365: A Year in the Life exhibition success!

365: A Year in the Life is a community photography project that recorded a year in the life of Canterbury, Faversham, and the Isle of Sheppey during 2011. This unique project sees residents submitting pictures on every day of the year, recording people, events and places in their local area. The project ran an exhibition […]



Kent Fire and Rescue Service announces “Hot Shots” competition winner!

Hot Shots competition logo

The Kent Fire and Rescue Service launched a film competition earlier this year called ‘Hot Shots’ and the winner has been announced as Sam Nimmo. The Kent Film Office wishes to congratulate Sam, especially as it was the first film he has ever made! The competition was open to all 15-21 year olds living in […]



“Late September” showing at the Gulbenkian Cinema on Thursday 16th August

Late September - Jim (Bob Goody) on the Swale Estuary

Following its premiere screening at last years Cambridge Film Festival, Jon Sanders’ “Late September” will be showing at the Gulbenkian Cinema in Canterbury on Thursday 16th August 2012, followed by a special Q&A session. Late September takes place over 24 hours, in a beautiful Kent house and garden, and follows the course and aftermath of […]



Quadrangle Film Festival tickets on sale now!

Quadrangle Film Festival Poster

  Quadrangle Film Festival tickets on sale now! Dates: 14th-16th September 2012 Price: £80/£60 concessions  After a successful debut in 2011, the Kent based Quadrangle Film Festival returns to give young filmmakers a chance to attend workshops, screenings and discussions where ideas are exchanged with a wide variety of talents ranging from students to professional documentary […]



FREE SUMMER WORKSHOPS FOR 17-26 YEAR OLDS!

Film Trainees

  As part of the Swale Film Festival, the organisers are offering a great opportunity to the young people in Kent. If you have an interest in film or television or if you’re specifically into photography, writing, make up, costume, design or art, then this course is for YOU! You don’t need any previous experience; […]



FREE film making workshop this summer for young people

  Summer Filmlab: Mechanical Me Monday 23 July — Friday 27 July 2012 Arts and Media Summer School at UCA Rochester Campus free for students in Year 10 – 13 Ever wanted to write, direct, act or design a TV series? Then were looking for you! Working with Kent based violafilms, this fun, exciting and […]



Danny Potts’ crime thriller Piggy set for general release!

Piggy Film Poster

Kent locations used: Maidstone, Gravesend Piggy is a dark thriller and is tough, shocking and utterly compelling, it is directed by Keiron Hawkes and produced by Danny Potts. The story looks at the downward spiral of a young man, Joe, grieving over the murder of his brother. Joe, played by Martin Compston (The Disappearance of […]



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