A BUMBER WINNING CROP AT SERIAC 2018

Although only six clubs were represented on the day (9 films including 4 from SDFM), there were an additional 32 individual entries amongst whom were a number of well known members of clubs including our own Alan Cross whose ‘Seven Sisters’ and ‘Ralph Waters’ films received the Creative Sound and the Croydon Documentary Trophies respectively. […]

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SDFM Holiday Film Competition 2018

Five entries were received for this year’s Holiday Film Competition, held on Wednesday 18th April. First up was David Allen’s film entitled ‘Cruise to Norway’ – a very well made travelogue showing the stunning scenery of Scandinavia. The film included some very nice interview clips with excellent use of a radio mic. Next came the […]

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The Albany Film Competition

A good turnout by SDFM members in Chichester on Sunday 22nd April for The Albany competition. Congratulations to David Allen for his award winning film ‘Stay for the Raffle’, featuring almost every club member! Unfortunately Lucy Goldberg and Alan Cross’s elephant film ‘The Elephant’ didn’t pick up any awards despite a good audience reaction when […]

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BIAFF 2018 – More awards for us!!!

Although the film festival takes place over the weekend of 14th and 15th April in Harrogate, all the entries have already been judged and South Downs have won some impressive awards.  How about 5 stars! yes 5 stars for our ‘Travel Companion’, and 4 stars for Alan Cross’s ‘Ralph Waters Organist’. And it doesn’t finish […]

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Ferring Cup Competition

Wednesday 7th February was our annual Ferring Cup competition together with the 1-minute and 2-minute Hot Shorts competitions. 9 entries made it to the Ferring Cup final, 3 for the 2-min Hot Shorts, but only 2 were entered for the 1-min Hot Shorts competition, so whilst the films were shown, there were not enough entries […]

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Production News – Mar/Apr 2018

David Allen’s film for the Albany competition, ‘Please Stay for the Raffle’, has completed post production and is scheduled for previewing to the club in early April. (Below: On set with director David Allen, actors Peter Cornwell and Jim Anderson, and cameraman Mike Spanton). Due to circumstances beyond our control, filming on Alan Cross’s production […]

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