Camera bashing!

An evening of ‘camera bashing’ took place at the club meeting on Wednesday 16th January. No not literally but a chance to hear from the experts on the merits, special features and affordable market choices of CAMCORDER v DSLR v OTHERS.  Howard Johnson put together a short presentation of different types of cameras illustrating pros and cons […]

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Mark Jones evening

Our good friend Mark Jones entertained us in his own inimitable way on the club evening of 21st November. Christmas Past, Present & Future was his theme for the evening with him highlighting his own work and activities past, present & future.  Photo below shows our chairman Roy Powell with Mark in contemplative mood. 

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Shirley Western visits SDFM to preview biopic about her life

Wednesday 7th November saw the premiere of David Allen’s amazing biopic about Shirley Western, the legendary big band singer, who has been in the entertainment business for more than 60 years. Shirley, 82, has entertained around the UK and internationally. At one time, she led her own band, ‘Shirley Western and the Rocking Ravers’, and […]

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SDFM collects Best Comedy award and a handful of others at the Sussex Film Festival

9 club members (out of a total of about 40 people) attended the Sussex Film Festival this year at Wivelsfield Village Hall on Sunday 7th October, and enjoyed a huge variety of films from all across Sussex. All 22 entries for the competition were shown interspersed with a refreshment break and a delicious buffet. SDFM […]

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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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