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this town is small Residencies

Ashley Anne Clark and Jared Perry are the two jury-selected artists for the inaugural year of the Pa [ ... ]

WCB recognizes students

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) recognizes high school students from across PEI who participate [ ... ]

Small Town Sessions

Small Town Sessions
Becka Viau imagines and produces collaborations

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

It’s supposed to be a collaboration between a band, filmmakers and an old building. But the building isn’t quite doing its part. Filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes is setting up some lights and the electrical system at All Soul’s Chapel is finding that a bit much. Beautiful light streams in through the stained glass windows,
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Lucky 7 Wraps

Lucky 7 Wraps
Short film finishes shooting in Charlottetown

Lucky 7, the winner of the inaugural CBC 3-2-1 Award, has finished shooting on location in Charlottetown. Written and directed by Jason Rogerson and produced by Harmony Wagner of Periscope Pictures, the short film won the funding prize at last year’s Island Media Arts Festival. With additional support from the Island Media Arts Co-op and the PEI
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Mille’s Viral Film

Mille’s Viral Film
Documentary racks up Vimeo hits

The new short documentary by local filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes entitled December in Toronto recently went “viral.” At noon on January 7 Millefiore Clarkes posted her video on the website Vimeo.com. By noon on January 8 her video had been watched by 11,000 people from locations across the globe, and after four days online it had reached over 40,000. “It was an
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IMAC Projects

The Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) has a number of projects beginning in 2011.

IMAC will present a series of workshops titled “Lights, Camera, Workshops!” beginning in February and running until April. Thanks to the Community Cultural Partnership program implemented by the Province of PEI, IMAC is able to offer these weekend-long workshops with no fee for participants. Areas covered include:
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Food Country

Food Country
Michael Smith web series features PEI people, places and food

The Culinary Alliance of Prince Edward Island has announced that it has partnered with Chef Michael Smith to showcase the province’s culinary excellence in a new original online web video series, Food Country. The ongoing weekly series features Chef Michael Smith’s food adventures as he sources ingredients throughout the province then
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Adam Perry

Adam Perry

Island Image Makers
by Dave Stewart

Adam Perry is part of a small but choice group of PEI filmmakers I first became aware of about 5 years ago. They were (are) all making interesting, mostly short flicks that reflected PEI with a more wide-reaching sense of humour. Recently, Adam worked with Chef Michael Smith and the Culinary Alliance of Prince Edward Island to create “Food Country,” a web series
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Lucky 7

Lucky 7
Jason Rogerson’s new film project receives CBC 3-2-1 award

After culminating seven successful seasons of Sketch-22 and producing more than 80 short films on a shoestring over the last ten years , Charlottetown’s creative powerhouse Jason Rogerson says that he feels pretty darn lucky to have been awarded CBC’s 3-2-1 Award. The $12,500 prize will go toward his next short film, Lucky 7, a story of an
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Hoppy New Year

Hoppy New Year
BunnyBop! web series for kids is ready to launch

BunnyBop! a new web series for kids, from the creator of the Big Comfy Couch, Cheryl Wagner has completed shooting in Charlottetown. Bringing years of experience in children’s entertainment such as Big Comfy Couch, Poko, Fraggle Rock and Mr. Dressup, Cheryl decided to take a chance on something totally new, making preschool children the stars of the
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Born in PEI

The BORN Co-operative

The BORN Co-operative has produced and released a DVD. Born in PEI, depicts Island families who share their experiences about midwifery and doula care. The DVD can be viewed on You-Tube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-WXH0PnSiQ.

In March, the PEI Department of Health announced their intention to set up a Midwifery Task Force to explore how midwifery services could be
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PEI Film Selected

14 new short films from Canadian directors have been selected for the NSI Online Short Film Festival (www.nsi-canada.ca/film_festival.aspx) hosted by Canada’s National Screen Institute. New films are solicited four times a year. Get details and a submission form at www.nsi-canada.ca/submit.aspx. All films selected to play in the NSI Online Short Film Festival stand a chance of winning the A&E
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The Red Dirt Road

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

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

November 3
Harbourfront Theatre Canadian country star George Canyon is taking his new album, Southsi [ ... ]

9th Grand Ruisseau Song Festival

September 28–30
Mont-Carmel Parish Hall The Coopérative de développement culturel et patrimonial [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]