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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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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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 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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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY JUNE 21st 2016

  THE HISTORY OF ORPINGTON For this week’s club gathering we had over the podium to Pat Palmer who has kindly stepped up to take the reins as organiser of this special club project as originally reported HERE. Pat will be giving us an update on the current status of the project, seeking participation from club

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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY June 7th 2016

  It’s brain cells at the ready for the next club meeting as we are required to bandy around ideas for films to make and enter for this year’s North vs. South competition! The theme is “Out of the Blue” which is one of those wonderfully nebulous titles that lends itself to a myriad of

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OVFM Newsreel 2016

Per Lady Annabelle of Lancaster: Hello everybody This year’s newsreel really should reflect the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations. Looking around the following events will take place in and around the Orpington area and hope that they can be well covered by a variety of club members. If you think there are others who should be told please

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OVFM CLUB MEETING – TUESDAY MAY 24th 2016

  Apologies in advance for the vagueness of this preview but while the theme of the next club meeting is a Workshop evening, where one of our knowledgeable members shares their expertise in a certain area of film making or post-production, I have little else to add to that. I can tell you that our archivist and

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