BUZZon.com
Submit Event

From the Noticeboard

Enter the Kings County Music Festival

The Kings County Music Festival is looking for young musicians who enjoy performing to consider ente [ ... ]

Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Free nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:    Eat Well, Age Well class will be h [ ... ]

Thrills & Spills

Thrills & Spills
Island filmmaker plans NASCAR TV series with Kirk Shelmerdine

Island Filmmaker Diane Barnes has joined forces with NASCAR’s Kirk Shelmerdine in making a comedy series primarily set on PEI called, Thrills & Spills.

Having shot some footage for a demo a couple years back, Diane and her writing partner, Dave Francis from Halifax, decided to keep the project brewing until they found the perfect
read more ››

Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy

Island Imagemakers
by Dave Stewart

Int. Office Meeting Room—Noon

Peter Murphy, self described as “big and gregarious,” sits at the far end of the conference table. He’s dressed for winter—scarf wrapped around his neck, face red from the cold, sunglasses hide his eyes.

Dave: Tell me about your background.

Peter: I drew comic books for ten years. I was asked by some pretty shady companies to draw
read more ››

Angora Napkin On Line

Angora Napkin On Line
Animation adaptation of graphic novel seeks television spot

Angora Napkin, a graphic novel by Troy Little (IDW Publishing) has been adapted into an animated pilot, which streamed online the week of October 30 to November 5 at www.thedetour.ca.

As part of Teletoon’s Detour Pilot Project, Angora Napkin was one of ten pilots selected from over 200 submission from across Canada in an effort to
read more ››

He Shoots, He Scores

He Shoots, He Scores

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

It was a once in a life time experience, really, I felt very grateful.” Filmmaker Adam Perry is trying to sum up what it felt like to have a scene from his movie, Jiggers, set to a score played by a symphony orchestra.

It seems an unlikely pairing at first—an off the wall, first time feature film and a classical music score. But that, really, was the point. The
read more ››

Chef Abroad Season Two

Since earning a huge following in Canada with three original television series, The Inn Chef, Chef at Large, and Chef at Home, Michael Smith has been poised to take on the world. Cellar Door Productions and Ocean Entertainment have now combined their expertise in lifestyle and documentary television production to create Chef Abroad. The show, financed through the Canadian Television Fund’s
read more ››

Screenwriter’s Bootcamp

Screenwriter’s Bootcamp
3rd annual training week held in Mount Stewart

Recently, 16 emerging writers from across the Atlantic Region were treated to five days of training in the art of screenwriting for film and television as part of the 3rd annual PEI Screenwriters' Bootcamp. The Island Media Arts Coop, in collaboration with Telefilm Canada and with the support of provincial and municipal governments, hosted the event
read more ››

Whose Dog Is It Anyway?

“Whose Dog Is It Anyway?” (an 11-minute short film) marks Sex and the City writer/executive producer Cindy Chupack’s directorial debut. The film will be part of The 2nd Annual Prince Edward Island International Film Festival which hits the silver screen at The Guild in Charlottetown. The festival will showcase 40 independent films from around the world.

In this New York tale, Emma (Sarah Paulson),
read more ››

PEI Film Festival

PEI Film Festival
Second year for festival of Canadian and international films

The 2nd Annual Prince Edward Island International Film Festival hits the silver screen in Charlottetown showcasing independent films from around the world in a weekend run of almost forty films.

Opening the festival will be a special showcase of the Prince Edward Shorts supporting local filmmakers from PEI and the Maritime
read more ››

Manatee Bay 3D world

Manatee Bay 3D world

Telos International hosted a beta test of its new online virtual world, Manatee Bay, part of the City of Sinners & Saints series, at the Atlantic Technology Centre in Charlottetown in April. Telos invited a group of 14 testers to enter the 3D world and give feedback as they prepared for the upcoming worldwide launch.

Manatee Bay is a light-hearted, comedic, cartoon world where visitors can
read more ››

Professional people

SuperChannel rep Cheryl Wagner seeks to encourage production

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

It’s TV and film awards season—the time of the year we get to lie on the couch and marvel at amazing clothes and incredible accomplishments of others. But Cheryl Wagner would like people to know that all the gold isn’t in Hollywood and that PEI has it’s share of the prizes, too.

Some back story: Last year,
read more ››

Events Calendar

January 2019
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31

Some Upcoming Events

Credit Union Music PEI Week 2019

Awards Gala, concerts, shows, parties and more January 23–27
Charlottetown Credit Union Music PEI [ ... ]

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

Rolston String Quartet

February 21
The Mack The Rolston String Quartet is bringing a storm of classical music to The Mack t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Judy Gaudet

Curated by Deidre Kessler Anticipation Outside my window the world is hovering
on hummingbird wings [ ... ]

Coy—power trio

Talking Bands by Evan James Ceretti Story Sheidow (guitar, vocals), Emilee Sorrey (drums, vocals), [ ... ]

Distinguished alumni

Holland College awards Jan Cowper, Irwin MacKinnon, David Poirier The Holland College Foundation ha [ ... ]