Denver, CO, USA
Kent was acknowledged in California Art Review, reviewed in The Denver Post, included in Denver, Confluence of the Arts and featured in Popular Photography, and the Los Angeles Times. He has a BS Business Degree from CU-Boulder, and did graduate work in the School of Environmental Design at CU-Denver. He was awarded a full scholarship to the prestigious Standford Publishing Class for Professionals in 1990. More importantly, Kent went to the Victor School where he was mentored by Al Weber, a highly respected fine-artist, successful commercial photographer, and revered educator.
In 1993 Kent produced and hosted Photo-Talk on Denver's access DCTV, and later became an independent producer for (CBS affiliate KCNC-4) for four years. His segments promoted local artists. Kent’s was part of Mosaic’s programming that won a national award in 1998 for the top 30 national markets from the National Broadcast Association for Community Affairs and judged by the University of Missouri School of Journalism. In 2006 his documentary, A Woman Ranching the Rockies, was aired prime-time on Denver’s PBS station KBDR and later reviewed in the Oxford Journals. In 2008 Kent won Best Colorado Film at the Colorado Independence Film Festival and in 2009 a Remi Special Juror’s Award at Worldfest-Houston for Grandma Builds an Earthship. He was also awarded first place in photography at the Banff Cultural Center and his work was exhibited in hundreds of communities around the world through Banff’s 2010 Mountain Film World Tour. Kent’s latest film, Bumming Colorado’s Ski Country, was awarded Best Documentary in 2013 by both the Mountain Film Awards located out of Mammoth Lakes, California and the Reel Awards in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It was also an official selection by the Breckenridge International Festival of Film and was awarded a Platninum Remi Award at Worldfest Houston in 2014.
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