In a While - a film written, directed, and produced by PEI-filmmaker Jenna MacMillan (currently residing in Toronto) was selected to be part of the NSI Online Film Festival! Jenna is a recent graduate of the film production program at Ryerson University and the owner of film and video production company Club Red Productions.
Description of In a While: After the recent death of his wife, Russell is living on his own for the first time in four decades and not adjusting well to the change. Paul, a self- involved philosophy student, is asked to check on his grandfather while his parents are on vacation. Paul sees Russell in a different light through the fresh perspective of his engaging homecare nurse. Watch it here:
Queen of the Crows, written and directed by Harmony Wagner, has been selected to be part of Canada: Not Short on Talent at Cannes. Telefilm Canada’s initiative is designed to increase the international exploitation of new short films and to promote Canadian talents to accredited buyers and international festival programmers at the Cannes Market.
Island Green - a mid-length documentary produced by the National Film Board and directed by PEI filmmaker Millefiore Clarkes is set to screen at the upcoming Viewfinder’s Film Festival for Youth in Halifax NS. It is a lyrical documentary that contemplates the future of farming on my agrarian home province of Prince Edward Island. It is a film that celebrates the work of all farmers, while asking a hopeful question: what if PEI went all-organic? Through the combination of stirring poetry by Tanya Davis, intimate imagery of the bucolic island, and the wise words of some of PEI’s most innovative farmers – Island Green offers a possible way forward for the future of the family farm.
PEI Screenwriter’s Bootcamp – Deadline 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 to http://www.peiscreenwritersbootcamp.net