News, Events and Opportunities
The first Folkestone Documentary festival takes place at the Creative Folkestone Quarterhouse and the Silver Screen Cinema in partnership with Film Hub South East, Creative Folkestone Festival Fund, and Folkestone Town Council.
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Trainee Finder, ScreenSkills’ highly-respected programme of paid placements for new entrants opens for recruitment tomorrow with at least 250 places available. Applications close 5 December. Click here for more info
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.
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.
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
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.
‘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.
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.