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Start with a Seedling

Start with a Seedling is a unique intergenerational program that brings together community volunteer [ ... ]

Age-Friendly Communities

The City of Summerside Age-friendly Cities Committee (AFCC) is building a 20-member team of senior m [ ... ]

Joey Weale

Joey Weale

Island Imagemakers
by Dave Stewart

Joey Weale has been a part of PEI’s film and theatre scene for longer than you’d think, both onstage/on camera and behind the scenes. What’s uniquely characteristic about Joey’s film work here on the Island, to this point, is his use of Super 8 film stock to create short action oriented films that are completely without dialogue.

Dave: How’d you get started
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Cake Walk on Slice

Cake Walk on Slice
Gordon Bailey joins judging panel for the Wedding Cake Edition

Comedienne and actress Caroline Rhea (The Caroline Rhea Show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) returns to Canada to host Cake Walk: Wedding Cake Edition. In the new high-stakes cake design competition series, Canadian cake designers race against the clock to create a dream wedding cake for one lucky couple. Joining Caroline Rhea is a panel
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PEI Shorts at Atlantic Film Festival

PEI Shorts at Atlantic Film Festival

Two short films from the Island have been selected for screening at the 2011 Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax this Sept. Vast is the story of a teen who wakes up to discover the rest of humanity has disappeared. Written and produced by first time director Harmony Wagner, this psychologically thriller was winner of the 2011 Island Media Arts Festival People’s Choice Award. Lucky 7 tells the story
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Screenwriters Bootcamp

Island writers pitch projects and attend panel sessions

During the PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp held in Charlottetown recently, sixteen emerging writers spent four days developing their various projects, and had the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a contingency of producers and broadcasters.

One of the highlights of this year’s event came when three participants were invited to pitch their
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Five New Short Films

As part of Charlottetown’s 2011 Cultural Capital of Canada designation, the City of Charlottetown, in partnership with the Island Media Arts Coop (IMAC), the Island Film Factory (IFF) and the Interactive Media Alliance (IMA), has announce the creation of five original short films and interactive media works.

Local filmmakers and media artists were invited to submit proposals that incorporated in
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Angora Napkin Online

Writer/artist Troy Little, the co-creator of the cult favorite Angora Napkin announced recently that he will begin serializing his Eisner nominated graphic novel online.

Angora Napkin is the pop music trio Beatrice, Molly & Mallory who optimistically stumble into trouble with the macabre. It’s a quasi-sexy romp that walks a fine line between nice and nightmare.

Angora Napkin was created by
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Festival a Success

Festival a Success
Re-cap of 2nd Island Media Arts Festival

The second annual Island Media Arts Festival, held in May, was an inspiring success. There were Directing Workshops with Canadian director Michael Kennedy; panel sessions with industry experts including Gerry Flahive, Julie Giles, Evan Jones, Rick Hancox, and Louise Bourque; a special screening and keynote with George Semsel, Professor Emeritus of Film; a
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Island Film Factory

Island Film Factory
Independent Island producers form new organization

In effort to support Prince Edward Island’s film and digital media scene and foster new growth, a group of independent Island producers have formed the Island Film Factory, an organization dedicated to the promotion and expansion of the entertainment industry on PEI.

“Film and digital media is a great export for PEI,” says President Mark
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Wave Award to Cheryl Wagner

Wave Award to Cheryl Wagner

Islander Cheryl Wagner was honoured with a Wave Award for her outstanding achievements in television and new media in Halifax in March. Presented at the inaugural film, television and new media conference Women Making Waves, hosted by the Atlantic chapter of Women in Film and Television (WIFT-AT), Wagner was one of four recipients of the juried prize for outstanding contribution to the field.

Cheryl
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PEI Music Videos

PEI Music Videos

Island Image Makers
by Dave Stewart

With the ECMAs taking place here on PEI this month, it seemed fitting for Island Image Makers to get all music-like and focus on Island music videos. I asked some of the folks who’d previously been the subject of an Island Image Maker profile for their picks for favourite PEI music videos. Here’s what some of them had to say:

Peter G. Murphy: Racoon Bandit – Hat.
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The Red Dirt Road

Margie Carmichael’s stories adapted into new production Until September 21 (select dates)
The Mack [ ... ]

The House of Martin Guerre concert prese...

September 18
Homburg Theatre The Confederation Centre of the Arts is bringing The House of Martin Gu [ ... ]

Musical theatre blues

On the Road with Dutch Mason starring John Connolly Select dates to September 22
The Mack The “Pr [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]