Past News

November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South Hi3 Level 3 Festival

The Screen South Hi3 Level 3 Festival is a fun, fascinating exploration into playful media by and for autistic, learning disabled, and neurodivergent people. Click here to find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South Hi3 Network Panel: How Writers Can Shape the Future of Immersive Storytelling

Join Screen South at the Folkestone Book Festival for our lates Hi3 Network Panel: How Writers Can Shape the Future of Immersive Storytelling. This free panel session invites writers, readers and audiences to think about their places in immersive storytelling. Click here to find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022
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Virtual Sheds – A Free Course

What’s missing from your Man Cave? Learn how to design and create your ideal hideaway in an animation world in this free six-week course.

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October 3, 2022 - October 3, 2022

Kent BFI Film Academy 2022 – 2023 – Applications Now Open

Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Want a career in the film industry? If so, the Kent BFI Film Academy is for you. Click here to find out more. Deadline 10am, Mon 3rd Oct 2022

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

The Equity of Recruitment – A “Fair” Process? A Curating for Change Sector Forum

Join us at this online sector forum, aiming to equip delegates with tools on how to deliver an inclusive recruitment practice for D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent applicants.

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October 18, 2022 - October 18, 2022

Immersive and XR Documentary Sessions

Screen South and Crossover are teaming up to present a free half day Immersive and XR Documentary Event with inspirational speakers and panels from the best in international documentary VR, XR, and interactive projects, open to all. Click here to find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A statement from Screen South on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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October 18, 2022 - October 20, 2022

Immersive and XR Documentary LAB

The Screen South Hi3 Immersive and XR Documentary Lab, delivered by Crossover, is a three-day incubation programme for creative teams to take a deep dive into the immersive documentary world and develop their own immersive documentary ideas under the guidance of a team of expert mentors. Click here to find out more

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September 13, 2022 - September 15, 2022

BLACK RABBiT Live

BRiGHTBLACK invite you to join them on a weird ride through BLACK RABBiT. It’s the video game on everyone's lips but nobody is saying why!?! Click here to find out how you can get involved.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South Hi3 3 Day Green Screen Lab

Working in Screen South’s new green screen studio, we are offering a select few a free 3 day Green Screen Lab where Digital and Creative practitioners will have the opportunity to learn about Green Screen production using Unreal Engine. Click here to find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Creative Folkestone Open Quarter – Screen South’s Gaming Lab

Join Screen South as part of the Hi3 Open Quarter. We invite you to join our free gaming lab and Green Screen open event from 10am - 5pm at the Digital Glassworks. Delve into our games station and play a mixture of retro pioneering games and more modern PC titles, alongside a number of VR experiences. Attendees will also have the chance to try out our new Green Screen Studio. Click here to find out more

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South’s 20th Anniversary and New Creatives’ Showcase Event

Screen South is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with an open to all Showcase Event on the 11th June. This event will showcase the 93 Film, Audio and Interactive pieces created as part of New Creatives South East. Click here to find out more and book your ticket.

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November 29, 2021 - January 10, 2022

CFC – Curatorial Fellowships Apply Now

NOW RECRUITING - Curating for Change Curatorial Fellowships, February 2022 to July 2023. Do you love museums and want to begin to pursue a career in curating? Do you define yourself as D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent? Apply for Accentuate’s 18-month Curating for Change Curatorial Fellowships now.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Creative Robot at Hastings Contemporary

Are you a disabled person or someone with a long-term health condition? Perhaps you're still concerned about going into public spaces with the ongoing risk of Covid 19 or you find getting into public spaces difficult anyway due to your impairment. Do you also love visiting art galleries or taking part in creative activities? Find out more about the new Robot tours at Hastings Contemporary.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South Launch Open Doors, Step-Up

Screen South launches a new exciting and free scheme for Folkestone town residents aged 16 and over. If your interests include making short videos on your phone, enjoying gaming, or you are fascinated by AR/VR or the world of sound, Screen South are here to support you in turning your hobby into a career. Find out more here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

