The Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film and media that includes local and international talent. They are bonded by their shared interest in drama, comedy, action, and documentaries that explore the human condition. This festival gives a chance for both filmmakers and moviegoers to discuss the technical and creative aspects of filmmaking.
For the festival’s Atlantic Shorts Program, it featured a short film by Megan Pegg. Megan is an MSVU student who is described by the university as a talented needle felting artist whose work has been showcased at the university’s Art Gallery.
In 2009, Megan discover art through Team Possibles, an organization led by Renee Forrestall, a visual artist. She has shown her felting creations at the MSVU Art Gallery’s Annual Mount Community Show in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Her other body of work consists of photography, painting, and drawing.
She is a history student and is enrolled in the Mount Ability program. This program is a route to higher education for students who self-identify as having a condition that would have otherwise prevented them from attending
Megan Pegg’s Art was the subject for their Atlantic Shorts 5 which features films that illustrates artistic craft, expression, and skill. Megan Pegg’s work was shown on September 18, 2022 at Parklane Cinemas in Halifax. The movie displays Megan Pegg’s felting artwork, which has grown over time into substantial pieces that have appeared in exhibitions at MSVU. Despite the difficulties she still has as a result of her cerebral palsy, she does not let them slow her down or limit her inventiveness.
You can still watch her film and other amazing films in the AIFF website.
More to this story at https://www.msvu.ca/msvu-students-artwork-the-subject-of-short-film-premiering-at-atlantic-film-festival/
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