30 minus 2 = just the right number for a Covid restricted Summer Barbecue

Our first face-to-face club get-together for such a long time, was our 2021 barbecue. The weather was hot and sunny, the location was ideal as usual (Howard’s large garden), and the food delicious. What a way to re-commence our club actives now, during the lifting of lockdown restrictions. We had to set a limit of […]

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Our Holiday Competition – 2021

As nobody had been on holiday recently, (surprise, surprise), it was time to dig out some older footage and re-edit it, to make something worthy of entry into our annual club holiday competition, on Zoom of course. And 10 films were entered. Howard Johnson put them all on a single YouTube Playlist for us, (with […]

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Chichester 50:50 – film appreciation evening

‘The Chichester Challenge’ is what we usually call our friendly annual competition with Chichester Film and Video Makers. This was cancelled last year, but we were determined to have some sort of get-together with Chichester this year. So on Wednesday 21st April, we held the ‘Chichester 50:50 film appreciation evening. 10 CFVM members joined 11 […]

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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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