A Sweet Release...
Newly founded Halifax based production company, Peep Media Inc,. is pleased to announce the premiere of our first documentary “Edge of East” on CBC documentary Channel and CBC Maritimes!
CBC documentary channel- June 23rd, 2014- 8pm EST
CBC Maritimes- Absolutely Maritimes- July 19th, 2014- 8pm ATL
About Edge of East:
Jackie Torrens propels herself off the edge of the east coast by investigating three rich and surprising subcultures that have unique ties to the Maritime identity; the UFO believers of Shag Harbour, the Steampunks of Halifax and the Yodelers of King’s County. What can these offbeat subcultures tell us about the east coast identity that we haven’t heard before? Our curious host Jackie Torrens goes on a road trip to answer this question. She also discovers the unexpected ties these three seemingly unconnected groups share.
The Yodelers of King’s County:
Using a Secret Musical Past to Find the Beauty in the Flaw.
About Jackie Torrens (host/director):
Jackie Torrens is an award-winning writer and actor (Made in Canada, Trailer Park Boys). She is currently starring in Thom Fitzgerald’s mini-series Sex and Violence, with Olympia Dukakis. She is also a documentary-maker. The Collector ran nationally on CBC and was about a junk junkie who discovered a priceless piece of art in a box discards. Her documentary on miniaturists, Camp Mini Ha Ha, won a CBC Award of Excellence.
Documentary Channel and CBC Maritimes are part of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
About documentary Channel: documentary is a digital television station devoted to showing the best documentaries from Canada and around the world. With its special emphasis on feature length films, watching documentary is like having a cinema in your own living room, showing award winning films twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
About CBC Absolutely Maritimes: The ABSOLUTELY MARITIMES summer series of independent documentaries and CBC music and comedy specials airs Saturdays at 8 p.m. this summer on CBC Television.
About Peep Media Inc.:
Peep Media Inc. is an exciting and innovative production company spearheaded by producer Jessica Brown, and writer/director/actor Jackie Torrens. We are focused on intelligent television and entertainment in various genres. Peep Media Inc. is a company that will produce shows with innovation and diversity. Intertwining Jessica Brown’s strong background in producing documentary, factual and scripted programming, along with Jackie Torrens’ award winning story writing, acting and radio documentaries, Peep Media Inc. is an original company setting out on the film and television industry scene with the mission of producing both factual and dramatic content to the Canadian and International audiences.
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