9 films and 50 minutes later, and Christmas was all over for another year!

SDFM club members were treated to 9 very different films produced by it’s own club members, shown in a playlist on the SDFM YouTube channel in it’s annual Christmas Film Competition. This encompassed a variety of holiday films edited over the Christmas holiday period together with films made specifically to reflect the lockdown situation over […]

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Members’ Films Night

Wednesday 20th January saw us watching a varied selection of films produced by club members. The invitation to join the Zoom meeting had also been sent out to members of Surrey Border Film Makers, following their invitation to us to join in their members’ films night. 3 of their members Zoomed in together with 13 […]

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The Club Christmas Social

15 South Downs Film Makers members and 3 guests enjoyed the club Christmas Party on Zoom on 16th Dec. Pauline pulled a cracker to open the evening, and we then shared cracker jokes and then memories of Christmas past. We listened to poetry and readings including contributions from John Fisher, John Lovell and Pauline Reymond. […]

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We watched Surrey Border’s Film Competition – Great Fun!

SDFM, along with many other film clubs in the (not necessarily South) of England, were invited to join Surrey Border Movie Makers for their annual member’s Club Competition on Friday 4th December. Several SDFM members Zoomed in and enjoyed 13 film in the competition, plus a comedy starter, in the company of others from as […]

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The World Premiere – what an occasion!

Yes the World Premiere of our Worthing Community Chest film – ‘From Rags to Riches’ – took place on Zoom on Wednesday 18th November. 14 club members + 2 WCC representatives + 1 guest + 1 potential new club member (+ Martin of course), enjoyed a great evening from watching the film itself, to discussing […]

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All the recent film competition results and SDFM’s successes

3 competitions have taken place and SDFM have achieved some success: Surrey Border Inter-Club competition on Zoom on 2nd October. A number of film clubs from the south east entered films and the final result was extremely close – BUT WE WON! with our entry ‘Painting with Glass’. Our very close rival was a great film […]

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We’re back with physical meetings (at the moment!)

In August we held a Zoom meeting and watched and listened to a seminar on YouTube by award-winning producer and broadcaster Richard Speziale who scripted and edited the documentary BURMA: AN INDICTMENT (Best Documentary – 2010 Soho International Film Festival).  After some discussion about how SDFM members could bring the techniques from the seminar to their […]

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