SERIAC                       (SOUTH EAST REGION OF THE  IAC)


The 40th Kent Film Festival was held on the 28th September 2013, and this year had 44 entries.


Dorothy Batten            

Freddy Beard

Ria Hayes

Annabelle Lancaster FACI

Reg Lancaster FACI

Craig Robinson





Shooters Hill



Canterbury Institute of Performing Arts

Final Judges

Geof Caudwell

John Gibbs FACI

David Newman

Derby Movie Makers

Nuneaton and IAC


Winner of the Kent Film Festival

‘The Caretaker’

A Kent Youth Theatre summer film project

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Bruce Partleton  receives  Barclay Trophy for Best film in the Festival, and Johnson Trophy for Best Acting.

Most entertaining film

'Hard Boiled'

A film by Phoenix Performing Arts Senior Drama Class

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Sophie Gauriglia, Ilona and Andrew Kent, winners of the Most Entertaining Film Trophy, Canterbury Cup for Sound and the Mike Turner Drama Award for Drama.

Acorn Trophy - Best IAC Club Film

‘The Devil is in the Detail’

Medway Film Makers

Charlesworth Trophy - Best photography

‘More than Steam and Smoke’

Sam Brown - OVFM

Animation Trophy

‘Chicken Books’

James Fitzgerald Reed  Watch here

Cornwallis Trophy - One Minute Film


John Sharp  Watch here

Les Holtum Cup - Documentary

‘Enid Blyton - The Beckenham Years’

Mike Shaw - Footprint Productions

Les Paine Trophy - Holiday/Travelogue

‘Okavango Safari’

Linda Mercer - SPFM

Vic Currie Comedy Plate - Comedy

‘Korky - A Life in Film’

Peter MacPherson  - SPFM  

Dennis Minett Plate - Editing

‘Friends in Need’

Roy de Boise - SPFM

Maiden Trophy - First Time Winner

‘The Glass Church’

Dorothy Batten - SPFM

Kent Film Festival Trophy - Best Other


Russ Gomm

Lazer Rush Kent Award - Kent Subject

‘The Village Mosaic’

Barbara Darby - OVFM

Junior Trophy

‘The Boy in White’

Joshua Evans

Highly Commended

‘The Rose’

Bruce Partleton Granville Theatre


Graham Evans - SPFM



Linda Mercer - SPFM

‘Eastbourne - Empress of the South’

Mike and Jo Coad  OVFM

‘We are Robots’

Bruce Partleton - Sandwich Technology School

The Real Pamela Anderson’

Colin Spicer