Saturday, August 31, 2013

Full time superstardom in the Bahamas Film Industry

What does it take?

Stars In Paradise has learned through a spokesman for that the nation's economic agenda could be in for a major remake, as local box-office entrepreneurs are seriously rethinking what may be outdated strategies and attitudes.

What does it really take to succeed full-time in the Bahamas film industry?

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Keep up with daily, for the latest up-to-the-minute developments in the Bahamas film industry.

Young filmmakers move up faster at is making it easy for start ups to move ahead quickly, by pushing the limits of qualifications, accountability and credentials. Believe it or not you can get some meaningful movie experience just by watching a variety of different movies and paying close attention to things like lighting, the angles of shots, the type of music for certain scenes etc... . However, just watching movies won’t complete the package, find someone who is making movies consistently and talk your way onto the team, even if you have to start as a production assistant standing by to take care of small chores that pop up throughout the day. Even this could be a tough position to get into, but if you offer to work just for experience or deferred payment, more than likely you will beat out the competition. You could end up in a position which will ultimately lead to making money.

You can also utilize your local bookstore or library and read a book about film making, find one that can teach you all the technical things you need to know about film making. This Fall the will offer a wide range of opportunities for young movie makers that really mean business. They won't be free, then again nothing worthwhile ever is.-

Jefford Curre' and the birth of the Bahamas movie industry

How It All Began

The call of an ingenious visionary to lead the forefront of a new era in cinema history, now known as the Bahamas movie industry.

Once upon a time, in a land not too far away called the Bahamas, there lived a little boy named Jefford Curre’. One day while out to the shopping center with his mother, he was intrigued by how much fun the little people were having inside the store T V set.Without hesitation he made his way to the back of the TV, to see if he could get inside. As he inquired about the little people, his mother explained that they were movie stars. His family was a part of a strict religious order and she wasted no time expounding that movie stars don’t go to Heaven. Missing out on a little milk and honey did not exactly concern Jefford, because the family’s refrigerator always had a great supply of milk. However, when his mother elaborated about the hell fire and brimstone, it almost scared the living day lights out of him. Jefford’s desire to be in the movies never left, but all desire to qualify himself as a movie star was no longer a burning issue. In his child like mind, he devised the perfect plan. He won’t be a movie star, he would just be a guy in the movies, pretending to be a movie star. Later on, as time went by, his parents had modernized their views on the world of movie making.

In 1990, Jefford Curre’ decided to follow up on an earlier vision that was downloaded to him on the necessity to kick-start an indigenous movie industry in the Bahamas. He requested his parents to grant him advance access to his share of the inherited family property, in order to use as collateral for a bank loan. While most of his peers were busy using their money to stay in the latest fashion, updated motor vehicles or build houses, Jefford Curre’s focus remained with a great degree of concern on the nerve dangling fact that his homeland was almost solely depending on tourism. He thought the nation was a sitting duck for an economic crisis, with little or no new industry of global proportion in sight. It did not look good, but it was obviously an issue few wanted to acknowledge as a potential problem. Driven by a sense of mission and destiny, Jefford Curre’ decided that it was time to take action to develop a solution, to buffer potential future crisis.

This story will continue tomorrow on

Entering the Bahamas Film Industry as a writer.

Writing your first screenplay.

Go simple, learn fast. The tricks and the trade of successful Bahamian movie industry writers.


If you missed the opportunity to train at the Megavision Kingdom, there may still be hope for you. Stars In Paradise would like to share a few tips to get you started.

Pick a subject you know well. If you don’t know how to write, then that’s okay, you can just start writing your first draft the way you write, to get the story out of your head and onto paper, but it’s a good idea to take some writing classes so you can learn the standard format, so your script will make sense to others in the industry. The important thing is just to get started and push hard to a finish. -

Cure-free, drug-free Bahamas film set.

The Bahamas film industry has evolved as a royal culture of fun, frolic and discipline while making millions and attracting only the best from around the world.
Have you ever felt the urge to just drop everything and start living the life you know you were born to live? Well you are not alone and it may well be a clear sign that you may be forcing yourself to operate out of your element. It may simply not be your calling. Are you an entrepreneur, student, writer or career changing professional? Are you seriously looking for an opportunity to lighten up, reduce the mundane stress factor and have more fun while making a living? THEN WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
Keep it simple, fulfilling and profitable. If you are not in the mood for smoking, cursing, drinking, doing drugs and you don’t mind training with some of the hottest chicks and the coolest guys on the planet, we invite you to send in your resume or an introductory letter. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you are or what you are doing. If you are ready to make a change, we would love to hear from you. There is a catch, you must be open for training or flexible enough to be re-trained into our success proven way of box-office career development. -

Friday, August 30, 2013

Keep up with "Stars in Paradise"

Stay ahead of the box-office game with "Stars In Paradise".

