Welcome To OVFM!

Welcome to the website of the oldest amateur filmmaking club located in the Orpington area!

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Whether you are an experienced filmmaker or a newcomer we invite you to join our club.

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We don't just enjoy making films we like to share them to via our exclusive film shows which we will bring to you!

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Club film Project – History Of Orpington

  OVFM will be making a Club film featuring History of Orpington and hope that every member will contribute in some way. Stage 1 is to gather all footage and information that currently exists and Project Co-ordinator Pat Palmer is appealing for:   (a) Any clips in member’s films (possibly on other  topics) that may

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY JANUARY 24th 2017

  Since the weather outside is frightful and I’m sure you’ve all been somewhere more delightful in the past year, now is the time to share your trips to sunnier climes and your memories with the club in our annual holiday films session. Whether you’ve strolled on the beaches of Barbados or feasted on the

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY January 10th 2017

  Happy New Year to you all! With the festive season now over with and the huge haemorrhoid  that was 2016 now consigned to the dustbin of time, we welcome 2017 with open arms. However here at OVFM there is still some unfinished with last year, namely the annual Top Ten competition. The qualifying rounds

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THE MAKING OF “MEET DEXTER” – PART THREE

OR “NEVER WORK WITH CHILDREN, ANIMALS OR DINOSAURS!”  Part Three: Editing And Lessons Learned Typically films aren’t shot in chronological order and this was no different although we did start close to the running order for the early scenes, seeing as Dexter wasn’t due to arrive until a little later. In hindsight one shot we

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THE MAKING OF “MEET DEXTER” – PART TWO

OR “NEVER WORK WITH CHILDREN, ANIMALS OR DINOSAURS!” Part Two: Rehearsals And The Shoot Finally August 16th arrived once August 15th had left and the first order of the day was rehearsals which took place at my house. Hannah and her mum Alex arrived first, then David and finally Sue. I have to say that

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2016 North vs South – The Results!!

  Despite the weather plunging deeper into the coldness of winter this year;’s North vs South final at Farnborough Village Hall on Sunday December 4th welcomed a very healthy turn out (in fact two extra rows of chairs were needed) to find out which side of the river would prove victorious! An impressive count of

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY DECEMBER 6th 2016

  As the year hurtles ever close towards it conclusion we still have some film business to take care of here at OVFM, in the form of three annual club competitions, created in tribute to past club members. These three very different contests give club members a chance to test their creativity under explicit criteria and

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The Making Of “MEET DEXTER” – Part One

OR “NEVER WORK WITH CHILDREN, ANIMALS OR DINOSAURS!” Part One: Damn you, Brain! Sometimes I wish I my mind would switch off when we discuss project ideas or here are calls for a film script to suit a competition theme at our club meetings; it always ends with many sleepless nights and unnecessary stress –

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