Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Atlantic Film Festival is set to take place September 11-20, 2008 and Eastlink is pleased to once again support the event as the official telecommunications provider.
As an Atlantic Canadian company, Eastlink is proud to be part of one of the most successful cultural events in Atlantic Canada - celebrating the talent of Producers, Directors, Actors, Gaffers and Grips, and everyone in between that make the magic of film making happen.
"We are pleased to bring the Atlantic Film Festival to viewers across our service areas," said Michael Smith. "Eastlink Television will bring exclusive interviews and the excitement of the Festival to television screens everywhere."
Beginning with the Opening Night Gala Festivities, Eastlink Television will be live from the Red Carpet on Argyle Street in Halifax on September 11th at 10pm. Valerie Hould-Marchand, Matt Beardsley, and the rest of the Eastlink All Access Pass correspondents will have exclusive interviews and behind the scenes insight every night throughout the Festival at 6:30 pm on Eastlink Television. Between programs, Eastlink will present all Film Festival event listings and schedules on the special Atlantic Film Festival Edition Notice Board on Eastlink Television.
Eastlink continues to support our local talent that began making films in our home and neighbouring communities, whom are now premiering their work on the world stage. Every year, Eastlink Television is involved in many fundraisers, which annually generate over $2 million in funding for many charitable causes. For more information on any of Eastlink Television's programming, please visit www.Eastlink.ca/eltv
Operating from its headquarters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink is the fifth largest cable company in Canada and was the first to offer customers local telephone service over a state-of-the-art digital network. Eastlink is one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies with more than 800 employees who provide a range of communications, entertainment & advertising services to business and residential customers across the Atlantic Provinces. For more information on Eastlink products and services, please visit www.eastlink.ca
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