Author: Chris Coulson

I'm one of the webmasters of OVFM. If you have any comments or questions, please let me know!

Tips for Film Students

Tips for Film Students I’ve chatted with a few media students this month, and ‘m not sure how to feel, I’m either disappointed or confused.. I’m always saddened by people and The Media when they run down Media Studies as a subject. It’s not necessarily a useless subject, and teaches relevant skills. Sadly I think […]

View from the chair December

I’m going to try an experiment for a while in posting my View From The Chair on the website as well as the print magazine, to see if it encourages discussion or comments. Does anyone have an opinion whether it should be private or public? View From The Chair I’ve had so many Chairmanly (*Yes, […]

Short Stories for Filmmakers

  Short Stories for Filmmakers  by Chris Coulson   I’m always on the lookout for ideas for films, and we’ve all seen a number of brilliant short 1 minute joke films, by Basil & Pete, and by Barbara Walker, to name a couple of our filmmakers. Now I’m thinking, what’s the next step up from […]

An Audience with Reg Lancaster

Saturday, 11th June 2011 – Oast Theatre Tonbridge Pretty much everyone who’s anyone in the amateur film making world has heard of our Reg, and his innumerable anecdotes and stories about the films that he’s made over the past 150 years. Approximately. This is your opportunity to spend some time watching his outstanding collection of […]

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to all our new visitors and club members! Please take a moment to have a look around the new website, which now features articles and news items written by members of OVFM concerning the latest club happenings or handy tips and advice to help improve your film making as well as a selection of […]

OVFM wins at Staines!

Congratulations to Lee Relph, whose film Writers Block won the Silver Salver for Orpington Video and Film Makers at the 38th Inter-Club Competition at Staines Cine & Video Society. This picture shows him being presented with the Silver Salver by the Mayor of Spelthorne!

How to post an article

Click Edit Posts at the top of the right sidebar (assuming you”re already logged in) enter your username and password. that will take you to the dashboard. look down the left side and click Posts. then click add new. Now you can add a title, and type away. have a play with BOLD, and ITALIC […]

Chairman’s Report 2011

This signifies the end of my first year as new Chairman, and I’m still alive! I’m wearing Mike’s Crown Jewels as I speak, but you won’t be able to see them. Thank you to everyone who has supported me in this incredible job. So many members have been very encouraging with their kind words, and […]

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