JAM on the Marsh – Short Film Competition 2022

JAM on the Marsh, in collaboration with Screen South, has opened its short film competition, open to all residents, of any age or ability, in London and the South East. Click here to find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

University of Leicester and Culture &’s New Museum School Advanced Programme – Now Recruiting

We are pleased to help support our colleagues at the University of Leicester with the promotion of their latest recruitment for the next cohort of the New Museum School Advanced Programme, which offers fully funded MAs and the chance to be part of a wider movement for inclusive transformation to groups under represented in the sector. For more information, click here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

JAM on the Marsh – A Series of Filmmaking Sessions

JAM on the Marsh and Screen South are very pleased to invite South East residents to apply to join five days of free Filmmaking Training Sessions for ages 16 plus, based at the Screen South, Digital Hub, Folkestone. Find out more and how to apply here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South Hi3 Immersive Storylab Workshop and Course

Find out more about the Screen South & BRiGHTBLACK VR and AR course, designed to equip participants with the knowledge and insight to design and explore innovative approaches to VR project/story development and world building.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

The Marsh: All In A Day’s Work

As part of Fifth Continent filmmaking, Screen South are producing a mini-documentary entitled The Marsh: All In A Day’s Work. Find out how you can get involved here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Curating for Change Launched

Curating for Change, a ground-breaking work placement programme for D/deaf and disabled curators in museums, launches today thanks to an award of £950,900.00 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Free Camera Workshops – Fifth Continent

Screen South are running a Camera Workshop in advance of our filming the Marsh Mosaic Event on Saturday 21st August. If you are intersted in attending the workshop or volunteering to help film the event, please click here for more information.

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October 20, 2021 - October 20, 2021

Curating for Change Report launched: Disabled People Leading in Museums

Screen South, through our Accentuate Programme, is delighted to launch our report, Curating for Change: disabled people leading in museums. This is based on extensive consultation we have undertaken over the last year in preparation for the Curating for Change programme (subject to funding).

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Discover the New Creatives Interactive Projects, Now Available

As part of New Creatives South East, we recently commissioned 4 Interactive projects. Click here to find out more about how you can discover these unique pieces.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

D4D Future Perfect: Future Imperfect Mini Online Festival

‘Future Perfect; Future Imperfect’ Hybrids, Scroungers – or Just Phased Out? Friday 2nd July 2021, 2pm-4pm. Click here for more information

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Filming on the Marsh – Filmmaking Volunteers Needed

We are in search of volunteers to capture footage of a number of events taking place on the Marsh in Kent during June-August 2021.

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May 27, 2021 - June 10, 2021

Screen South & South East Creatives presents: The Kent Film Sessions

Welcome to The Kent Film Sessions. A series of Industry Conversations with News & Networking. Our First Session is Thursday 27th May. Click here to find out more and register for your free place.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

New Creatives AUDIO Applications Now Open!

Apply now for an AUDIO New Creatives Commission. Click here to find out all the information

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Let’s Touch BASE: Discovering Collaboration Across Borders

Create Converge, together with BASE Conference, would like to invite you to join us, and an international pool of companies, in discussing and exploring international collaboration between creative, digital, and technologies companies in the EU.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

JAM on the Marsh Film Challenge – The Winners!

