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Watershed Photo Contest

The Friends of Covehead and Brackley Bays are sponsoring a photography contest that is open to any f [ ... ]

Festive Wreath Contest & Exhibition

It’s time for the annual Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition. Show off your  [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be stopping in various cities and communities across the Maritimes to bring a selection of award-winning short films with compelling stories and visuals directed by Indigenous youth from Eastern Canada to the Indigenous and non-Indigenous public across the country, hoping to help bridge the gap between
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Counting blessings

Counting blessings
Profile: Adam Perry

by Jane Ledwell

By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-half minute short film, A Blessing from the Sea, a “violent thriller” filmed on PEI’s west coast (near Tignish) with mainly Island talent, will have debuted as the closer of the short-film gala at FIN: The Atlantic International Film Festival.

“The film ends on a tense moment, a tense scene” Adam says
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A Blessing from the Sea

A Blessing from the Sea
Island film premieres at Atlantic Film Festival

A short film shot near Skinners Pond and Tignish using largely PEI talent and an Island script will premiere at FIN: the Atlantic International Film Festival in September. A Blessing from the Sea is directed by Adam Perry, written by Perry and Jason Arsenault and produced by Jenna MacMillan and Jason Arsenault.

The film tells the story of two Irish
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Acting for the Camera Workshop with Harmony Wagner

Holland College’s School of the Performing Arts is joining forces with the Charlottetown Film Festival to provide an Acting for the Camera Workshop with director Harmony Wagner.

Ms. Wagner, the Charlottetown-based director, followed up the success of her short film Queen of the Crows—which travelled to the Cannes Film Festival—with two feature films: the comic comedy Kooperman and Singing to
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Charlottetown Film Festival international exchange

The 3rd Annual Charlottetown Film Festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 at City Cinema, is sending a slate of nine short films by Island filmmakers to the Shetland Islands as part of an exchange with their annual film festival Screen Play.

Cheryl Wagner, Executive Director of ChFF17 confessed: “It was difficult to narrow it down to just nine from the deep well of remarkable works by
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Casting call for family violence prevention videos

At the beginning of September, actors should look for a casting call to be part of a unique in Canada video series aimed to help recognize signs of family violence in everyday settings—and to take action to safely intervene.

There will be up to twenty on-screen speaking roles for male, female, and non-binary actors of a variety of ages, abilities, and backgrounds. For those successfully cast,
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Bluefin in UK

Bluefin in UK
John Hopkins’ film nominated at Raindance festival

PEI Filmmaker John Hopkins’ NFB feature documentary Bluefin is continuing its run on the international festival circuit. Most recently the film has been nominated for Best Feature Documentary Award at Raindance, the UK’s largest independent festival (September 20 to October 1), and will screen at the festival. Raindance received a total of 7,500
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Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman, a feature length film comedy produced by Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures, recently screened at Fundy Fan Fest in St. John, New Brunswick.  Fittingly, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Comic Book Men), who receives a shout out in the film, also appeared at St. John’s premiere pop culture festival.

Starring Dylan Miller, Andrew Murray, Matt Harper, Sharlene MacLean, Carl Peterson, Adi Vella,
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Miner Meltdown launched by Charlottetown gaming studio

PEI indie video game development studio Mighty Pebble Games has officially launched its first game, Miner Meltdown, to Steam. The game was in Early Access (beta), but has now been launched in full to the Steam store.

James O’Halloran, owner of Mighty Pebble Games, says, “I’m really excited to put the finishing touches on the game. It’s been over two years in the making and I had a ton of fun
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SOFT SNOW

SOFT SNOW
Art in the Open performance at Beaconsfield

Art in the Open will be presenting SOFT SNOW at Beaconsfield’s The Carriage House as part of their festival this summer on August 26. SOFT SNOW is an immersive video projection and musical performance based on the original contemporary classical musical score by Gerard Luther Clarkes. It is a piece for three voices, a piano and a flute. The piece takes
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Some Upcoming Events

Nichola Goddard fundraising dinner

November 18
Cornwall The 9th annual Nichola Goddard Foundation fundraising dinner will be held from  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside presents

November 8
Cineplex Cinemas Summerside On Wednesday, November 8, Filmworks Summerside presents Breat [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

October 17, 18, 19 & 20
Select locations As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coas [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Full circles

Profile: Aaron Hastelow by Jane Ledwell “Where did the summer go to?” sings the cast of Anne o [ ... ]

The Guest Book: Dr. Alan Reesor

PEI Symphony, then and now On PEI, there is another anniversary besides Canada’s 150th to be cele [ ... ]

Over-the-phone support

Islanders who call 9-1-1 for medical emergencies can now get support over the phone until first resp [ ... ]