The British Independent Film Festival is a celebration of the rich diversity of independent British film, and is coming to the Gulbenkian Theatre in Canterbury on Saturday 25th May 2013! This year is the fourth festival and promises to be the most exciting yet as for the first time, it is being simultaneously hosted at [...]
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Stephen James is the writer and director behind 2Steaks Productions, a Kent-based company set up in 2012 and Jeffrey is their first release; a quirky and surprisingly intense 20 minute short in which we are introduced to Jeffrey, the quintessentially English eccentric. Premiered in December 2012, it was filmed over two days and stars Screen [...]
The UK City of Culture is a nationwide competition run by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and aims to use creativity as a tool for cultural regeneration and grow the area in cultural, economical, personal and social aspects. Taking place every four years, the winner hosts a year of mayor cultural events, with [...]
Massive congratulations to animation festival Anifest, which has been nominated for a Destination Canterbury Award at The Culture Awards which highlight achievements that showcase the quality and diversity of the local cultural scene in Canterbury and East Kent. The Destination Canterbury Award is given to any organization, group or individual who has in the [...]
Calling filmmakers – enter the EuroShorts competition and win €20,000 and a first class InterRail pass across Europe!
The European Travel Commission in partnership with Screen South has launched the EuroShorts competition to find a talented filmmaker to create an inspirational short film on the theme “Europe – A Never-Ending Journey”. Submit your idea and you can win the chance to make your film and travel Europe! If you think you have a [...]
Fans of comedy – don’t miss out on the Margate Easter Bank Holiday Comedy Weekend In support of Comic Relief brought to you by Beeping Bush Productions, The Dreamland Trust and Tom Thumb Theatre. This Bank Holiday weekend, Margate’s historic Theatre Royal will host a selection of classic comedy, new stand-up acts and short comedy [...]
Dates: 6th- 8th September 2013 Price: £80/£60 concessions Returning for its third year in September 2013 is the Kent-based Quadrangle Film Festival which showcases local filmmaking talent and brings together both emerging documentary filmmakers and established field professionals in a shared space to discuss creative projects, be inspired and experiment with new ideas away [...]
After the success of last years competition, the Kent Fire and Rescue Service are running the ‘Hot Shots’ film competition once again. Open to all 15-21 year olds living in Kent shopping vouchers are up for grabs and the winner will get to see their film used in future safety campaigns. The judges will be [...]
Popular BBC drama Call the Midwife has filmed at the Historic Dockyard Chatham for the past two series, as well as the 2012 Christmas Special and the Dockyard is now offering group tours for fans of the show to explore the areas used in the much loved TV series. An instant hit, the drama is [...]
UK and Ireland Banff Mountain Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival and as part of its tour will be heading to Canterbury for the first time. Expect a selection of extraordinary short films from the world’s leading adventure film makers which will be exhilarating and thought provoking and a must-see for [...]