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Sing-along movies at The College of Piping

With the new Celtic Performing Arts Centre at The College of Piping in Summerside being available all year round, The College invites everyone to join them for a series of Sing-along nights movie nights throughout the year. 

For the first Sing-along of the year, on March 29, you will want to look deep into your closets and attics and dig out your poodle skirts, leather jackets and get ready
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Women Making Waves

Women Making Waves
Filmmakers conference and pitch competition

Women in Film and Television—Atlantic will host this year’s Women Making Wave conference the weekend of March 8 and 9, 2019.

Every year, a contingency of Island filmmakers make their way to Halifax to attend Women Making Waves and join industry representatives from across Atlantic Canada in networking and learning opportunities.

This year, some of the
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Ready for next year

Charlottetown Film Festival goes forward

The annual Charlottetown Film Festival (ChFF) operates under the auspices of The Charlottetown Film Society. The event showcases and celebrates remarkable works by filmmakers from PEI and Atlantic Canada. The Festival is typically held in October and most recently showcased 65 regional films over three days.

Since its inception four years ago, Executive
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Charlottetown Film Society fundraising campaign

The Charlottetown Film Society was established in 2012 with a primary objective to purchase City Cinema in downtown Charlottetown and to continue to operate it as a non-profit. The Society hopes to complete the purchase and assume the operation of the Cinema by early 2019. A fundraising campaign has been launched to support the final step of that journey.

In 2018 the Society was approved as an
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FIN call for entries

The 2019 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival call for entries is officially open.

FIN is currently accepting fiction, documentaries, and animation in both short and feature-length formats from all local, national and international filmmakers. Providing an immersive escape and experience for movie-lovers, filmmakers, and industry professionals worldwide, FIN Atlantic International Film
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Changes for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Changes for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp
Four new workshops added for 2019

FilmPEI has announce the addition of four workshops to be offered during this year’s PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp. Year thirteen of this event will see an increase in training opportunities for anyone interested in developing projects for all forms of screen-based entertainment.

Emerging and mid-career screenwriters, producers and production managers will
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2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition
Call for entries

The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open for Atlantic Canadian youth ages 18 and under. This youth film competition, presented by FIN Kids and DHX Media, is an opportunity encouraging young people to create their very own short films, five minutes or less, to share with an audience on the big screen. 

Easy and free to enter, past
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Canadian Labour International Film Festival

The tenth anniversary Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLIFF) returns to PEI December 3 at 7 pm at CUPE’s Donalda MacDonald Boardroom at 26 Paramount Drive, Charlottetown. This Festival brings the best of labour themed documentaries and animated features to locations across Canada.  

This year’s films include the following:

On Your Own

In this 27 minute film from Director
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National broadcast

National broadcast
Singing To Myself scheduled for AMI-TV

Island-made feature film, Singing To Myself, will broadcast nationally on AMI-TV. Also known as the Accessible Media Inc. network, AMI is a Canadian specialty channel that broadcasts programming for those who are visually or hearing impaired, providing described video and closing captioning for all content. The film will air on December 1, with three more
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Another award for The Song and the Sorrow

Another award for The Song and the Sorrow

The Song and the Sorrow is a new documentary produced by the National Film Board of Canada and directed by PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes. It tells the story of JUNO-Award-winning musician Catherine MacLellan as she seeks a deeper understanding of her father, the late Gene MacLellan, and his struggle with mental health. 

The film premiered at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival in
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