BIAFF 2018 – More awards for us!!!

Although the film festival takes place over the weekend of 14th and 15th April in Harrogate, all the entries have already been judged and South Downs have won some impressive awards.  How about 5 stars! yes 5 stars for our ‘Travel Companion’, and 4 stars for Alan Cross’s ‘Ralph Waters Organist’. And it doesn’t finish […]

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Ferring Cup Competition

Wednesday 7th February was our annual Ferring Cup competition together with the 1-minute and 2-minute Hot Shorts competitions. 9 entries made it to the Ferring Cup final, 3 for the 2-min Hot Shorts, but only 2 were entered for the 1-min Hot Shorts competition, so whilst the films were shown, there were not enough entries […]

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Production News – Mar/Apr 2018

David Allen’s film for the Albany competition, ‘Please Stay for the Raffle’, has completed post production and is scheduled for previewing to the club in early April. (Below: On set with director David Allen, actors Peter Cornwell and Jim Anderson, and cameraman Mike Spanton). Due to circumstances beyond our control, filming on Alan Cross’s production […]

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Films on the Gallery Wall

2nd – 10th February Colonnade House – Creative Hub presents a new mini festival Films on the Gallery Wall. Showcasing projects and films by some of Worthing’s most exciting organisations, the season offers an opportunity to find out about the wonderful work these groups do as well as the opportunity to see some fantastic works […]

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The ideas kept flowing

The recent stories and scripts evening at the club brought forth a superb response from members with a fascinating and varied array of scripts and story synopses being put forward. Some of the scripts may well be filmed by individuals, others will be made as club productions, but all films made will require the assistance […]

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2017 Edwardian Christmas Event

What a great evening’s entertainment was provided for the club on Wednesday 6th December. This was our Christmas event and the theme was Edwardian. Members were encouraged to dress in traditional Edwardian style, and many did, with prizes for the winning gentleman and lady. The Edwardian Magic Lantern Show, put on by ‘Pepper’s Ghost, was […]

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Production News – November 2017

PRODUCTION NEWS by Brian Meetens, Film-making Co-ordinator November 2017   Lots of new club films are in various stages of production. Post production on Alan Eyles film ‘The Curse of McCarthy’ is nearing completion and the film will be ready for screening early in the New Year. David Allen’s version of Elephant in the Room is […]

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SDFM Win Again

Film festivals are definitely like buses, you wait ages for one then two come along together. This was certainly the case with the recent Inter-Club competition at Surrey Border Movie Makers at Farnham, and the Sussex Film Festival, at Wivelsfield Village Hall, Wivelsfield Green. The Surrey Border competition was held on the evening on Friday […]

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