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Holden Lecture DVD

On October 24, Patrick Holden spoke to a packed house at the Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead on the topic of “Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century: The Challenge for Prince Edward Island.” Holden is the founder of The Sustainable Food Trust, based in the United Kingdom. He came to the Island to give the 2011 lecture in a new annual series named for his long-time friend Dr. George McRobie.
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Louise Lalonde

Louise Lalonde

Island Imagemakers
by Dave Stewart

Dave: How did you get involved in filmmaking?

Louise: At the age of 48, I found myself at a crossroads when a friend came along and offered me a producer assistant job on a feature film being shot in Halifax, The Magic of Marciano, starring Nastassja Kinski.I’ve never seen the final cut, and as far as I know, it never even made it to video, but that doesn’t matter
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Silence, Bloodhound!

Silence, Bloodhound!
Susan Rodgers and son Christopher collaborate on video

by Peggy Miles

It’s a collaboration that seemed like a natural fit for Summerside filmmaker Susan Rodgers and musician Christopher Rodgers. I speak of Susan’s latest project, a film set to music…the music of Christopher, her son.

Susan is the face of Blue Mountain Entertainment, producer of documentaries, short films, feature dramas and more.
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Make PEI Your Home

Videos profile life on the Island

Videos, produced by the Population Secretariat, were created as promotional tools to assist in increasing the awareness of Prince Edward Island across Canada and internationally. The videos profile a number of individuals from different walks of life including a born and bred Islander, a refugee family, an interprovincial migrant and three videos from immigrants
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Joey Weale

Joey Weale

Island Imagemakers
by Dave Stewart

Joey Weale has been a part of PEI’s film and theatre scene for longer than you’d think, both onstage/on camera and behind the scenes. What’s uniquely characteristic about Joey’s film work here on the Island, to this point, is his use of Super 8 film stock to create short action oriented films that are completely without dialogue.

Dave: How’d you get started
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Cake Walk on Slice

Cake Walk on Slice
Gordon Bailey joins judging panel for the Wedding Cake Edition

Comedienne and actress Caroline Rhea (The Caroline Rhea Show, Sabrina the Teenage Witch) returns to Canada to host Cake Walk: Wedding Cake Edition. In the new high-stakes cake design competition series, Canadian cake designers race against the clock to create a dream wedding cake for one lucky couple. Joining Caroline Rhea is a panel
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PEI Shorts at Atlantic Film Festival

PEI Shorts at Atlantic Film Festival

Two short films from the Island have been selected for screening at the 2011 Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax this Sept. Vast is the story of a teen who wakes up to discover the rest of humanity has disappeared. Written and produced by first time director Harmony Wagner, this psychologically thriller was winner of the 2011 Island Media Arts Festival People’s Choice Award. Lucky 7 tells the story
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Screenwriters Bootcamp

Island writers pitch projects and attend panel sessions

During the PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp held in Charlottetown recently, sixteen emerging writers spent four days developing their various projects, and had the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a contingency of producers and broadcasters.

One of the highlights of this year’s event came when three participants were invited to pitch their
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Five New Short Films

As part of Charlottetown’s 2011 Cultural Capital of Canada designation, the City of Charlottetown, in partnership with the Island Media Arts Coop (IMAC), the Island Film Factory (IFF) and the Interactive Media Alliance (IMA), has announce the creation of five original short films and interactive media works.

Local filmmakers and media artists were invited to submit proposals that incorporated in
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Angora Napkin Online

Writer/artist Troy Little, the co-creator of the cult favorite Angora Napkin announced recently that he will begin serializing his Eisner nominated graphic novel online.

Angora Napkin is the pop music trio Beatrice, Molly & Mallory who optimistically stumble into trouble with the macabre. It’s a quasi-sexy romp that walks a fine line between nice and nightmare.

Angora Napkin was created by
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