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Confed Centre offers Viking River Cruise...

Confederation Centre is offering a new way to support arts programming at the Centre this fall. The  [ ... ]

A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 6 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

Bluefin set for Toronto premiere

On December 19 at 6:30 pm, the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is hosting the Toronto premiere of writer/director John Hopkins’ NFB documentary Bluefin as part of Hot Docs’ Films Changing the World Series, which brings together must-see docs revealing staggering new perspectives and stories. Hopkins, winner of the 2017 Wildlife Award at San Francisco’s International Ocean Film Festival as well as Best
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The Lost Gardens

The Lost Gardens
Rabbit Hole Studios wins at Gameacon Crystal Awards

On October 28, 2017, The Lost Gardens, by Island company Rabbit Hole Studios, was named Fan Favorite Digital Game in this year’s Gameacon Crystal Awards held in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The Gameacon Crystal Awards honour the best indie titles of the year, present at the event, in multiple categories (best gameplay, best art, best music and
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PEI-made film on addictions

A new Prince Edward Island-made short film speaks to the importance of seeking help as the first step in recovering from addiction.

Health PEI commissioned Island filmmaker Jenna MacMillan to bring greater awareness to addictions and their relationship to mental health. The 10-minute documentary-style short includes interviews with clinicians from a variety of services available to Islanders and
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Pop Up Film Festival

Pop Up Film Festival with The Spirit of Open Mic directed by Joscelynne Bordeaux, Three Point Hitch by Kier Kenny, Black Guitar by Devin Cassario and Beautiful Edge by Monica Lacey, plus other short films, takes place at 7:30 pm November 3 at Hot Shots Lounge, 101 Longworth Ave, Charlottetown. Info: 902-940-5864

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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Some Upcoming Events

Jack Frost Winterfest

February 16–18
Charlottetown The Jack Frost Winterfest presented by Island Coastal, returns to Cha [ ... ]

Ho-Ho-Home for the Holidays

Stand up comedy at The Guild December 23
The Guild Five PEI-born​ ​comedians​ ​will [ ... ]

QEH fundraisers

3rd Annual QEH Fundraising Concert Series  Select dates
Select locations  For the third y [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]

2017 Symons Medal

Prestigious honour to be awarded to the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Confederation Centre of the [ ... ]

CCOA will livestream 2017 Symons Lecture

On November 23 at 12 pm Confederation Centre of the Arts will livestream, in both official languages [ ... ]