Christopher Laird has produced over 300 documentaries, dramas and other video productions with Banyan Ltd over the past 40 years garnering a score of national, regional and international awards. Banyan Ltd is a member of WACC. He has overseen the establishment of what is arguably the world’s largest collection of Caribbean culture on video in the Caribbean Film and Video Archive. In 2003 he founded, with Errol Fabien, the region’s first all Caribbean free to air television station, Gayelle. In 2009 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of the West Indies.
Earlier this week I travelled to the Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville, Jamaica to engage in two presentations and a film showing with the students and faculty of the WACC Summer School.Read More