Star Studded Animation Festival returns for Successful Fifth Year

  Canterbury played host to some of the biggest names in animation at the fifth Canterbury Anifest this weekend. Film makers and animation students were just some of the crowds who flocked to Augustine House this weekend for the festival. Over 1000 people attended this year to enjoy the wide variety of talks, screenings and […]



Take Me Out returns to The Maidstone Studios

The Maidstone Studios will once again be hosting the successful ITV1 series of Take Me Out when it returns later this year for the show’s third series. Each show see’s match maker Paddy McGuinness try and fix-up 30 single ladies with just a few lucky lads who are looking for their dream date. Geoff Miles […]



Kent Horror Film to Premier at World Famous Empire Cinema in Leicester Square

The latest Camcorder-style horror to hit the silver screen, The Tapes, is set to premier at the Empire Cinema in Leicester Squareon the 22nd of September 2011. Following in the footsteps of The Blair Witch Project, the film features the terrifying events that occurred in 2008 when a group of three teenagers decided to film […]



One to Watch: Local Animation Company going from strength to strength

Animation Company Animate and Create has gone from strength to strength over the past year. Formed in 2007, the Whitstable based company scooped the “One to Watch” award at the Canterbury Culture Awards in June this year and Creative Director of Animate and Create Dan Richards had this to say about the company’s first accolade […]



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Animate & Create Nominated for a hat trick of awards!

    Animate & Create Nominated for a hat trick of awards! We are pleased to announce that Animate & Create and its Creative Director Dan Richards have been selected as finalists  for the Kent Excellence In Business Awards 2011 (KEIBA) in the  categories Best Business from the Creative Industries a s   well as Young […]



Kent Cultural Baton Residency Brief – Folkestone

    Kent County Council’s Arts Development Unit, on behalf of the Kent Cultural Baton Board, wishes to appoint an Artist/Filmmaker in Residence for Folkestone. We are specifically looking for Filmmakers or Artists with a specialism in moving image work.  The residency will take place on selected dates between July 3rd and early August 2011.  The […]



You’re having a Laugh! Thanet’s Comedy Oscars Night held in Margate

Margate-based media company Beeping Bush hosted the 2 Days’ Laughter April Fools’ comedy short film screening on 2nd April 2011 with over 250 comedy fans packing out The Theatre Royal Margate to watch the 46 films made by filmmakers from all over the UK. 2 Days’ Laughter bills itself as the ‘World’s Most Accessible International Comedy […]



Red Sails captures a piece of history

Kent’s waterways are featuring in a new documentary that promises to give a unique insight into the fascinating history of the Thames Sailing Barge. Red Sails is currently being produced by Kent-based company Countrywide Productions.  It tells the story of the sailing barges that used the Swale, Medway and Thames Estuaries, as well as other […]