"Stars In Paradise" magazine is the Bahamas leading movie industry business publication.
It is highly focused and dedicated to keeping its readers up-dated on the latest developments as it relates to movie premiers, film festivals, productions, employment, internship, training, and investment opportunities in the Bahamas Film Industry.

Box office players around the world count on "Stars In Paradise" magazine to stay ahead of the game and maximize return on their investments in the fast growing Bahamas movie market.

Jefford Curre's pioneering start of the Bahamas Movie Industry continues to inspire filmmakers everywhere.

Why is Jefford Curre’s “Paradise Intrigue” the most anticipated, if not the most important movie of the Bahamas new number one industry?

Before the making of “Paradise Intrigue”, the elusive Jefford Curre’ was the Bahamas’ best kept secret, now the whole world is on to them. Like a “Bond style” bounty hunter, running real life intervention missions for the Bahamas government, Jefford Curre’ lived a rather dangerous life. As an English trained specialist, attached to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, he spent more than 5-1/2 years at the center of non-stop classified action, (don’t bother looking up government files, on an official level he never really existed). However, our research interviews among the command infrastructure, clearly confirmed his presence on the scene. Jefford Curre,’ apparently possessed unique leadership skills while operating at the forefront of what is perhaps one of the world’s most dangerous jobs.

Was it business wizardry, visionary faith or just plain luck that prompted the invention of the Bahamas Movie Industry? These are some of the challenging questions that a team of indigenous researchers are attempting to answer, in the new Jefford Curre’ documentary, by Anafu Pictures. In 1990, after completing his first international tour, Jefford Curre’ was inspired toward a new assignment of a higher order. Wasting no time,he began putting into place the fuel that would enable him to start a fire. A fire that soon became a forest blaze of vision, which progressed into the Bahamas' new number one industry. In 1991 he established Megavision Pictures,(the Bahamas first movie company)in Guanahani Village on Cable Beach, Bahamas. With a small team of dedicated specialists, (development unit 1) his first order of business was to conduct feasibility studies. After overcoming huge pioneering obstacles, he completed development research, with sufficient data to justify the mission toward the creation of a new industry for the Bahamas.

By the Spring of 1994, with savvy negotiations and the assistance of visionary resort operators, the young pioneering entrepreneur moved his office onto Paradise Island and incorporated Megavision Pictures Ltd. Within the first three months he attracted over $27,000,000 in investment interest; along with several dozen projects and film industry related companies, developing under the company’s umbrella. This sparked the official launch of the Bahamas Movie Industry. The indigenous event highlighted that year’s Chamber of Commerce Week, as he officially kicked-off the launch of “PARADISE INTRIGUE” (the Bahamas first movie). It was a summer one could never forget. It was the biggest movie buzz anyone had ever seen on the local scene. Jefford Curre’s Paradise Island, condo took on the atmosphere of a busy Grand Central terminal, an endless stampede of wannabe movie makers, as well as professionals, seeking career change, all aligned themselves to be an important part of the nation’s history. It created (production unit 2) which compromised of almost 4,000 individuals. Many flew in from destinations as far as Europe, Asia, United States, South America and Canada.
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Filmmaking tips from the Bahamas Film Industry

Making your film a reality

If money is no object and you are well established you can make any kind of movie on any subject matter and you can do it on any continent.
if you are just starting out, the best way to make your film a reality without spending a lot of money is to:
1. Base it around the things that you already have.
2.The environment you are in
3.The people around you.
For example, don’t try writing a screenplay that has to take place aboard a speeding yacht, unless you own one or can afford to rent or buy one. If you don’t even know a friend who owns one, the film will never happen.
First, visualize your movie inside your head, shot by shot, cut by cut. Draw out those shots on a storyboard. Next, you’ll need equipment, you don’t have to spend a lot of money on a camera. Just ask a friend or someone you know that has a camera, to borrow their own. Some film schools and civic organizations offer year round training that includes equipment. Finally, there’s post-production. When you have finished shooting your movie, you need to find a good processor to develop your film. Sometimes they give discount rates to students or low – budget productions. Lastly, you will need to edit. After it’s changed to video format you can use a video editing system like: Final cut pro or Avid to do your editing.-

Making it from script to screen and beyond in the Bahamas Film Industry

New development deals by Megavision Pictures

Megavision Pictures has entered development deals with 15 box-office entrepreneurs who are embracing a limited open window to take their story from manuscript to big screen. The major challenge among many is to make the transition to full time careers by the end of the year

What's your place in the Bahamas new number one industry?

