by Millefiore Clarkes
MusicPEI has nominated three Island-based filmmakers for the music videos they produced for Island musicians for the 2012 PEI Music Awards. All three nominations include members of WIFT-AT!!! The videos are:
- Silence, Bloodhound! for Christopher Rodgers, Directed by Susan Rodgers
- The Way We Do’er for Boxcar Dan, Directed by Jason Rogerson and Produced by Harmony Wagner
- Stealin’ for Catherine MacLellan, Directed by Millefiore Clarkes
- The Island Media Arts Festival is looking for films and videos of all genres from Atlantic Canadian Filmmakers (20 min or under is preferred, but negotiable). This little festival with a big heart takes place at locations across PEI from May 8-13th 2012. The Deadline for Submissions is February 15th, 2012 and it’s FREE! IMAFestival is growing each year and includes panels, workshops, street-side projections, parties and more. Go to http://islandmedia.pe.ca/events/imaf/ for more info. The IMAFestival is a program of The Island Media Arts Co-op.
- The Island Film Factory has accumulated applications from a large number of individuals for their upcoming Digital Media Workshops. These workshops, funded through SkillsPEI with the help of CulturePEI will take people with working skill sets in the areas of: Production Manager, DOP, Field Audio Recorder, Grip/Gaffer/Electric, Editing (Long Form and Comedy), Online Editing and Sound Design, and bring them to the next level in their professional capabilities. The workshops will run throughout February and March 2012 and will be intensive sessions lead by top industry professionals in their selected fields. More info. on the IFF and the Digital Media Workshops can be found here: http://islandfilmfactory.wordpress.com/
- The Island Film Factory has embarked on a series of Cultural Stakeholder Meetings with a wide range of interested stakeholders in the film and media industry on PEI. Two meetings were held in early December, and two more will take place in early January. These meetings gathered professionals from every walk of the cultural sector on PEI; from independent film and video producers, to people involved in a range of cultural organizations: CulturePEI, The PEI Council of the Arts, The Confederation Centre Art Gallery, PEI Museum and Heritage, The Holland College Centre for Performing Arts, and many more. The aim of these meetings is to bring diverse interests together to map how they intersect with the film and media sector. The goal is to create a collaborative vision for the industry in partnership with the cultural and broader business sectors on PEI. http://islandfilmfactory.wordpress.com