In Production Now: Ruby Blue

Produced by Medb Films, Ruby Blue was shot entirely in Thanet and Deal. The film stars Bob Hoskins as Jack, a recently widowed man who finds comfort in his relationship with Florrie (Jessica Stewart) , an 8 year old girl and Stephanie (Josiane Balasko), a woman with an even darker past than his own. Director Jan […]

Eastenders Visits Kent

 04/07 – Locations around Kent were used in the Eastenders Easter Monday special. Kent Filming Locations: St. Giles Church, Wormshill, The Ringlestone Inn, Nr. Harrietsham and Court Lodge Farm in Stansted, Kent. Kent was visited by members of the cast and crew of Eastenders back in January. Scenes for the Easter Monday episode were shot […]

Scam Squad film with KCC’s Trading Standards Service

KCC’s Trading Standards Service feature in new BBC 3 series. KCC’s Trading Standards Service feature in six programmes of BBC Three’s new series, The Scam Squad For several months, trading standards officers from Kent and Surrey were followed during their day job by a film crew from Talkback Thames Productions, the company which brings you X […]

Medb Films wins Kent Creative Industries Award

  Medb Films wins Kent Creative Industries Award at the 2007 Kent Business Awards. Sponsored by the Kent Film Office, the Kent Creative Industries Award was presented to Medb Films at the 2007 Kent Business Awards ceremony on the 21st June. Based at and in partnership with James Thomas’ Royal Harbour Hotel Ramsgate, Medb Films is […]

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 […]