2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Megavision Pictures and the rise of the Bahamas Film Industry.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Part 1 Million dollar secrets of the Bahamas Film Industry

Closely Guarded Secrets of

“Made For Movie” Money

If you are new in the film/entertainment business, your biggest problem will be finding finances for your film. Though there are many options you can take, more than likely you may only be aware of a few. Such as: applying for grants, borrowing money from banks, relatives or friends. These channels very often do not work out for the artist in the long run, but it is a quick way to get into the game.

The best way to finance a film is in an investment consortium, under the guidance of a mentor, who by the way can be very instrumental in helping you to acquire your own money eventually. Oh, did I say the taboo controlling word, "mentor"? Yes, mentor. Mentor in this day and age? Yes, a mentor is someone who activates the humility within you that creates an atmosphere for learning or connecting to a higher level. This person is usually someone you wish to be like and someone secure enough not to worry about the possibility of you succeeding beyond him or her, should fate have it to be. The truth of the matter is, if the relationship is structured properly neither parties would have to be concerned about ending up in an odd or seemingly strained relationship position. Your success will automatically lead to further success for your mentor as it is the law of nature. Extremely successful people working in the Bahamas Film Industry all understand this concept and benefit greatly from it.
For more on how this relationship is structured stay tuned to

Positioning yourself for movie money

If you’re an international money launderer posing as a banker, or a relative of pirates who went legit at the turn of the  century,  you already know about the undiscoverd buried treasures of the Bahamas.    

Why do some film industry operators end up out of operation or regrettably sold out to people who don't really care about anything other than money?
Megavision Kingdom, the in-house training division of Megavision Pictures runs a very interesting program that teaches filmmakers, not only how to make films, but more importantly, how to attract money without losing their own vision.  If the filmmaker loses vision he/she loses identity and integrity. When this happens he has nothing different to offer his starving audience and is no longer unique. At this point  the filmmakers' days are numbered.
Filmmakers in the new emerging global Bahamas film market, might find it not a bad idea to establish their position before forming close working relationships with foreign entities.  
Make no mistake about it, whoever you ask for money will proposition you with a list of conditions.  The key is to find the company that echoes the sentiments that you stand for. For example, if your films or film festival is about spreading democracy, don’t expect the grant organization that believes in dictatorship to fund you.  You will have to change your mind about the governing process and demonstrate that change vividly before you can get the money. 

How many times have you seen filmmakers or film festival operators start out with good intentions about producing movies that encourage good will among all mankind.  Very often we realize after a year or so, their press release starts selling them as an extremist in either race,  creed, color or religion.  This happens because real structure and accountability was missing at the beginning.  There was no clear mission of conviction. To be continued on

Fans win big at The Megavision Network


50 free VIP Invites to comic channel opening event.

Be within the first 50 fans to  identify the heavyweight who recently inked a deal with The Megavision Network and win an invite to attend the opening of Story & Animation channel. 
We will give you a hint: Popeye, Paradise Intrigue, Gulliver's Travels, Betty Boop, Felix the Cat.  Keep up with for details on how and when to enter, it will be given on short notice. 
There will be only one more hint coming, stay alert!

Screen writing for the Bahamas Movie Industry

                                                                   headlines the
Winter season tour
gets high poll ratings
as writers benefit from
movie development deals

Heavily inspired by the success of box-office superstar, Jefford Curre', the inventor of the Bahamas Film Industry, new writers want to make their dreams come true. Whether they are in the Bahamas, San Francisco or Japan, they want to make this happen with their names still on the writing credits on opening night. It's a wishful desire, but few may have the spiritual fortitude or industry connections to lead a convincing Hollywood battle. Writers want the ultimate recognition and career launch, that could derive from just one of their creative works. Keeping your name in the game, is the name of the game, however it is an extremely difficult thing to accomplish in today's box-office world, driven by name power. Labels with contractual obligations of a well stacked established writers roster, will always find it a better business decision to ignore the risky new comer. In the eyes of fast dividend seeking investors, an unknown writer would find it an easier task to locate a needle in a hay stack, than to expect priority consideration. So how exactly does a new writer get his/her name in lights? Well actually they don’t.

Actually that is not entirely true. The really creative unsigned writer can always figure out a way to use a search light or a candle to illuminate his/her name on the final draft. He/she can accomplish this best while sitting in a dark apartment with no electricity, but other than that, there have been very few options, if any. Before you start laughing at the poor little writing people, let us finish. Stars In Paradise have learned through the grape vines of Hollywood, that getting to keep your name on a manuscript is not just a poor unknown or unpublished writers problem. We have found out that even the established season unknown writers with money, family clout, government connections and beautiful faces can't break this almost impenetrable industry fraternity code. Lets try to remain positive and industrially honest when it comes to the success of screenplay manuscripts or books, it's all about who wrote it, not what it's about or how well it's written.

