Five video projects created over the summer will highlight Charlottetown's culture and history
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Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee stands with local artists JoDee Samuelson and Joseph Weale following a funding announcement Tuesday for the creation of five shot films.
Jason Arsenault's Exhibition Drive - a documentary film and interactive web piece following the nine-day countdown to the Gold Cup and Saucer race finale at Old Home Week;
Mille Clarkes' In Between Spaces - an experimental video project engaging several artists in the exploration of the notion of communal gaze;
Jenna MacMillan's Fine Tuning - a story that explores the move from rural to urban, the contrast of old and new and the prospects of new beginnings;
JoDee Samuelson's A Brief History of Charlottetown: from the Last Ice Age to the Present - an animated film, presented in both French and English versions, recounting important milestones in the development of what is now Charlottetown;
Joseph Weale's Landscapers (working title) - a narrative short about a group of landscapers in the downtown area, observing the city as a living organism that adapts and changes year by year.