External Competition Winners

2017 Sussex Film Festival (October)

‘Travel Companion’ – Club award; acting award; comedy award.

‘How does your garden grow’ – Commendation


2017 NTRIAC (North Thames Region)  2017 OnLine Film Competition

No entry from SDFM


2017 BIAFF (April)

‘ The Bench by the Sea’ – 3 stars

‘ Tea & Toast’ – 3 stars

‘How does your garden grow’ – 3 stars

‘Sydney’s Search’ – 3 stars

Three Stars means… 
Basically good cinematography, and with signs of using pleasing compositions. Sound appropriate and well balanced. Clear structure and planning. Appropriate pace. Acting good enough not to spoil the story. Flows reasonably well with few distractions. Overall the film lacks sparkle, but largely holds the viewer’s attention.


2017 Albany (9th April)

‘Travel Companion’ – Runner up; best editing.

‘The Picture’ – Best sound.


2017 SERIAC Film Festival (8th April)

‘The Bench by the Sea’ – Best film; best drama/story; best photography; best film by an affiliated club.

‘Tea & Toast’ – Commendation.


2016 NTRIAC (North Thames Region) Inaugural 2016 OnLine Film Competition

‘The Bench by the Sea’ – Winner


2016 Sussex Film Festival (October)

‘The Bench by the Sea’ – Best film; best acting; best drama; audience vote winner.

‘Are you sitting comfortably?’ – Best documentary; best club entry.

‘Night Shift’ – Commendation.


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