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Leadership Training

Holland College is offering a leadership training program for board members and staff of not-for-pro [ ... ]

Christmas Parade applications

November 16 deadline The deadline is fast approaching for entries into the City of Charlottetown’ [ ... ]

Women tackle web series

Women tackle web series
Incubator Program at St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival 

A group of four Atlantic Canadian female media creators took part in the second annual Interactive Incubator Program at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival recently. Among them is Louise Lalonde, PEI Producer and Member of Women in Film and Television-Atlantic.

The winners were selected to advance their

Miner Meltdown

James O’Halloran releases video game from Mighty Pebble Games

Mighty Pebble Games, owned by James O’Halloran, has released the first trailer for a new one-man independent video game studio in Charlottetown.

Miner Meltdown is a 2d team-based competitive multiplayer game. You, the player, are a miner in an underground mine scouring for minerals. As you and your teammates collect minerals, you are

Chef in Your Ear

Food Island Partnership has teamed up with Food Network Canada as a sponsor of the network’s new series Chef in Your Ear. PEI products will be featured in the episode airing October 26 at 10 pm ET/PT on Food Network Canada.

This Food Network Canada partnership is supported by Tourism PEI, Innovation PEI, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the PEI Potato Board, Mussel Industry Council,

Icejam™ to launch mobile game

Charlottetown-based icejam™ is launching its playable data™ platform—a real-time, real-world driven gameplay. The company is working on the development of its market-defining platform, scheduled to debut with the studio’s first game in 2016. The Govt of Canada is supporting icejam games inc. with a contribution of $478,775 through ACOA’s Business Dev Program. The Government of PEI has approved

Kooperman opens

Kooperman opens
Feature by Harmony Wagner premieres at Atlantic Film Festival

Kooperman, the first feature film by Prince Edward Island director Harmony Wagner, is making its world premiere at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax. The film debuts September 19 at 9:45 pm at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane.

Winner of the 2014 Telefilm Micro-Budget Production Fund, this comedy tells the story of Griffin Kooperman, the

Echoic AM

Sam Thomson and Ben Rayner (from PEI) have collaborated on a short film called Echoic AM which explores themes of hearing loss, aging, memory and regret, and stars 89 year old Bob Armstrong. It was shot and produced this past May in a wild couple of weeks in preparation for the 2015 My Rode Reel competition which pits 1–3 min films from around the world against each other on an international

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

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

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

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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Some Upcoming Events

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

The Wife

Unti November 15
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, mature theme
Dir: Björn Runge, UK/Sweden, 100 min [ ... ]

UPEI Wind Symphony

November 15
Homburg Theatre The UPEI Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Karem J Simon, will p [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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