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Call for Submissions

32nd Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards The PEI Writers’ Guild is accepting submissions for  [ ... ]

Romance Writing Workshop

On February 9 PEI Writers’ Guild will host a workshop entitled Heat Rising: Writing the Romantic R [ ... ]

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
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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
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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
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Garrett Mason at The Pourhouse

Nova Scotia bluesman booked for two nights in January January 18 & 19
The Pourhouse  East  [ ... ]

The Drawer Boy

Until January 20
City Cinema PG
Dir: Arturo Pérez Torres/Aviva Armour-Ostroff, Canada, 99 min. Stuar [ ... ]

The Shack Wacky Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines  February 2
PEI Brewing Co Join comedian Patrick Ledwell  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]