Watch the entries to the JAM on the Marsh Film Challenge and find out who came 1st.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Industry sessions in partnership with Screen South and Violet Pictures

South East Creatives, in partnership with Screen South, is running a series of Industry Sessions, open to all in Kent's Creative Sector. To find out more and to book onto these sessions, click here

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August 24, 2021 - October 11, 2021

BFI Film Academy 2021-2022 – Now Open for Applications

Are you 16-19? Passionate about film? Interested in a career in the film industry? If so, the BFI Film Academy is for you. This course offers you the chance to be part of our future film industry. Click here to find out how to apply. Deadline 5pm on Monday 11th October 2021

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Spirit Corp longlisted for Lumen Prize

New Creative piece ‘Spirit Corp’ by Sian Fan has been longlisted for the Lumen Prize.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

BBC Interactive Workshop – Find out more about the New Free BBC Interactive Tools and New Creatives Interactive

Sign up to our latest New Creatives Workshop in partnership with the BBC. Find out, direct from the BBC, about their new online Free Interactive Production Tools and how to apply for New Creatives Interactive - Deadline 8th October​

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

New Creatives Audio – Deadline Extended

We have re-opened the deadline for the New Creatives Audio Commissions. Click here to find out how you can apply. Deadline 3rd August Midday.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Screen South and Accentuate launch Curating for Change

Curating for Change, aims to tackle the underrepresentation of D/deaf and disabled people in our Museums, secures National Lottery funding. To find our more about the project click here.

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May 18, 2020 - July 6, 2020

Funding opportunities NOW OPEN for New Creatives Film & Audio​

New Creatives is an exciting new talent development scheme that offers commissioning opportunities for emerging artists to create new artistic works in film, or audio or interactive media, designed for BBC platforms. Applications are now open for New Creatives to be commissioned by the BBC. Find out more.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Sir Quentin Blake Artwork sells out in seconds

The Quentin Blake art sale has now sadly ended, with each piece selling in seconds. Click here to find out more about this event.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Sir Quentin Blake supports Screen South’s Accentuate programme.

Sir Quentin Blake has generously donated 10 original artworks for sale to support Screen South’s Accentuate programme as part of the Artist Support Pledge. To find out more and how you can purchase an orignal Quentin Blake, click here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

A Year In The Life Of The Romney Marsh 2020

Screen South has been working with the local residents of the Romney Marsh area to create a film calender: A Year In The Life Of The Romney Marsh. Click here to see this month's entry and find out how you can get involved.

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April 26, 2020 - April 26, 2020

GET ANIMATED!

We are excited to announce the next launch of New Creatives from the South East Region with GET ANIMATED:  being broadcast this Sunday 26 April 2020 on BBC4 at 10:55pm, and available to watch after BBC iPlayer. It will include works from four of our New Creatives; Sian Fan, Chris Dunlevy, Jordan Buckner and Catriona Carswell, with dark, amusing and creative animated examinations of our world.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Over Hawkinge

Are you interested in commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and Hawkinge's role in said Battle? We are planning to work with local community groups to make a project around this topic, lead by you. To find out how you can get involved, click here.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

JAM on the Marsh – Film Competition and Filmmaking Masterclasses

JAM on the Marsh and Screen South, with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund funded Fifth Continent, are launching an exciting new film making competition, open to residents of Kent or Sussex.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Fifth Continent – Film Calendar

Find out how you can get involved in creating the Fifth Continent - Film Calendar 2020

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

New Creatives Online

We are proud to annouce the first New Creatives Films and Audio pieces are now up online and being shown on BBC Four. Click here to find out how you can watch and listen to the next generation of Creatives.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Autumn Film Challenge – The Winners!

Watch the entries to the Fifth Continent Autumn Film Challenge and find out who came 1st.

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November 28, 2022 - November 28, 2022

Kent in WW1 – The Whitehead Family

In August 2019, Screen South received a phone call from a lady called Patricia who was tracking down her family history and found something interesting on our Kent in WW1 Website.

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January 10, 2019 - November 28, 2022

At the House of Commons: Meeting with policymakers, planning for the future

At our final event at the House of Commons with funders and policy makers, we made the case for all our project has achieved – and looked for the pledges that will embed the stories of deaf and disabled people in museums in the future.

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February 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019

BBC & Screen South launch New Creatives

100 new and emerging artists across the South East will be commissioned to make fresh and innovative short films, audio and interactive works in a new talent development scheme being launched today by BBC Arts and Arts Council England.

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