Crazy quilter, Penelope Player, opens her house and her heart, regaling the audience with stories of her lifetime passion for needle arts.

Threading the Needle – Crazy Quilter

Friday October 14 – 7pm
“Celebrating Island Film: Shorts by PEI Filmmakers”

Director – Louise Lalonde

Louise Lalonde is a writer/producer/director of both French and English screen-based content. Her work includes documentaries and short and short films as well as several audio books by Atlantic Canadian writers. She sits on the boards for Women in Film and Television – Atlantic (WIFT-AT), the Doc Atlantic, and is Past President of the Charlottetown Film Society.
Prior to working in the film industry, Louise’s work experience was in education and hospitality. In 2006, she initiated and continues to coordinate a popular annual series of workshops: the PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp in partnership with FilmPEI. In 2017 she initiated The Writer’s Edge, an annual screenwriting retreat for women that continues to evolve.
Presently, she has one documentary series in production: Best Summer Camps Ever for Bell Fibe TV1. Her company also has three tv series in development: The Bowl & Spoon Café, a half-hour comedy series; That’s Life, a one-hour comedic drama set in Northern Ireland and Prince Edward Island, and a genre anthology, Motel Nightmare, as well as a French feature film, Caroline and Maria. Other projects in the works are Family Food Fight and Heaven on Wheels, both lifestyle programs that need a home.