News, Events and Opportunities
Screen South PhD Opportunity: Multimodal interfaces to enable multisensory accessible interaction in remote cultural environments through telepresence robots
Screen South are teaming up with Praminda Caleb-Solly at the University of Nottingham to offer a PhD opportunity. The focus of this PhD will be to study the potential of telepresence robots, and other digital tech such as haptics and VR, to enable greater access and engagement with Museums and their collections. Find out more here:
RECRUITING NOW – Screen South is recruiting for a Personal assistant to the Managing Director & Project Support, based at our Folkestone office. Click here to find out more.
As part of the’ Open Doors: Step-up’ project Screen South are looking for professional experts to lead discovery sessions for local people in Folkestone
Find out more about one of our BFI Film Academy Alumni Katie O'Hara who is on her way to Elstree Studios
After the success of the Random Act ‘Digital Tattoo: Artefact 1’, Katie and Rebecca Dale-Everett have gone onto launch a successfull production company 'Kabecca Films' and have since created the dance piece ‘Twenty, Forty, Sixty’. Find out more about their journey here.
BFI Kent Film Academy Alumni Georgia Thornton was selected by Trinity College London for Progress in her Arts Award achievements.
Mdhamiri Á Nkemi - BFI to Editor
Find out more about how BFI Kent Film Academy helped Mdhamiri Á Nkemi become a successful editor
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘Future Perfect; Future Imperfect’ Hybrids, Scroungers – or Just Phased Out? Friday 2nd July 2021, 2pm-4pm. Click here for more information
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.