Meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month between September and June, and we usually start at 7.45 for 8pm.
New Members, please note that during the year there are opportunities to engage in group film making and join in many activities which take place outside of the formal meeting times. Have a look at the “Happenings” page on this website for details of some recent activities.
Debbie Daniels on "Film Language and Representation"
Premiere of Debbie's film "A Helping Hand"
Preview of Julian Austwick's film "The Race to Death's Door"
Steve Jakab on his experience of acting in Julian's film
Script Evening - bring along your story idea and discuss how to move towards turning it into a film.
Battle of the Stabilisers (Mike Parris, Kevin Edwards)
Midland Movie Makers League at SCMM
Mike Duxbury - practical demonstration of coaching someone for voiceover/commentary.
Guest Speaker Larry Hall (Multi-award winning member of Chesterfield Movie Makers)– showing films and introducing how he uses CGI.
1 Minute Film Challenge - make a film with an egg in it.
5 Minute Film Challenge - make a film about a person and include a piece to camera.
Practical Evening – in groups filming to a very short script.
Guest Speaker Roz Gower (Roz has extensive experience as a documentary producer, director and editor for mainstream television) - "How to find and research a Documentary story and how to make it interesting and televisual."
Mike Duxbury on Editing including something on how music and sound effects can lift a film
Video Cup Competition. Films will need to be handed in by the end of May. (NB Earlier start: 7.30 for 7.45pm)
AGM + Presentation of Awards
Films will shown after the tea break.
Visitors and new members always welcome. Why not come along to the next meeting and check us out. Your first visit is free. The annual membership fee is just £37.
We meet at Wylde Green Community Hall, Emscote Drive off Little Green Lanes, Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B73 5NE at 7.45pm for an 8.00pm start.