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The Stats of Life casting call

CBC is casting singles, couples and families for The Stats of Life. They are looking for families an [ ... ]

QEH Eastlink Telethon

The 22nd annual QEH/Eastlink Telethon will broadcast live on Eastlink TV Channels 10 and 610 on May  [ ... ]

2014 Tourism video

A new tourism promotional video for 2014 has topped 300,000 views on YouTube says Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson. The video premiered in late Nov. At that time, 2 contests were announced: one from PEI 2014 Inc. and one from Tourism PEI. The 1st is for Islanders who help encourage friends and family to visit the Island in 2014. Residents who share the video with 3 people get a
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Film Goes Viral on nfb.ca

Mark Sandiford produced Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny back in 2006, premiering that year at the Atlantic Film Festival. The following year it won a Gemini award for best reflection of Canada’s racial and cultural diversity. Over the past eight years, it’s had steady success with educators and at community screenings. But on Jan 16 this year, 3 months after the National Film Board of Canada
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Yes We Cannes!

Yes We Cannes!

Emma Zinck’s application to participate in the prestigious Creative Minds Filmmaker Institute in Cannes this May was successful. The 19-year-old Island film student, currently in her 2nd year of studies at Queen’s University, will join a select group of young filmmakers from around the world to meet at the Cannes Film Festival in France in order to showcase their work while learning from
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The Suit Makes the Man

The Suit Makes the Man is a short film developed and co-directed by David MacKay. MacKay says the story of the The Suit Makes the Man came to him while he was in Haiti working on an International Sustainable Community Assistance (ISCA) project. A discussion with ISCA’s Haitian project co-ordinator, Brieyre Théodore, led him to explain the pitfalls of international development through this story.
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National Parks Images

Parks Canada and Google have launched a collection of panoramic images of over 58 national historic sites and national parks from coast to coast. Using specialized equipment, teams photographed Canada’s most emblematic sites on land, water, by car, on foot, indoors and outdoors. Go to Google Maps or Google Earth and enter the name of a Parks Canada site. Be captivated by the beauty of our National
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Talk About It

The City of Charlottetown held an official launch of a new video produced by the Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Task Force on Family Violence Prevention recently. Talk About It, features a group of Charlottetown young people sharing what they learnt about the causes of violence, forms of violence, ways to prevent it and where to get help. The Mayor’s Task Force meets regularly at City Hall to consult with
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Use Your Brains

Holland College’s sustainability committee, the Green Machine, launched its second video recently. Use Your Brains is designed to remind people to conserve energy and water, and what better way to get the message across than with zombies? The video, produced by Brian Sharp of Charlottetown-based Mugisha Studios, features students from Holland College and members of the local film community, all of
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Here and Away on Air Canada Flights

Here and Away on Air Canada Flights
Andrew MacCormack film selected for enRoute Film Festival

Prince Edward Island born filmmaker Andrew MacCormack’s latest short film Here and Away will be playing on all Air Canada flights worldwide during the month of November 2013 as a part of the enRoute Film Festival.

MacCormack, who is now a freelance filmmaker in Halifax, shot half of the story on PEI and the other half in Shanghai, China.
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The Sound of a Movie

The Sound of a Movie
Luke MacDonald finds work as sound recordist

The Canadian feature film The Oxbow Cure was shown at City Cinema in October, and, if you are one of those people who stay in your seats and watch the credits roll, you might have noticed the name Luke MacDonald—credited with the sound recording for the film.

Luke is from Cymbria, PEI, now living in Toronto, and he dropped by The Buzz office recently to
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Night Watchman

Night Watchman
Profile: Derek Martin

by Jane Ledwell

I’ve had a lot of different jobs, and most of them feed into my work here in the cinema,” says City Cinema owner Derek Martin. “I’ve been a stage manager for theatre, and I know about making sure a show is running on time, managing a crowd. I’ve worked in a supermarket, so I know all the pop bottle labels should be facing out, and to check the best-before
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at Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café Andrew Waite and The Firm | May 25 This Island group delivers rich har [ ... ]

Feast Dinner Theatre 40th season

Tuesday–Saturday from June 23
Rodd Charlottetown
Brothers 2, Summerside Atlantic Canada’s longest [ ... ]

Summer Review #6

Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines return with all new show at Harmony House  Opening July 5 [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

artsVest workshops

artsVest is Business for the Arts’ national flagship program that works direct [ ... ]

East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs  [ ... ]

Fine design

Profile: Elena Herweyer by Jane Ledwell Design, like culture, surrounds us in the tiniest and most [ ... ]