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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OVFM Autumn Film Show 2016

OVFM Autumn Film Show 2016 One of the most important dates in the OVFM calendar is our annual Autumn Show where we share the fruits of our labours from a year of busy filmmaking, along with some gems from our archive with the public. As the nights are getting darker and colder you’ll need something to brighten them

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Top Ten 2016 – Results

RESULTS Here are the round by round results of the 2016 Top Ten competition. Please check back after each round to see the updated scores.   Round 1 (held on August 2nd) 1. Dawlish Air Show by Jane Oliver    53.39 2. Obsession by Jim Morton Robertson    51.28 3. Heaven or Hell by Hugh Darrington   50.76 4. My

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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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Top Ten Competition 2016

As 2016 rolls on we are just a few months away from the start of the annual Top Ten competition! As ever the names of all OVFM club members have been put into the hat belonging to our competitions organiser Brenda Wheatley and drawn in random to make up the participants for each of the qualifying rounds that

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27th 2016

  In one of the more egregious cases of “keeping up with the Joneses”, Basil Doody follows in the footsteps of Colin “Colin” Jones by celebrating his 50th Anniversary with OVFM. 1966 was quite the year – Doctor Who fans were stunned when William Hartnell morphed into Patrick Troughton before their eyes; the English football

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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY September 13th 2016

    And as quickly as that we move into the second round of the 2016 OVFM Top Ten competition! We had four entries for the first round (the results of which are HERE) and as ever we are looking to top that number in this round. The club members who have been drawn for this

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Mini Autumn Show Newsreel Request

If you recall earlier this year that Lady Annabelle of Lancaster requested footage from the Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations that took place locally for the 2016 Newsreel to be featured as a part of the 2017 Spring Show. However the Legion of Doom have decided that a mini-Showreel dedicated to these events should be a part

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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY August 2nd 2016

  Yes folks the Top Ten 2016 competition is finally here! Our annual Clash of the Camcorders is open to everyone in OVFM to submit a film, no longer than 20 minutes on any subject, style or genre, which will be judged and graded by their peers. The ten films that have accrued the highest scores

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New OVFM Project – Who Am I?

WHO AM I? Time for another project for you all to flex your creative muscles and challenge your creative skills, and this one is a real challenge! While the title suggests that a the end result is to be a guessing game for the audience, there is a twist to the concept – the film you

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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY JULY 5th 2016

  This week’s club meeting sees us welcoming a guest speaker to regale us with tales of their filmmaking career and hopefully share some advice too. Stepping up to the podium is Chris Woollard, an associate of our own John Alford. Chris has an impressive CV in the film business – he entered the industry in

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