Frances-Anne is the CEO of the CaribbeanTales Media Group (CTMG), which produces, exhibits and distributes Black content for a global audience, including the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival – now in its 16th Year, the Creators of Colour Incubator, a development and production hub, and CaribbeanTales TV our digital VOD In 2015 she founded CineFAM, which supports bold, original film stories by Women of Colour creators worldwide.
Frances-Anne is a Film Director and member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and of the Director’s Guild of Canada. Along with directing, Frances-Anne produced the multi-award winning feature Kingston Paradise directed by Mary Wells, and was the Co-creator, Producer and Director of Lord Have Mercy! – Canada’s first Caribbean sitcom that aired on Vision TV, Toronto 1, Showcase and APTN and starred comedian/actor Russell Peters. The show received two Gemini nominations.
Her latest feature film HERO: Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross has received wide critical acclaim, opening a slew of international festivals and is now available on ShowTime in the US.
Directing Credits Include:
A Winter Tale (City TV)
Peggy Su! (BBC Films)
What My Mother Told Me (Channel 4 Films)
Bideshi ( British Film Institute)
Literature Alive (Bravo)
I Is a Long Memoried Woman (Arts Council of England).