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Current Opportunities

Hi3 Network: Are You Innovation Ready?

Hi3 Network‘s 3-day programme was developed for small businesses and sole-traders looking to understand how to future-proof their business and find innovation through creative technologies. These sessions take place from 10:30am – 4pm and include time to network with like-minded peers, as well as take built-in breaks.

Click here to find out more and book your space

Join Screen South at the Creative Folkestone Open Quarter, Friday 17th Sep, for an introduction to the Hi3 Network and creative digital interactivity, as well as a discussion on the future of Folkestone’s Digital Hub. We will also be showcasing our recent New Creatives Interactive work made in partnership with BBC Arts.

Click here to find out more and book your space

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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News

September 18, 2021 - September 18, 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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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Alumni

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

September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Katie O’Hara – The BFI Film Academy to Elstree Studios

Find out more about one of our BFI Film Academy Alumni Katie O'Hara who is on her way to Elstree Studios

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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Twenty, Forty, Sixty

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.

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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Jemima Hughes – Technology for Talking

Find out more about Jemima Hughes and Technology for talking. (How to speak when you don't have a voice.)

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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Charlie Tidmas from Folkestone to Features

Find out more about one of our BFI Film Academy Alumni Charlie who has carved out an impressive career so far leading him to write two feature film scrips, a short and sit-com bible.

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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Astrid Goldsmith – Quarantine

Find out more about local Animator Astrid Goldsmith and her commission for the BFI / BBC Animation 2018 talent scheme, Quarantine which Screen South Produced.

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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

Ryan Bloom – Maidstone to LA

Find out more about one of our first BFI Film Academy Alumni who has carved out an impressive career so far leading him all the way to LA

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Past News

September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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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September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

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 - September 18, 2021

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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Find out how you can enter the Kent Film Foundation Short Film Challenge and see our BFI Film Academy entries from this year’s Academy.

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After her identical twin is eaten alive by a shark, Juliet tries to come to terms with her sister’s unconventional death via unconventional means… Find out how you can support “Departure Point” crowdfunding

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