South Downs Film Makers – awards April 2017


Can it get any better?    

Seven trophies for South Downs Film Makers in a weekend  !


Congratulations to those members responsible for producing these films.



Results from SERIAC Film Festival 8th April 2017


Tea & Toast 


Highly Commended

Production crew: David Allen, Howard Johnson, Mike Spanton, Brian Meetens, John Fisher. 


Bench by the sea:

Makers of Bench by the Sea at Seriac
Director Alan Cross, Producer Rebecca Simmons Camera Mike Spanton


Regional Shield for best film in the festival

Kent Cup for best film from an IAC affiliated Club

Marina Trophy for best drama / story film

The Baynes Trophy for best photography

Alan Cross- best film in Festival









Alan Cross & Mike Spanton.

Results from the Albany Film Festival 9th April 2017

Travel Companion:

The Runners up trophy.

Roy Powell receiving the runner up trophy at the Albany for’ Travel Companion’ on behalf of the film makers

The Syd Mitchell Editing Trophy for Best edited entry

Story: Irina Pitman.

Directed: Alan Cross.

Camera: Mike Spanton.

Sound:  David Allen.



The Greenyer Trophy for Best use of sound

The Picture

John Guile receiving the trophy for ‘The Picture’


Writers: Chris Hodson & Brian Meetens.

Producers: Brian Meetens & John Guile.

Director John Guile; Cameras: Richard Stockwell & Keith Poley.

Sound: David Allen.