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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MAY 30th 2017

This week’s meeting is a filming project with a difference and requires participation from you, dear club members. In order to get people comfortable with filming and to propagate the understanding of what goes into the preparation and making of a film, the concept for this mini-project is to strip the process down to its

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MAY 16th 2017

  Well, actually it is only a part practical evening but we promise you that everything is completely congruent. In a two part session, we shall first have a “making of” presentation from John Epton, Sam Brown and Barbara Walker, talking us through the filming of Barbara’s award winning comedy Commute, which featured some nifty

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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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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY NOVEMBER 22nd 2016

  We’ve now reached the last of the four qualifying rounds of the annual Top 10 Competition meaning this is the final opportunity club members have to enter their film ahead of the final on January 10th 2017. The remaining listed club invited to submit a film for this round are as follows:   Charlie

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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 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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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY March 1st 2016

  The guest speaker lined up for this week’s club meeting should be familiar to everyone at OVFM as it is our very own Professor Mike Shaw! Before he picked up the camera and became the club’s resident special effects whizz, Mike spent many years working in advertising and was responsible for masterminding a number

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OVFM Club Meeting Tuesday January 5th 2016

  I can’t believe it is 2016 already! 2015 has flown by in general but the year for OVFM seems to have gone even quicker! Where does the time go? It was barely nine months ago we kick off the annual Top Ten competition and now the final is here! With the five individual rounds

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