August 17, 2022 – Playback Magazine: Prince Edward Island’s 63 Lights Entertainment will bring Jeremy Larter’s Who’s Yer Father? to life thanks to Innovation PEI’s new Film Production Fund.
Directed and written by Larter (Pogey Beach), who also produced the film with Jenna MacMillan and Jason Arsenault (A Small Fortune, Wharf Rats), the feature comedy film is set to shoot from Aug. 23 to Sept. 16 with post-production to take place in fall. Toronto-based distributor levelFILM has acquired Canadian rights.
Who’s Yer Father? is financed through Telefilm Canada with $300,000, the Harold Greenberg Fund with $15,000, and Innovation PEI’s new Film Production Fund with $275,000 for a budget of roughly $1 million. The film is P.E.I’s second homegrown feature supported by the new fund, according to producers.
The fund launched in May of last year and provides tax incentives, a PEI Storytelling Development Fund, and provisions for training local crew.
Read the Playback Magazine by Angelica Babiera here