Kent TV is Launched

Kent TV was launched on Friday 21st September  2007 at an exclusive event held at The Maidstone Studios. The web-based channel is run by the independent production company Ten Alps  and funded by Kent County Council. Kent TV will highlight the best that Kent has to offer. It will be the community channel worth tuning into. Bob […]

The Skoda Fabia Advert

A Kent-based commercial bakers helped create one of the most iconic adverts in recent years. The Cake Bake Company in Gravesend, spent three days baking the 420 Madeira cakes used in the Skoda advert where a real-size car is built entirely out of cake. Using specially-designed large tins, four bakers worked to adapt their standard […]

Animate and Create animation competition!

Dan Richards, the creator of the Windmill Boy, has launched an animation competition aimed at Primary and Secondary school pupils in association with Kent TV, Extended Schools Service and Clean Kent. To enter the competition all you need to do is submit an animation no longer than 30 seconds in length around the theme ‘Cleaner, […]

Kent authors latest adaptation hits our screens!

Originally from Essex, Martina Cole now lives in Kent and has written 14 novels, most of which are based in the ganglands of east London. The Take focuses on Freddie Jackson (Tom Hardy) who has recently been released from prison and is determined to use his inside connections to make a name for himself. His […]

Dartford-born director Andrea Arnold scoops an Oscar for short film

  Born and raised in Dartford, Andrea Arnold has gained critical success across the globe, winning an Oscar for her short live action film Wasp. She has also just picked up a coveted BAFTA, to go alongside her Cannes Jury Prize and her 5 Scottish BAFTA’s, for her first feature length film Red Road. Red […]

Kent Film and Television Board

In December 2006 the Kent Film and Television Board was launched. Chaired by Ramsgate’s Brenda Blethyn the board was brought together by Kent County Council to inform the Kent Film Office and to raise the profile of the County as a filming location. Brenda Blethyn said: “I am delighted Kent County Council has taken this […]

Thanet is Beautiful!

Win £500 worth of vouchers in this open photo and video competition.   ‘Thanet is beautiful, let’s keep it that way’ is the name of Thanet District Council’s anti litter campaign launched in July 2006, which promotes the importance of taking pride in our communities and keeping Thanet tidy. This year Thanet Council are launching a […]

A Canterbury Tale Screening!

For the first time a film was screened at Canterbury Cathedral BBC South East, with support from Kent Film Office and Screen South, organised a prestigious event at Canterbury Cathedral. For the first time Michael Powell’s  film  A Canterbury Tale  was shown in the Cathedral Nave. The event was attended by Michael Powell’s widow Thelma […]