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Headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is the registered owner of all of the banks in the Republic Group – Republic Bank Limited, Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited, Republic Bank (Grenada) Limited, Republic Bank (Suriname) N.V., and Republic Bank (Ghana) Limited, as well as Republic Securities Limited and other subsidiaries.

Across these markets, RFHL offers an extensive range of banking services, including credit and debit card issuance and processing, leasing, trustee services, mutual fund and investment management, and merchant banking. As at September 30, 2017, the Group’s asset base stood at US$10.3 million, and declared a net profit after tax and non-controlling interest of US$197 million. The Group currently employs more than 5,484 staff in 16 subsidiaries in Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guyana, The Cayman Islands, Barbados, Ghana, and Suriname. While the Group continues its journey of financial growth and development, and teamwork with the community to bring about positive change, it is pledged to continually raise the standards of banking locally, regionally, and internationally.



CaribbeanTales (CTMG) is a group of media companies that produces, markets, and exhibits Caribbean-themed films for regional and international distribution, including: CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, the first and largest full-service, film distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean and CaribbeanTales Inc. a registered Canadian charity..

Activities include: The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival, now in its 14th year, that celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide; The renowned CaribbeanTales Incubator (CTII) a year-round development and production hub for Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora Producers that aims to create strong, compelling and sustainable content for the global market; CaribbeanTales-TV a VOD streaming service for Caribbean films; and CaribbeanTalesFlix, our production arm. Website



Imagine Media International Limited is an award-winning full-service production Company, based in Trinidad and Tobago and South Africa. Founded by award-winning Producer- Director Lisa Wickham, the Company provides Content Creation across all platforms – digital and traditional media,  Event Management, Marketing & PR Services, Graphic Design and Training.

Imagine Media has developed and coordinated projects in Europe, North America, Africa and several Caribbean countries. Website

TIFF-Bell Lightbox Premiere

Imagine Cinemas Carlton Cinema Limited Engagement


US Nationwide Partners

Los Angeles Premiere

New York Partners

DC Partners

San Francisco Partners

Funders and Sponsors Full List

Canada Council of the Arts
Ontario Arts Council
Sport & Culture Fund, Office of the Prime Minister
Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority
Ministry of Community Development, Culture & The Arts
Trinidad & Tobago Film Company
National Gas Company T&T
Massy Foundation
GSAL Designs
National Lotteries Control Board
Selby Wooding
Carl Thorpe
Cecil Louis
Keith Henry
Romain Pitt
June Cartar
Cotton Tree Foundation
Maria Habib
Marjorie Thorpe
Medulla Art Studio
Royal Air Force (RAF)
Richard Hobday
T&T Defence Force
T&T Ernst and Young
Veni Mange Restaurant
Water One