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PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

The Stats of Life casting call

CBC is casting singles, couples and families for The Stats of Life. They are looking for families an [ ... ]

Kooperman online

Kooperman online
Feature film for free

Starting on May 5, the Island-made comedy movie Kooperman will be available to view free online. To celebrate the launch, there will be a free screening of the film at Lightning Bolt Comics, 99 Grafton Street, Charlottetown, that evening at 8 pm. Admission to this screening is open to 14A viewers until capacity is reached.

Starring all Island talent, Kooperman tells the story
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The Stats of Life casting call

CBC is casting singles, couples and families for The Stats of Life. They are looking for families and people of all ethnicities, all religions, and all genders. The show explores how families and individuals across the country live. It features statistics and graphics to compare/contrast different households. Filming takes place this summer and fall with four days of filming. www.cbc.c a/thestatsoflife/

Communication tool for film

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has announced support for Onset Communication Inc. to develop, build and market a new wireless communication tool for PEI’s film industry. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing a $160,000 repayable contribution to the company to develop and commercialize its proprietary tablet app that allows directors,
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Heritage Minute

Heritage Minute
L. M. Montgomery featured

Historica Canada launched a new Heritage Minute to coincide with 2018 International Women’s Day on March 8. 

The new Heritage Minute features PEI literary icon L. M. Montgomery and was created in consultation with UPEI past-president Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Epperly and Montgomery scholars Dr. Mary Rubio and Dr. Laura Robinson.

Dr. Epperly is an internationally
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Meet Spinch

Meet Spinch
Indie games meets indie comics—Queen Bee Games

Queen Bee Games, artist Jesse Jacobs, and musician James Kirkpatrick (Thesis Sahib) have announced their partnership on the production of Spinch, a fast running, sensory experience that combines the tradition of artistic indie games with the spirit of indie comics. 

Transcend the material realm and enter into a world teeming with psychedelia.
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100-day Field Trip

100-day Field Trip
Terrence Taylor builds online community via video content

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Imagine being able to exchange video content for travel resources? Well, that is exactly what Terrence Taylor Media (TTM) has set out to do through a 100-day field trip around the world.

Terrence Taylor, founder of TTM, says young content creators living and working in Atlantic Canada should travel to
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School video contest

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) has launched its annual high school video contest. With a theme of Focus on Safety, PEI high school students are encouraged to produce a two-minute video on workplace safety for a chance to win $1,000 and another $1,000 for their school. The video contest is part of a nation-wide initiative of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). The
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Discover Charlottetown videos

Discover Charlottetown has announced the launch of 4 video ads for its 2018 marketing campaign. It’s the first time the city’s destination marketing organization has created an ad exclusively targeted at the millennial traveller, marking a new focus for the city’s tourism operators. Discover Charlottetown hired Furrow Creative to produce the videos and will release them in targeted geographic
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Make It Your Business

Make It Your Business
New video series about family violence in public places

With the support and vision of the City of Charlottetown Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Taskforce, Family Violence Prevention Services has launched a new video series that takes aim at family violence in public places and work environments.

The “Make it Your Business” video series offers brief, practical examples of how to recognize signs of family
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IMAC is now FilmPEI

IMAC is now FilmPEI

Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) is now officially named FilmPEI. The name change reflects the growing role of the organization to support and sustain media arts and to build a vibrant film industry on Prince Edward Island.

Along with the new name, FilmPEI is getting a new home and asking Islanders to help them build it. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign (fundrazr.com/supportfilmpei
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Some Upcoming Events

Points East Plein Air Festival

July 4–8
Various locations The Montague Plein-Air Festival has a new name. Now called Points East  [ ... ]

The Leisure Seeker

Until May 26
City Cinema 14A, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Paolo Virzi, Italy/France, 112 m [ ... ]

Album release: Jenni & The Hummingbird

Your Masterpiece May 27
Trailside Café Jenni & The Hummingbird has released her debut EP, Your [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Poetry City

The City of Charlottetown will participate in the Canada-wide Poetry City initiative during April’ [ ... ]

artsVest workshops

artsVest is Business for the Arts’ national flagship program that works direct [ ... ]

East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs  [ ... ]