Filmmakers

Lisa Harewood – Writer/Director

Lisa Harewood, copyright Sophie Wallace 2012

Lisa Harewood is Barbadian filmmaker and video producer who has spent over 15 years making cotent for corporate and NGO clients. Her film work focusses on stories about lesser-known aspects of Caribbean culture and society. Auntie is her debut effort as a writer/director. She is also the Creative Director of the Barrel Stories Project, a transmedia exploration of the film’s themes.

Lisa previously produced a feature A Hand Full of Dirt, and was named one of Reelworld Foundation’s Emerging 20 Filmmakers. She has an M.A. in Creative and Media Enterprises from Warwick University, and an MA in Documentary Production from University of the West of England. She splits her time between the UK and Barbados.

Ian Smith – Producer

Producer, Ian Smith

Ian Smith is a secondary school teacher in Barbados who in 2000 had his first taste of video production when he produced corporate audio-visual material for local and international organisations including the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Ian Smith is a secondary school teacher in Barbados who has produced corporate audio-visual material for local and international organisations including the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Ian was part of a group whose mission was to assist in the development of Barbados’ fledgling film industry. Over six years he used his experience and unique perspective as an educator to source and curate audio-visual material, as well as produce several original educational films.

Full credits

Auntie on IMDb