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Jul 14

Submit your Films to IMAF!

IMAF_Logo_squareThe Island Media Arts Festival is entering it’s 5th year of showcasing some of the best films from PEI and Atlantic Canada.
With workshops, panels, parties and of course screenings… it’s an amazing opportunity to get involved in the film community and get your film up on the silver screen!

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS AUGUST 1ST! Festival runs October 23 – 26th. Go to the IMAF website for all the info. you need! Join the Facebook Community.


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May 14

Kuperman Feature Film Flies!

Harmony Wagner and Jason Rogerson have been selected as Finalists for the Telefilm Microbudget Feature Film program for their first feature film ‘Kuperman’. The Island Media Arts Co-op is partnering with Telefilm on this program and the film community is very excited for a feature film to be shot on PEI this year! For more info see the Telefilm press release HERE!

Also – This dynamic duo are heading to Cannes! Their short film ‘Queen of the Crows’ was selected to screen at Cannes as part of a Telefilm-sponsored event that showcases Canadian shorts. This is an exceptional opportunity for Harmony and Jason to meet the people that can get their feature ‘Kuperman’ to audiences once it is shot.


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Apr 14

Due to the weather and all the complications from power outages the Screenwriters Bootcamp Application Deadline has be extended to April 10th.

Make sure you take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.  It never hurts to apply. For more info on this program go HERE.

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Feb 14

OscarPALOOZA

Dress like a movie star, PR your favourite film character, OR just wear your shades as IMAC hosts OSCAR-PALOOZA! a FUNdraiser for the Island Media Arts Coop!

When: Sunday March 2nd, 2014
Red Carpet: 7:30pm
Showtime: 8pm
Cost: $10.00
Where: Haviland Club – 2 Haviland, Charlottetown

 


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Jan 14

Kuperman to Telefilm

Director Harmony Wagner and producer Jason Rogerson’s script, Kuperman, was recently selected by a jury of industry professionals to represent the Island Media Arts Co-op and Prince Edward Island in Telefilm’s Microbudget Feature Film Program.  The project now moves on to a national competition, where a Telefilm jury will review the 28 entries from across Canada and select 8-10 films to fund.

“This is a golden opportunity,” says producer Jason Rogerson.  “A project of this scope could really bring some attention to the many great filmmakers, actors and technicians here on PEI.  It could only lead to bigger things for the PEI film industry as a whole.” Produced by Periscope Pictures, Kuperman is a feature length, micro-budget comedy about Griffin Kuperman, a smalltown zero, who must face his fears, snap out of his fantasty world, and become a hero in order to save his comic book store, his friendship and himself.

The team is extremely grateful to have the support of the Island Media Arts Co-op and Telefilm Canada as they move forward with their application. If selected, Kuperman will shoot later in 2014.


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Nov 13

Telefilm Micro-Budget

Want to make a feature with Telefilm? Here’s how to qualify for their Micro-Budget Production Program (up to $120,000 from Telefilm). IMAC’s DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS Jan 3rd, 2014. More about the program on the Telefilm Website.

Read the attached guidelines and intake form and please contact IMAC if you have any questions. 892-3131 or director@imac.coop

IMAC Telefilm Microbudget Guidelines

IMAC Telefilm Microbudget Intake Form

This process has been organized by IMAC’s Telefilm Micro-Budget Subcommittee comprised of IMAC members Mark Sandiford, Susanne MacDonald, and Errol Richardson.


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Oct 13

Films from Here

FILMS FROM HERE will present the four films that were produced by IMAC-members and selected as part of this year’s Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax. The screening takes place at 7:30pm on Friday November 15th at The Guild in Charlottetown. More info HERE.

The films have a broad range of themes and genres and combined together make for a fantastic evening’s entertainment. No Parking, a short comedy by Justin O’Hanley (2 min), Queen of the Crows, a dramatic short by Harmony Wagner (11 min), Island Green, a poetic documentary by Millefiore Clarkes (25 min), and The Crow Agenda (30 min), a humorous documentary by Jason Arsenault and Jeremy Larter.


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Sep 13

Renee Laprise – New ED

I’m so excited to have been named IMAC’s new Executive Director.  What a wonderful opportunity!  I’m very passionate about both film and the arts. I am a practicing artist and filmmaker myself and have been in the film and television industry as an editor for 15 years. I have been an active part of the PEI filmmaking and arts scene since I moved here 8 years ago.

My favourite thing to do is facilitate creativity.  I’m looking forward to working with the IMAC membership to help build programming and present opportunities to make this happen.  The intention is to become a true cooperative where we can work together to learn and grow from each other and tell our stories.  IMAC is a place for filmmakers, writers, actors, artists  and anyone else interested in the media arts.

I’m anticipating a wonderfully creative time for IMAC.  I look forward to hearing from members and prospective members about what they’d like to see in IMAC’s future.


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Sep 13

New IMAC Board

The Board of Directors are involved media artists and supporters of the arts and filmmaking community who are open to hearing ideas and suggestions from the wider membership. Click on the bios and get to know your Board of Directors!

Nils Ling – President - Bio

Millefiore Clarkes – VP - Bio

Susanne MacDonald – Treasurer - Bio

Monica Lacey – Secretary - Bio

Craig Harris – Member at Large - Bio

Laura Cieczkowski – Member at Large - Bio

Mark Sandiford – Member at Large - Bio

Many thanks as well to outgoing board members who gave their time and dedication to the co-op over the past year: Mary-Helen McLeese, Jenna MacMillan and Margaret Magner.


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Aug 13

IMAC AGM

IMAC Members you are cordially invited to… 

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday August 20th

7pm

Haviland Club, 2 Haviland St. Charlottetown

Casual meet up at the bar afterwards.

***Please note that if you haven’t yet paid your membership fees you must before the AGM.  Please get in contact with Andrew at director@imac.coop***


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