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PEI filmmaker uses his tiny home province as inspiration

Adam Perry’s first feature about an Irish moss farmer is getting nationwide attention
Adam Perry draws inspiration for his films from his home province of PEI. (Submitted)

The filmmaking community in PEI may be tiny, but its members are passionate about making their home province proud.

A screen grab from the trailer for the yet-undeveloped P.E.I. feature thriller, A Small Fortune. (A Small Fortune/Vimeo)

Adam Perry has lived his entire life in Prince Edward Island, Canada's smallest province, and has created web series based on the island life. Now, the first feature film he's working on is turning heads outside of PEI.

A Small Fortune, the tale of a desperate Irish moss farmer and a bag of money that washes on shore, is being developed with the National Screen Institute's emerging filmmaker program. Adam and his producers also were just selected to make a short film based on A Small Fortune.

Watch the teaser trailer for A Small Fortune: