Grandmothers at HotDocs

Documentary by Millefiore Clarkes selected for film fest

Grandmothers, a short documentary directed by PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes has been selected to screen at the 2022 edition of HotDocs. Taking plac...

New executive director at FilmPEI

Rob Riselli brings passion and expertise to the role

FilmPEI recently recruited Rob Riselli as the organization’s new executive director effective April 4. Riselli is a long-time advocate of Canada’s...

Mastershot

Interview series sheds light on PEI film scene

FilmPEI Presents: Mastershot, a pilot interview series aimed at shedding light onto the PEI film scene and its players, as well as giving Island filmm...

PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Submissions are now open for the 2022 edition

Featuring in-person workshops with industry experts from May 21 to 26 in Charlottetown, participants will receive professional mentoring to develop pr...

Film4Ward

2022 slate of PEI short films

Film4Ward is an incubator program on PEI that aims to support the province’s film and television sector through training opportunities and productio...

Diverse voices program

Music PEI recently announced the delivery of the second round of the TD Diverse Voices program, a collaboration between Music PEI and FilmPEI that giv...

48 Hour Film Project

Island teams succeed in challenge with numerous awards

Five PEI filmmaking teams took the Atlantic Canada 48 Hour Film Project 2021 (48HFP) challenge last November and their short films—made in only 48 h...

12 Days of Christmas TV

Holiday Viewing | BY Sean McQuaid

Christmas TV often focuses on beloved classics that people watch every year, like Charlie Brown and the Grinch; but there’s plenty of less famous TV...

Looking back and 4Ward

Applications for 2022 short film fund are open

Applications for the Film4Ward program’s 2022 stream of short film production funding is open. Short films are often considered the calling cards of...

Aww Shucks

PEI’s newest TV show available on Bell Fibe TV1

Aww Shucks is a narrative comedy TV series created and filmed on PEI. Megan Stewart stars as Steph, the mayor of Toronto-By-The-Sea, who holds a cooki...

Amanda Muirhead competes on GCBS

The fifth season of CBC’s The Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS) returned in October and features Amanda Muirhead of Westmoreland, PEI, as one of the...

Racing against the tide

PEI’s Abe Waterman and Seattle’s Sue McGrew take top prize

PEI’s Abe Waterman and Seattle-based sand sculptor Sue McGrew have won the inaugural season of CBC original series Race Against the Tide, knocking o...

Justin O’Hanley wins a FIN

PEI filmmaker Justin O’Hanley was the RBC Script Development Winner at the 2021 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival for his film, The Secret of...

Charlottetown Film Fest

Screenings shine a light on PEI films and filmmakers

The 7th Annual Charlottetown Film Festival (ChFF21)—the little film festival of big dreams—will once again take place at City Cinema, PEI’s only...

Changes for Indian River

Festival planning a brand refresh after 25 years

After 25 years, Indian River Festival (IRF) is looking ahead to the next chapter in its Island concert series. Recent changes to IRF’s operations—...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Double Feature

The Brackley Drive-in

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So says the oft-quoted line from Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities; and it feels pret...

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!

No more articles to show

Load More