KIDS!!!! COME AND CELEBRATE SHORTS! on December 21st at City Cinema.
Have you heard of The Shortest Day, an annual cross country celebration of short films? From December 19-21 join us for free screening of some of the best in Canadian shorts. What better way to welcome the Winter solstice while celebrating our talented filmmakers?
From Newfoundland and Labrador to Yukon, more than 60 participating venues – movie theatres, cultural centres, associations, festival and libraries – will join the celebration and hold free screenings of one or several of the three thematic programs: Kids, Family and Comedy. A wonderful opportunity for audiences to discover talented Canadian filmmakers who have been honoured here and abroad on the festival circuit.
This is a family friendly event! Come out to City Cinema on Dec 21 at 2pm … there may even be a surprise guest. For more info click here.
(sponsored by the Film Society)
Youth between 9 and 18 can WIN!!!! cash prizes of $100 each for the English and French language categories. The theme is “How I See It”. Films can be in anything from comedy to stop motion to horror to fan film. You can shoot on any kind of camera and any length, even a 6 second micro film using the Vine app is great!
The winners and other selected entries will be screened in the “I Made A Film” booth during the IMAF2014 red carpet festivities at the Guild from October 23rd to 26th.
Go to the IMAF website for more info. and submission forms etc!]]>
See you all next year!
(photo of Cheryl Wagner)]]>
This year’s festival features some acclaimed features such as Gia Milani’s ‘All the Wrong Reasons‘ and John Walker’s ‘Arctic Defenders‘ as well as a fantastic roster of PEI and atlantic-produced shorts in the genres of drama, documentary, experimental and more!
Network and learn the filmmaking craft through free panels and presentations as well as IMAF parties. Go HERE for a full schedule and more info.]]>
Interested writers should submit a synopsis of their screenplay and a short bio to Cheryl Wagner firstname.lastname@example.org by October 9th. 10 to 12 applicant’s projects will be selected with a focus on graduates from the PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp. Each writer will do a 5 minute pitch to Ms. Miller who will provide a 10 minute analysis and expert suggestions for next steps. Those not selected are welcome to audit this very special process with a worldclass expert. No fee is required.
Pitch Perfect is sponsored by Women in Film and Television – Atlantic Chapter.]]>
As part of our IMAF2014 celebrations we are screening short films from the Reel Youth Film Festival based out of Vancouver (www.reelyouth.ca). These films were judged by a youth jury as the best of the best films made by youth around the world. After this screening our workshop instructors will lead youth through a workshop on the art of making 6 second films using the Vine application. Young film makers will walk away with the inspiration and skill to make their own short films which they may want to enter into our “I Made A Film” Youth Film Challenge opening on Oct. 1st, 2014
This event is for ages 9 to 18 and is FREE to attend however numbers are limited so registration is required. Contact Kele Redmond, Project Coordinator at 902.566.5548 or email@example.com
Presented by IMAC, IMAF and the City of Charlottetown.
August 22nd – Three Oceans and One Land/ Land Feed the Farmer are two new works by IMAC members Judith Scherer and Millefiore Clarkes (respectively). Three Oceans is a dance/choir/3-screen video projection work that celebrates the land and the idea of a country. Land Feed the Farmer is a contemporary music video collaboration between father and daughter Gerard L. Clarkes and Millefiore Clarkes that celebrates the work of all who harvest food from land and sea. The event will take place at the Victoria Park Arboretum (Salamander Clearing) on August 22nd at 8pm. For more info go to http://artintheopenpei.com/three-oceans-one-land-land-feed-the-farmer/
Betty-Jo (B.J.) McCarville is a multi-discipline artist from Charlottetown, PEI. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts at Concordia University in the fall of 2010 with a shared concentration in oil painting and installation. Her artwork focuses generally on light, time, place and narrative. B.J. has organized and participated in many group art exhibitions and performances in Montreal, Charlottetown, Edmonton, Fredericton and Saskatchewan since 2007. For more information, visit www.bjmccarville.com]]>
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS HAS BEEN EXPENDED TO AUGUST 4TH! Festival runs October 23 – 26th. Go to the IMAF website for all the info. you need! Join the Facebook Community.]]>
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.]]>