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Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Gary’s Christmas

6th season for sequenced lights and music show Be a part of the 6th season of Gary's Christmas sequ [ ... ]

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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JoDee Samuelson

JoDee Samuelson

Island Image Makers
by Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart: So, what got you into filmmaking?

JoDee Samuelson: My friend Vian Emery phoned me to say there was an animation workshop at the Island Media Arts Coop and was I interested. At the time I was substitute teaching, and I thought anything would be better than that. I think this workshop was a JDP (Remember those?). We got paid a stipend to show up and
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Food Country

Food Country

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

When chef Michael Smith met Adam Perry, the first thing he asked was what Perry liked to cook. “Um,” Perry mumbled “whatever takes five minutes.”

Surprisingly for a chef, Smith appreciated the answer. He also appreciated the talent and the quirky sensibility evidenced in Perry’s earlier work, profilepei and Jiggers. He hired Perry to be the director, cameraman and
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Blind Potato Jimmy

Blind Potato Jimmy
Richard DesRoches searches for mythical Summerside bluesman

by Peggy Miles

If you’re surfing YouTube, you might come across several absurdly amusing short films that contain familiar Island surroundings. These are the creation of Richard DesRoches, whose films tell random stories of nonsensical happenings. To the viewer, what’s been chronicled might seem like the weekend mayhem of a group of
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At the Vims

At the Vims
Jeremy Larter presents web series Ponderings at 1st Vimeo Festival

Jeremy Larter, creator of the web series Ponderings, was recently in New York City to participate in the 1st annual Vimeo Festival and Awards. The Festival was held October 8 and 9 in Manhatten.

Ponderings, funded and supported by The Island Media Arts Co-op, was shortlisted in the Original Series category. Over 6500 entries were
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Some Upcoming Events

Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]