Category Archives: Film

Homeless: Saint John Film To Premiere At Third Shift

Homeless – a short film from the minds of Raven Blue, Jeff McLennan, and Cara Cole isn’t just another art film, but rather a look into transformative experiences and what it’s like to grow up in Saint John. Coupled with a live music score- produced by McLennan and Blue but with some help from the winner of this year’s ECMA for Electronic Recording of the Year, Rozalind MacPhail – the film is a one of a kind experience. Continue reading Homeless: Saint John Film To Premiere At Third Shift

Wharf Rats: PEI Web Series Secures Over $200k In Funding

Prince Edward Island web series ‘Wharf Rats’ is proving to be extremely popular, despite the fact that it technically doesn’t exist yet. With a handful of clips and a growing audience of over 8000 followers the series have managed to hook two major sources of funding. It’s not all that surprising considering the talent they’re working with and the name they’ve made for themselves. Continue reading Wharf Rats: PEI Web Series Secures Over $200k In Funding

Film Review: ‘Maudie’ Is About To Break Hearts

Maud Lewis is one of Canada’s most recognizable artists and one of the most curious. Her simple, childlike paintings have seen national attention and have a polarizing effect on anyone with opinions about art. Now her life is being brought back into the spotlight by Aisling Walsh’s film ‘Maudie’ starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. Continue reading Film Review: ‘Maudie’ Is About To Break Hearts

Kokota: Moncton Filmmaker Creates Award Winning Documentary

The short form documentary Kokota: The Islet of Hope has been making the rounds at film festivals and environmental events the past few months, and is now launching a New Brunswick-wide tour with the Tideland Doc Fest in celebration of it’s win at the DC Environmental Film Festival for Best Short On Sustainability. Today they’ve released the official trailer. Continue reading Kokota: Moncton Filmmaker Creates Award Winning Documentary