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Communication tool for film

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has announced support for Onset Communication Inc. to develop, build and market a new wireless communication tool for PEI’s film industry. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing a $160,000 repayable contribution to the company to develop and commercialize its proprietary tablet app that allows directors,
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Heritage Minute

Heritage Minute
L. M. Montgomery featured

Historica Canada launched a new Heritage Minute to coincide with 2018 International Women’s Day on March 8. 

The new Heritage Minute features PEI literary icon L. M. Montgomery and was created in consultation with UPEI past-president Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Epperly and Montgomery scholars Dr. Mary Rubio and Dr. Laura Robinson.

Dr. Epperly is an internationally
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Meet Spinch

Meet Spinch
Indie games meets indie comics—Queen Bee Games

Queen Bee Games, artist Jesse Jacobs, and musician James Kirkpatrick (Thesis Sahib) have announced their partnership on the production of Spinch, a fast running, sensory experience that combines the tradition of artistic indie games with the spirit of indie comics. 

Transcend the material realm and enter into a world teeming with psychedelia.
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100-day Field Trip

100-day Field Trip
Terrence Taylor builds online community via video content

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Imagine being able to exchange video content for travel resources? Well, that is exactly what Terrence Taylor Media (TTM) has set out to do through a 100-day field trip around the world.

Terrence Taylor, founder of TTM, says young content creators living and working in Atlantic Canada should travel to
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Discover Charlottetown videos

Discover Charlottetown has announced the launch of 4 video ads for its 2018 marketing campaign. It’s the first time the city’s destination marketing organization has created an ad exclusively targeted at the millennial traveller, marking a new focus for the city’s tourism operators. Discover Charlottetown hired Furrow Creative to produce the videos and will release them in targeted geographic
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Make It Your Business

Make It Your Business
New video series about family violence in public places

With the support and vision of the City of Charlottetown Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Taskforce, Family Violence Prevention Services has launched a new video series that takes aim at family violence in public places and work environments.

The “Make it Your Business” video series offers brief, practical examples of how to recognize signs of family
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IMAC is now FilmPEI

IMAC is now FilmPEI

Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) is now officially named FilmPEI. The name change reflects the growing role of the organization to support and sustain media arts and to build a vibrant film industry on Prince Edward Island.

Along with the new name, FilmPEI is getting a new home and asking Islanders to help them build it. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign (fundrazr.com/supportfilmpei
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Bluefin making a splash

Bluefin making a splash
Latest award is Best Documentary at California Film Awards

Prince Edward Island Filmmaker John Hopkins’ National Film Board documentary Bluefin was the Grand Winner and recipient of the 2017 Best Documentary Feature at the California Film Awards recently in San Diego. 

The California Film Awards recognizes and celebrates important world cinema that represents the forefront of aesthetic,
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The Child Remains

The Child Remains
The Charlottetown Film Society screening at City Cinema

A special screening of award-winning Nova Scotia filmmaker, Michael Melski’s latest feature film, The Child Remains, is planned for January 21 at 2 pm at City Cinema, Charlottetown. The film was selected as one of five to be presented at the Charlottetown Film Society’s Popup Festival celebrating Telefilm Canada’s 50th Anniversary.

The story
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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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