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Kirk J. Buchanan

About the Director:

Kirk J. Buchanan has been one of the leading Production Managers in film and video on the local media landscape. Prior to joining the Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC) in 2000, he held senior management positions at CVM Television as Production & Training Manager up until 1998 when he was appointed General Manager of CVM Productions Ltd. He was also Manager for the Television Department of Jamaica Information Service (JIS) where he worked for 12 years.

He holds a joint UWI/MIND Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management. He received his technical and other management training from the Radio Netherlands Training Centre, Holland British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC Institute of Management and Production (IMP) and, Administrative Staff College, in Jamaica. He has participated in several film and video production seminars as well as media courses conducted locally and overseas, including a workshop in radio and television production on “”The Relevance of the Media for Adolescents Growing up in Island Societies”” in Cotonou, Benin, Africa and, a radio and television seminar for Senior Managers and Officials conducted by the State Administration of Radio Film and Television of China (SARFT).

He is currently the Deputy CEO, Director of Production for the Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC) where he oversees the production of a number of award-winning documentaries, dramas and features.

Project Title: Uptown Bangarang

 

 

Kirk J. Buchanan has been one of the leading Production Managers in film and video on the local media landscape. Prior to joining the Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC) in 2000, he held senior management positions at CVM Television as Production & Training Manager up until 1998 when he was appointed General Manager of CVM Productions Ltd. He was also Manager for the Television Department of Jamaica Information Service (JIS) where he worked for 12 years.

He holds a joint UWI/MIND Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management. He received his technical and other management training from the Radio Netherlands Training Centre, Holland British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC Institute of Management and Production (IMP) and, Administrative Staff College, in Jamaica. He has participated in several film and video production seminars as well as media courses conducted locally and overseas, including a workshop in radio and television production on “”The Relevance of the Media for Adolescents Growing up in Island Societies”” in Cotonou, Benin, Africa and, a radio and television seminar for Senior Managers and Officials conducted by the State Administration of Radio Film and Television of China (SARFT).

He is currently the Deputy CEO, Director of Production for the Creative Production & Training Centre (CPTC) where he oversees the production of a number of award-winning documentaries, dramas and features.

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