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PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

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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PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Just recently, 23 writers from across the region spent 5 days at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown working on scripts for Canadian feature films, television, and web series as industry professionals mentored the 3 groups in writing screenplays. The first 4 days of the event were filled with lectures, assignments, and one-on-one meetings; and the final day was spent with guest producers who formed
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OUTeast Film Festival

The 3rd edition of OUTeast Film Festival took place in Halifax, NS in June. At OUTeats Brunch, organizers put a spotlight on the upcoming Halifax-shot feature film Heartbeat, written and directed by Andrea Dorfman. Heartbeat star Tanya Davis, from PEI, shared songs and stories from the set and gave a sneak-peek into the world of the film and its creation.

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Search for Best Canadian Films

Movie lover Dave Stewart has created a blog with the intent of compiling a list of the best Canadian films, and he needs the public’s help to do it. Stewart has created a blog called Maple Leaf Movies in order to “promote Canadian films, determine a roster of the country’s finest, and to explore the films on that list,” he says on his blog.

“In the end, the best that a list like this can do is to
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Women of Confederation

Women of Confederation
JoDee Samuelson’s new animated film

When local filmmaker, artist and Buzz columnist JoDee Samuelson was a student at UPEI recently, she was struck by the fact women were rarely mentioned in any of the course material. “It seems women are completely absent from history,” says Samuelson, “except for rare exceptions like Madame Curie, Florence Nightingale, or our own Lucy Maud Montgomery. I wanted to
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Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

UPEI Wind Symphony

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

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]