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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 [ ... ]

Open Studio Days

Artisan PEI proudly hosts a Fall PE Island–wide tour of Open Studio Days with live demonstrations, [ ... ]

New Anne movie

New Anne movie
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables

A new two-hour original movie Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables from Breakthrough Entertainment will debut on Corus Entertainment’s YTV in 2016. Now in production in Canadian locations, Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, based on the classic Anne series of novels, is reimagined by Breakthrough in association with the author’s
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Island Filmmakers Top in 15

Three well-known island filmmakers, currently living in Toronto, have reached the TOP 15 in Cineplex’s Canada-wide Million Dollar Cinecoup Accelerator competition with their feature comedy John Goes to the Olympics. For writer/director Dominique Girouard, and producers Micah Martin and Jarren Richards, the goal is nothing less than a 1st place finish, and a limited release in Cinepelex theatres
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Our Universe At War web series

Our Universe At War web series

“Our Universe At War,” the 3d animated web series, blasts its way into June. Island based artist, Jim MacKay is its creator and director. 

The 8 part sci-fi web series is releasing new episodes weekly on vimeo and youtube. The story begins with a galaxy on the brink of war. Ultimately, the fate of an empire will rest on the choice of one man. In 2012, Jim began production on a new web
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Wave Awards

Wave Awards

The 2015 Wave Awards and winner of the BravoFacy pitch competition were named recently. Honouring outstanding contributions by women in film, television and digital media in Atlantic Canada, the Wave Awards went to Catherine Martin of Truro, Renee Laprise of Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland’s Marlene Cahill. Truro’s Leah Johnston was the winner of the BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian
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Telefilm Microbudget Program

Telefilm Microbudget Program

IMAC has chosen Adam Perry’s feature film proposal A Small Fortune as this year’s IMAC recommended submission to the Telefilm Microbudget Program. It will be juried along with 30 other film submissions from across Canada. Should Perry be selected he will be granted $120 000 to make his feature film A Small Fortune. The film follows Irish moss farmer Kevin Doucette who discovers a bag of money in
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Rabbit Hole Studios Launch

Rabbit Hole Studios Launch

Rabbit Hole Studios, a video game production company run by Holland College Video Game Art and Animation (VGAA) graduate Courtney Gaudet and her business partner Scott Humes, launched its first game on New Year’s Eve. Spirit of Adventure takes youngsters aged 5 and up along on the journey of an imaginative little girl named Lily as she treks through the forest of her imagination. She is
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Jackie Torrens’ Edge of East

Jackie Torrens’ Edge of East

PEI’s Jackie Torrens has launched a new documentary, Edge of East, which was recently named one of the top ten films to watch at the Atlantic Film Festival 2014 by The Coast Weekly.

Newly founded Halifax based production company, Peep Media Inc, screened Edge of East, their first documentary, at both the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax and at the Island Media Arts Festival (IMAF) in
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Support City Cinema Indiegogo Campaign

Support City Cinema Indiegogo Campaign

City Cinema is Atlantic Canada’s only full-time independent arthouse cinema. Throughout their history, they’ve been strong supporters of Canadian, international, and independent filmmakers. To ensure its future in the new digital age of cinema, the Cinema is becoming a non-profit organization. They’re reaching out to movie lovers locally and around the world for support with an Indiegogo campaign.
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Kuperman to Shoot

Kuperman to Shoot
Feature length comedy goes into production on PEI

Kuperman, a full-length indie comedy movie, goes into production on the Island in late Sept. Written by Jason Rogerson and Harmony Wagner of Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures, Kuperman was selected by Telefilm Canada for a $120,000 production grant through the Micro-Budget Production Program. This 1.5 million dollar fund was designed to support
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AirCanada enRoute Film Festival

AirCanada enRoute Film Festival

PEI animator Laura Stewart’s most recent animated film, Blobby, has been selected to be a part of Air Canada’s enRoute Film Festival. Blobby is a short stop motion animation about an old man who is followed around his home by a blob as he goes about his daily life. As a part of the festival, Blobby will be broadcast on AirCanada’s in-flight entertainment systems for the month of Nov, and take part
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Some Upcoming Events

ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island ...

November 8–10 & 15–17
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Ra [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]