Is there a 21st. century solution to this age old problem? Keep up with Stars In Paradise magazine at We will bring you the latest patented innovations that were unveiled by Jefford Curre' at the 2012 Winter Season presentations of the Box-office Superstar Summit Tour.

Bahamas movie industry. A worldwide thing.

The expansion of Megavision Pictures and the rise of the Bahamas film industry.

Megavision Pictures has succeeded in  improving the entry level protocol for  box-office entrepreneurs. They have successfully engineered a  level playing field that has positioned them to capitalize on the acquisition of key game changing infrastructures.  With an open door invitation to more than 48 countries, Megavision Pictures industry power players could aggressively lead private sector funding of programs and initiatives that works well with local government, and the growing needs of  box-office entrepreneurs.   

  Out of 86 proposals received over the past 24 months, only 20 have reached a point of consideration.  Even fewer will make it to the finish line.  All proposals are vigorously discussed and debated by Megavision Pictures review division.  The grinding principle in their  decision making process is to determine a core champion excellence that the company can support in the individual, as they explore the  highest commercial potential within the submitted material. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Enter the top secret world Jefford Curre'

Understanding the world of Jefford Curre' Exposing the truth behind the intrigue.

Stars In Paradise peeps into the top secret world  of  Jefford Curre' , a man embraced with a sense of mission that's often misunderstood.  Stars In Paradise takes you on a rare look into the private life of the Bahamas leading man of action.  Coming this March on The Megavision Network

Plus, what's on the slate for the months ahead as Megavision Pictures, the Bahamas first movie company reloads for an all out battle to maintain its lead position. The question is, does it have what it takes to meet the challenges ahead?

Bahamas film, movie & television leading publication. Bahamas film, movie & television leading publication

Stay ahead of the box-office game with

"Stars In Paradise".

"Stars In Paradise" magazine is the Bahamas leading movie industry business publication.
It is highly focused and dedicated to keeping its readers up-dated on the latest developments as it relates to movie premiers, film festivals, productions, employment, internship, training, and investment opportunities in the Bahamas Film Industry.

Box office players around the world count on "Stars In Paradise" magazine to stay ahead of the game and maximize return on their investments in the fast growing Bahamas movie market.

Jefford Curre' congratulates Sir Sidney Poiter

Coming up: Jefford Curre'
the star of "Paradise Intrigue"
congratulates the
Oscar winning
Sir Sidney Poitier


Megavision Pictures. The gateway to success for the Bahamian film maker

Bahamian movie makers reload for success as they focus on Megavision Pictures.

Succeeding in the film business is like diving
from a skyscraper into a glass of water.
You must be highly focused, completely on target
and a little bit crazy.

Unless you have the time and money to waste,
it would be wise to work with people who understand your needs, as well as the market you are trying to reach. - it's understandable why the confidence of the Bahamas is in megavision pictures it's sustainable track record to survive as a business entity sets it apart from the pack. It is the most trusted Bahamas brand in the global film market. That trusted is extended from the prestigious corridors of hollywood studios to the power coated sidewalks of wall street. -

You're history!

You're history! You may be in Bahamas movie history an don't even know it.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Megavision Pictures newest cinema innovations

New technology, new approach.
Delivering broad audience blockbusters.

Stars in Paradise is investigating rumors in the Bahamas Film Industry that indicates that Megavision Pictures could release information on its blockbuster lineup for 2013 as early as next week. If that proves to be true, don't expect to see these movies hanging on the "hope I make it list" of any film festival.

Megavision Pictures has participated in a number of high-end research which have resulted in the development of a new approach to theatrical distribution . You may want to pay close attention to the entertainment trade publications over the next few months.

Bahamas' first movie company leads the future

Megavision Pictures, a clear and decisive model of 21st century leadership.

Under the creative direction of box-office superstar, owner, Jefford Curre', Megavision Pictures exhibits a clear and decisive model of 21st century leadership. As the company assumes its position as a world class brand, it continues to focus on highly motivated students and career changing professionals. Megavision Pictures is bringing new meaning to the phrase “The world’s a stage and all are actors". Impressively surviving almost two decades of the Bahamas’ cinematic dark ages, Megavision Pictures has emerged onto the international scene as a beacon of brilliance, with a show of incredible strength, rising even beyond the fog of a worldwide recession. -

Jefford Curre'. At the core of the Bahamas Film Industry.

