Private Project


RIDDIM a Slice of Life Musical Documentary. Takes place in the village of Fyzabad, Trinidad and Tobago. Where Drum Master Veront Floyd takes on the challenge of teaching traditional Pathwa , folk songs and Lavaway, to the village Youths. Riddim explores the process of making and learning music from oral traditions using drums and percussive techniques. in today digital age, RIDDIM sets out to be A slice of life experience, to remind us how Human we are, and that music isn't always generated but felt.

  • Makesi Algernon
  • Veront Floyd
    Key Cast
    "Musical Director"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    21 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 12, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Trinidad and Tobago
  • Country of Filming:
    Trinidad and Tobago
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Director Biography - Makesi Algernon

Makesi Algernon “MAKASI” is a Graduate of UTT APA with over a decade of Experience in carnival and community game development. As a technical developer, Makasi as skilled in web 3 development, technical theater and Game design. As an artist his major styles of expression are Light painting, Stop-motion Animation, Music and slice of life to capture the beauty of play and the various cultures it in habits whether, in mas traditions, tribal and many others. His passion for the arts sets him a cut above the rest when it comes to culture. His dream is to develop a carnival Game world hub experience that builds on the joy of adventuring and leveling up in festive and cultures. Makesi Found several Game and art development companies Such as Scraphill Studios, Coded -Arts, ESCL, 60 fps bar and gaming lounge to name a few. He worked alongside and was mentored by some of the great carnival legends of the Caribbean, such as, Dr Eintou Pearl Springer, Tony Hall, Sonja Dumas, Wendell Manwarren and the Cut and Clear Crew, Freetown Collective Just to name a few.

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