Category: Filmmaking Tips

Articles with some great filmmaking tips

Spring Park Evening – November 7th

    OVFM members are invited to join Spring Park Film Makers for an evening with one of their prominent filmmakers Peter Macpherson on Thursday November 7th at the Griffiths-Jones Hall, Emmanuel Church, West Wickham, BR4 9JL. Peter is a prolific filmmaker with a record number of 4 star awards for his films at BIAFF […]

Bit(Rate)s & Pieces

  BIT(RATE)S AND PIECES During the recent Top Ten competition Jim Morton-Robertson’s film wouldn’t play on the club’s Blu-ray player. The picture would stutter every few frames as it struggled to process the footage. I noticed that the file size was 1.42Gb which was ludicrously large for a 3 minute film so I asked Jim […]

(More) COLOUR CORRECTION

  Hopefully, you will recall John Epton’s video tutorial on this particular subject and my companion piece article explaining the benefits of colour correction and colour grading to our films. Since then I have been delving deeper into the practice of colour correction and learning more grading techniques to give my films a bit of […]

OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH

  TIM JONES A familiar face to OVFM club members old and new, we weclome Tim Jones, son of Colin, back for another stint as Guest Speaker.   Whilst newer club members will know Tim from his previous presentations, for the senior members Tim will be remembered as a fully paid up member of OVFM […]

Colour Grading

  by Lee Relph   You may recall last year John Epton held a talk on colour correction and colour grading (the video is HERE in the Members’ Only section) as an important step in the editing process. Editing suites have come a long way over the past decade or so and their colour correction […]

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