BBC’s Flog It! comes to Chiddingstone Castle

The renowned BBC One antiques programme Flog It!, presented by Paul Martin, is coming to Kent on Thursday 17th July 2014. Antiques show Flog It! is now in its thirteenth series and will visit Chiddingstone Castle, near Edenbridge for the show’s valuation day where the public are invited to bring up to three antiques and […]



Kent festival Anifest running a Logo Design Competition!

Anifest logo

The South East’s only annual animation festival, Anifest is running a competition for a logo design based around this year’s theme of “Manga” so if you are from Kent and have a design talent, get creative and make us a logo! Prizes include tickets to the festival in October, work experience or mentoring with a […]



Kent Film Awards open for entries!

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The Kent Film Awards return as part of the 6th annual Swale Film Festival, with entries open to young people across Kent, so get creative and make an award winning short film. The competition is open to individuals and groups with the winning films earning a Kent Film Award Trophy and a certificate as well […]



Kent filmed Southcliffe up for 4 BAFTA Nominations!

Stephen (Sean Harris) in an army uniform

Channel 4 drama Southcliffe, which was filmed in Faversham and surrounding areas has received four BAFTA nominations at the 2014 Arqiva British Academy Television Awards which celebrate the very best of television from the last year. Southcliffe is up for the Mini-series category as well as Sean Harris for Leading Actor, Rory Kinnear for Supporting Actor and […]



Tulip Fever Casting in Kent this Saturday!

WANT TO BE A FILM EXTRA in KENT? Uni-versalEXTRAS are looking for Film Extras and Supporting Artistes in Kent for a new feature film from Ruby Film (The Other Boleyn Girl) and The Weinstein Company Introducing… TULIP FEVER A 17th Century Love Story directed by Justin Chadwick (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) OPEN CASTING DETAILS […]



For the Fallen – free filmmaking workshops in Kent!

Viola Films are running FREE filmmaking workshops  “For the Fallen” in Kent and will cover a variety of topics such as writing, directing, cinematography, editing and acting! The masterclasses will run in March and April in Sheerness and Gillingham and are open to all ages with no experience necessary. The sessions will be run by some top […]



New Kit Kat advert featuring a dramatic car chase in Kent!

Sheerness Port © Kent Film Office

  The latest Kit Kat advert is an action packed spoof of “The Sweeney” and was filmed at The Port of Sheerness! With a high speed car chase between police and bad baddies wearing masks, you may be mistaken into thinking it’s a film trailer, however, when they all stop to enjoy a quick snack […]



Magwitch premiers on YouTube!

Magwitch film poster - Magwitch kissing a girl

Magwitch is a short film, inspired by Charles Dicken’s Great Expectations and will be premiering on YouTube this Christmas Eve.   Magwitch was commissioned by the BFI and made by Viola Films to celebrate Charles Dickens bicentenary in 2012. It was conceived as a prequel to Great Expectations and tells the tale of famous convict Abel […]



Anifest 2013 a success!

Jim Parkyn's Making Shaun the Sheep workshop © Canterbury Anifest

  The sixth annual Anifest, South East’s only annual animation festival was a great success with over 1,000 people visiting the Canterbury festival to enjoy talks, screenings and workshops from some of the biggest names in animation.  Anifest invites people of all ages to come and experience the magic of animation and 2013 was the […]



BFI Film Academy comes to Kent!

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Date: 2nd, 16th, 30th November, 7th December, 11th 2013, 18th January 2014 Where: Folkestone and The Maidstone Studios Price: £25, although the fee could be waived if you cannot pay it Deadline to apply: 5pm on Thursday 17th October 2013 Are you a Kent based talented filmmaker aged 16-19? Then you must apply to the […]