We continue to succeed with our films!

Howard, David and Mike from SDFM, attended the 50th Birthday Celebration of the annual SERIAC Sussex Film Festival at Wivelsfield Green Village Hall on Sunday 6th October, and struggled home with armfuls of trophies and awards. The turnout overall was rather disappointing with only 25 people attending from clubs in the south-east, together with individuals […]

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Alan Cross on story, script and screenplay writing

On Wednesday 2nd October Alan Cross gave us a fascinating presentation on all things writing for films.  His presentation included slides and film clips and covered the construction of a story, Log Lines (their construction and use) and screenplay writing. Alan broke down a screenplay and  illustrated it with clips from the film ‘Gladiator’ featuring […]

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Cinematographer Nick Driftwood evening

The evening of Wednesday 5th June was given over to cinematographer Nick Driftwood. Club members saw a presentation Nick made at the The Photography & Video Show at the NEC back in March, and as they were very impressed with what they learned, and the fact that he lives in Brighton, they invited him to […]

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More success at the Chichester Challenge

Thirteen members from SDFM attended the Chichester Challenge, held on Wednesday 15th in Chichester Film & Video Makers clubroom in Tozer Way, Chichester.  Our entries were Dead on Time; Painting with Glass; Ferring Postcard plus two shorts High Jinx and Well Connected.  I am delighted to report that our team were successful in beating our […]

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SDFM success at the Albany

The Albany is a themed film-making competition, held annually since 1966, for film-making clubs across Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.  This year’s competition was hosted by CFVM (last year’s winners) on Sunday 14th April at The Newell Centre, Chichester.  Eleven members and guests from SDFM attended. Seven films were entered for competition and this year’s […]

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