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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Film Orientated Quiz Night

A great Quiz night was held on Wednesday 22nd July, as part of the monthly club meeting held using Zoom. 13 members plus guest joined the meeting for the quiz, which consisted of 10 rounds of 6 questions. There were a mixture of film orientated and general knowledge questions. First place was tied by 3 […]

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Holiday Competition Results

Despite the fact we were not in Ferring Village Hall, we managed to run the annual Holiday Competition at our recent Zoom club meeting on Wednesday 17th June. There were 7 entries for the competition. Once everybody had joined the Zoom meeting, Roy Powell welcomed members and kicked off the meeting with club information and […]

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SERIAC successes for SDFM – We’re gonna need a bigger trophy cabinet!

This years SERIAC Film Festival was due to take place on 18th April at the Oast Theatre in Tonbridge, and of course it did not happen. However all the film entries were still judged by the judging panel, and awards made in the various categories. SDFM had some considerable success as follows: ‘PAINTING WITH GLASS’ […]

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Another successful ‘virtual’ club meeting with film premiere

Yes, the latest club meeting on Wednesday 20th May was held as another ‘virtual’ on-line meeting, with members joining together using the Zoom conferencing tool. Members had no trouble logging in having experienced using Zoom at our previous meeting back in April. But this time was slightly different. Having tried the screen sharing function to […]

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In for a Penny…

SDFM’s competition success continued in April at Weymouth Movie Makers’ third year of holding the ‘Penny Cup’ – an open competition for clubs and individuals for films up to 15 minutes in length. In total, 23 entries were received for this year’s competition with ‘Dead on Time’, directed by Mike Spanton and written & produced […]

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