and Tobago Secondary Schools’ Short Film Festival for the Rio Claro East Secondary School where she taught Visual Art and Filmmaking between 2007 and 2013. In 2012, Dominique was selected by the TTFC to attend the FEMI Film Festival in Guadeloupe as chaperone teacher to the film student representatives from Trinidad and Tobago.
Kerron Lemessy – Sound Engineer
Sean Edghill – Director of Photography – Working with Sun TV. 18 years ago, was the first collaboration with Joanne Gail Johnson. Since then, Sean has studied his craft at The International Film & Television Workshops, Maine, USA
• 1998 Advanced 35mm Film Camera.
• 2000 Electronic Cinematography.
• 2003 Feature Film Lighting.
His devotion to the work of video production, including Avid editing, has deepened, and his enthusiasm has not waned. Sean’s growing CV is impressive and too lengthy to post here but then most of you have worked with him before as well.
Recent highlights include:
+ DP for short film JAB, Trinidad, Macfarlane Studios 2013
+ DP and Editor for documentary Hell on Earth, London, Niger, Philippines
+ DP on Music Video for Bunji Garlin “Diffentology” 2013
+ DP Inward Hunger – documentary
Mandisa Pantin – Continuity – has worked in the audiovisual industry since 2005. In that space of time she has worked her way up from being a production and camera assistant to directing and producing her own short films; while continuing to work on other productions in roles ranging from Story Producer on Caribbean’s Next Top Model to Script Supverisor on Jab in the Dark and Pan! A Modern Odyssey. She has also completed the Film BA Programme in the University of the West Indies in 2011 with First Class Honours and is now working on her MPhil in Cultural Studies.
Lesley Anne Macfarlane – Production Manager – has been working in the audio-visual industry, between England and Trinidad and Tobago, ever since she graduated from the City University, London with an MA in Cultural Policy and Management in 2009.
In addition to producing Jab in the Dark, she was the Production Manager for BREAK OUT! and HERO, two feature narratives directed by the acclaimed director Frances-Anne Solomon. She has also worked as the Production Manager for Now Yuh Cookin’, a TV series. Her most recent short film JAB IN THE DARK, she produced with Director Robert Macfarlane won the “People’s Choice Award” at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival and has been shown in several film festivals internationally.
Ris Anne Martin – Wardrobe. She comes with a background in fashion with a wealth of experience and a great eye for details and colour.
Carole Anne Ferris – A lifelong passion for creative imagery and a background in graphic design, illustration, photography and more recently film she is contributing to Sally’s Way as set photographer, documentary filming of The Way II a behind the scenes series of the making of the film and setting up website and media sites.
Venise Parkinson – Make-up