Jefford Curre'.
Could he be among the few
positioned well enough
to take the Bahamas
movie industry to the
next level?

With all odds stacked against him, he started his journey as a shy, nerdy, skinny kid, living on a dead end street on the 7 by 21 mile island of New Providence in the Bahamas. Challenging times, hard work, bee stings and fierce discipline, has no doubt played a major role in Jefford Curre’s evolution into a world class, award winning talent. With a whole lot of help, he is successfully rewriting the rules of box-office super-stardom.
To some, he’s a jet setting playboy with a “Midas” touch, to others, he’s a trusted spiritual leader. Whatever your conclusion may be, one thing remains clear and without contest, Jefford Curre’ is more than just a leader, he is an artist beyond compare, and a powerful inspiration to anyone who struggles to make impossible dreams come true.

Follow the path and find out why they call him the Bahamas' leading man of action.

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Beyond festivals, Film Financing In The Bahamas Film Industry

Continuing the conversation on "Positioning Yourself For Money" from January 30th 2013. Focusing on the importance of trust and mentor-ship in the Bahamas movie and television industry.

 Now lets continue on. Covenant partners mentor-ship is an ancient bonding technique used to guarantee generation success.   It’s more like an insurance program bonded by spiritual connection or a sincerely deep level of commitment.  It has been said that to enter and pull out of such a bond,  brings a curse on the life of the faint-hearted, and  to stay faithful to the covenant, brings enormous prosperity. Well that is what they say, but each of us in the entertainment business can decide whether to believe it or not.

Stars In Paradise would like to point out that  studio executives are approached every day and at any given time,  by highly qualified people, with a variety of propositions and proposals.  Being highly qualified sometimes has its drawbacks, especially when the executives are in the market for teachable individuals who can execute new innovations.  Being  qualified and set in the ways of previous training sometimes don't fit the demands.  This is because qualification usually comes with an attitude that says  "I know what to do, let me do this thing better, give me the job and back off until pay day".  Sometimes it is quite true that the individual may have a lot to offer, but if your attitude lacks humility and show clear signs that you are not teachable when it comes to another way of  achieving the same thing, you won’t get in.  

 There is very little an individual can do to change qualifications earned over long years of study and hard work, but there is a lot one can do to change an attitude that’s slowing them down.  First,  you must put yourself in the other person’s shoe.  If an individual has built an interesting empire, they have done it by doing things a certain way.  It has worked for them and has helped them progress consistently.  Asking them to adapt to your way, which is yet to be proven beneficial is be continued... -

Paradise Intrigue. A worldwide thing.

The mystery unfolds 


"Mystery man invited me to his water front house for a dinner talk.  He always seemed to be ahead of the game when it came to making changes in the nation's intelligence agenda.      He clearly saw an opportunity to achieve something that could not be accomplished even with 10,000 under cover operations."

Jefford Curre' "Paradise Intrigue" gears up for a spine dangling worldwide

Monday, August 26, 2013

Who is reading Stars In Paradise?

Readers profile

Movie acquisition executives with the power to make buying decisions.

Savvy professionals looking for entry level employment positions or investment opportunities in the Bahamas film industry.

Students looking for high merit internship and travel opportunities.


Students! Here's your big break into the Bahamas Film Industry

Here's your big break! Now all you have to do is blow it!

Becoming a published “Stars In Paradise”reporter can change your life.  Even as a volunteer freelance writer there’s no telling how far you can advance.

1.You can put it on a resume! This will demonstrate that you have a great command of the English language.

2.You will have the opportunity to build important relationships with other important people you will meet during interviews, press gatherings, parties and special events.

3.You will greatly improve your professional image at home and abroad. Future employers will find you far more attractive because of your new found status in the film entertainment industry.

4.It could be a training opportunity or entry level position of a new career. A prestigious “Stars In Paradise” reporter is a highly respected individual worldwide.

5.You can use your new found position to impress and attract new friends or loved ones, and when you start to make real money from your talent, you will have someone to share it with.

6.You will be instrumental in keeping an unbiased view of the development of the Bahamas’ film industry, and build a reputation that will make you a trusted voice in the eyes of savvy decision makers.

7.Whoever assumed you were just a lazy bum, sitting around the house all day, watching TV, wearing out the sofa, and eating all the food out of the refrigerator, will realize how much they had underestimated you.

If you live in the Bahamas, frequently attend film industry events in the Bahamas, or report on indigenous Bahamian film projects in progress anywhere in the world, this could be your opportunity to become a published “Stars In Paradise” reporter.