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People’s Choice for Community Impact

Voting closes October 25 The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce has introduced a new aw [ ... ]

Newcomer Orientation Sessions

The City of Charlottetown is hosting a Newcomer Orientation Session on October 30 from 5:30–7:30 p [ ... ]

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
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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,
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Album launch: Adrienne Gallant

October 28
Belle-Alliance Center
The launch of the CD Ballades, un projet père et fille, volume 1,  [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

October 18 & 25
Eptek Centre The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Film series starts back u [ ... ]

Winterjazz: Logan Richard

October 20
The Pourhouse Back for its twelfth season, Winterjazz concert series brings jazz and blue [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

Destiny Best

Release date on World Suicide Prevention Day Local singer/songwriter Destiny Best is tapping into h [ ... ]

FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from t [ ... ]