Category Archives: Members Articles

FAQ – Music Copyright

  Music is an important part of a film and while finding that one song or tune to perfectly fit the imagery and mood of your latest masterpiece can be a Herculean task, usually one of three options present themselves as a viable solution. One is create the music yourself. With the technology readily available

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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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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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‘Deception’ the background story

OVFM is an eclectic mix of people of all ages, abilities and interests and consequently the films made by OVFM members reflect that variety. Two relative youngsters associated with OVFM are Vice-chairman Sam Brown and his friend and colleague Adam Beveridge. The two of them have collaborated on many projects and have received well deserved

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OVFM 2014 Spring Show a huge success!

Thanks to our press officer Mike Shaw, the world (well in Orpington at least) has heard the good news about the success of our Spring Show: “Orpington Video & Film Makers Spring Show – held at the Methodist Hall Orpington on Friday 21st March – attracted close on 200 people – one of their largest crowds

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Scriptwriting with Celtx Pt 1

  SCRIPTWRITING WITH CELTX Part 1:  Getting Started Hello Folks Further to the recent Celtx demo I gave at the club meeting on the 12th of November, I figured that since there was a lot of information to impart at half an hour wasn’t long enough – plus my awkward presentation skills probably made it

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