Two Island NFB titles at FIN

Island filmmakers screen shorts at Atlantic International Film Festival

Susan Rodgers debuts her short film Then Sings My Soul, and Millefiore Clarkes screens her award-winning documentary Love in Quarantine this Septembe...

A Small Fortune at FIN

Island film to debut at Atlantic International Film Festival

The largest budgeted P.E.I. Feature ever is set to premiere at FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival in September. A Small Fortune, written and d...

Pituamkek

New short doc by filmaker John Hopkins

Island Filmmaker John Hopkins’ new short documentary Pituamkek: A Mi’kmaq Heritage Landscape will make its world premiere at the 2021 FIN Internat...

DiverseCity Festival

Watch/stream live performances recorded this summer

DiverseCity Festival PEI’s live performances from this summer will be broadcast on Eastlink Community, September 8, 11, 18 and 25, and streamed on t...

Film PEI project at AITO

Contemporary media showcase of digital art

Film PEI will present a signature project at Art In the Open (AITO) on August 28 showcasing the works of ten acclaimed digital artists and animators, ...

Film PEI artist in residence

Film PEI will welcome Teresa Kuo as artist in residence this summer. Teresa will be creating an experimental animation for the Film PEI Experimental S...

New fund supports PEI film industry

The Province is launching a new film fund to grow the film and television industry on PEI. The goal of the PEI Film Production Fund (PEIFPF) is to: g...

Market-ready producers

Meet the inaugural participants

The National Screen Institute— Canada (NSI), in partnership with FilmPEI and Creative PEI, welcome five producers from PEI who recently began traini...

Invisible Hand

Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter host online screening

The Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter is hosting an online film screening of Invisible Hand, a documentary on the Rights of Nature movement, followe...

Women in film

Watching Interesting Films Together at City Cinema

PEI’s chapter of Women in Film and Television Atlantic (WIFT-AT) will present Island director Harmony Wagner’s feature film Singing to Myself on M...

Blood and Salt Water

Lennie Gallant’s video by filmmaker and fan Susan Rodgers

Lennie Gallant released the music video for his song “Blood and Salt Water” on April 7 of this year. The video was shot late last summer by a smal...

Islanders involved in Halifax Homicide

PEI actors featured in new true-crime documentary

Filmed in Lower Sackville, NS with an entirely local crew, Halifax Homicide focuses on major crime in the Halifax Regional Municipality and tells thre...

Queer film classics

First public Island screening for many titles at City Cinema

Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen is a new initiative of Pride PEI that brings six queer film classics to City Cinema in Charlottetown for their f...

PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Something new for 2021

The 2021 PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp will be held May 25–June 4 at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown.  FilmPEI is able to offer many levels o...

Film 4ward 2021 projects

FilmPEI recently selected four locally-produced film projects from a diverse slate of filmmakers for the 2021 Film 4Ward program. Keara Higgins and S...

Film Fest Wrap

The 6th Annual Charlottetown Film Festival (ChFF20), which took place in October, showcased close to 60 works from all four Atlantic provinces—both ...

Before Grindr

Gay and lesbian history of PEI series launches December 1

Before Grindr: The Secret Social History of Gay & Lesbian PEI, a six-part interview series, will launch online December 1. The series begins the p...

Lost in Dreams

Dylan Menzie’s weekly podcast is now streaming

PEI-based songsmith Dylan Menzie launched the Lost in Dreams Podcast in September. Over the course of 10 weekly episodes Dylan will sit down with Can...

The Story of the I’m Alone wins at TIFA

The Story of the I’m Alone, produced by Penumbra Press, was recently selected as the winner in the Animated Short category at the Toronto Independen...

Public domain

Stray Shorts Stories | by Sean McQuaid

Already a dwindling rarity by the time of your hoary historian’s youth, animated cartoon shorts were a fixture of movie theatres for decades, flouri...

Charlottetown Film Festival

6th annual event is a go for 2020

The Charlottetown Film Society wasn’t convinced it could honour its core commitment to provide a film festival for Island filmmakers and film buffs ...

Island Drive-In Festival

Pre-recorded shows pop-up on screen across PEI

The Island Drive-In Festival, a project of Small Halls Inc., is a twist on the classic drive-in experience. It will feature over 30 Island artists and...

Solastalgia is streaming

Film by Millefiore Clarkes and Tanya Davis on CBC’s GEM

The short, lyrical film Solastalgia from director Millefiore Clarkes and poet Tanya Davis premiered online on CBC’s GEM streaming platform (gem.cbc....

And Yet I blame Hollywood

Many thanks to Mr. Dave Stewart for his cartoon contributions to The Buzz for the last 22 years. See you at the movies!

DiverseCity@Home Festival 2020

The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is presenting the DiverseCity Festival in a new format this year. DiverseCity@Home will bring many element...

Charlottetown Film Society

It has been a busy few months for The Charlottetown Film Society, having achieved registered charity status, purchased City Cinema, obtained a license...

And Yet I blame Hollywood

And Yet I Blame Hollywood

About Brian Burke

Book launch and screening of documentary

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) will be hosting two events this month to celebrate its current retrospective exhibition on prolific PEI pa...

To the Power of Five

Play about PEI’s 1993 Women in Politics now online

The stage performance, To the Power of Five: 1993 PEI Women in Politics, can now be viewed online. The play, through story and song, depicts the one a...

SOLASTALGIA

Millefiore Clarkes film plays Canadian festivals

The new short, lyrical film SOLASTALGIA from director Millefiore Clarkes, producer Emma Fugate, and poet Tanya Davis is beginning its festival life th...

5th Charlottetown Film Festival

Onward! opening night features Film4Ward projects

Onward! the all-Island Opening Night of the 5th Annual Charlottetown Film Festival on October 25 at 7 pm at City Cinema will provide the first chance ...

And Yet I Blame Hollywood

Island films at FIN

Four short films from PEI at Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax

Four short films funded by FilmPEI/InnovationPEI’s film fund, Film4Ward, are premiering at the 2019 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival in Hali...

And Yet I Blame Hollywood

And Yet I Blame Hollywood

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