St. Lucian film trailer ‘Soucouyant’ up for award; public asked to vote

St. Lucian film trailer ‘Soucouyant’ up for award; public asked to vote


PRESS RELEASE – Soucouyant, a short film shot entirely in St Lucia as part of a week-long signature film challenge to cast and crew by Iland Boy Films and Nexus Networks, is up for Trailer of the Week on Vimeo.

The Awardeo Company recognizes the talent and effort of the best filmmakers from around the world on Vimeo with a weekly competition. There are only two days left for voting and Soucouyant is currently in second place.

Persons interested in voting can use the link to vote and can vote more than once using both Facebook and Twitter.

The film stars St Lucia’s homegrown talent Aiasha Gustave (Miss World St Lucia 2010) and Kimhia Toussaint (Miss St Lucia UK 2014) along with legendary musician Bert “Panta” Brown.

The film was written and directed by award-winning Barbadian filmmaker Sean Michael Field and co-produced by Trinidadian TV personality Jeanille Bonterre. The one-week challenge was to create a short film from concept to completion while training St. Lucians who were interested in participating.

Soucouyant recently played at Film Caribbean UK’s 2015 Summer Season Festival to great reviews. Film Caribbean UK aims to celebrate Caribbean productions and bring diversity into UK film.


You can view the film trailer on the Iland Boy Films Vimeo page at and view the film’s IMDB page at



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