Category Archives: Filmmaking Tips

OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY OCTOBER 2nd

  For this week’s meeting we are taking a break from our own activities to let someone else share with us the fruits of their labours and the secrets behind how they achieved them., as we invite another guest speaker to the hallowed halls of the Barnyard Rooms! We are expecting to have Andrew Bishop

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4TH

  It’s that time again when we gather together the most esteemed of our filmmaking experts and put them in the spotlight to answer your questions about our noble pursuit. Filmmaking isn’t an exact science since the advancements in technology and ways we can capture and share or footage and the methods in which they

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY JUNE 26TH 2018

  We have another practical evening lined up for you for this meeting but this one is different. Instead of learning about filmmaking we are going to hone a different set of skills – our judgement of films. Opinions are like bottoms – we’ve all got one – but it is how we express them

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY JUNE 12TH 2018

  It’s time for us to put what we’ve learned into action once again for another practical evening at OVFM. The program for this week’s meeting is outdoor filming. Now, I know we can do this just be stepping into our own back gardens or walking down the street but this is about group participation,

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FILMING GUIDELINES

Directing and On Set Instructions Here at OVFM one of our primary aims is to share our knowledge of filmmaking to help everyone improve their skills either in front or behind the camera, pre-or post production. In a recent double practical sessions of making joke films, some club members found themselves stepping into the role

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MAY 15th 2018

  Joke Films Part II   I think this may be a precedent, at least in my time with OVFM, that we are continuing with a themed evening for a second successive meeting. The first evening was something of a success – arguably more of a Pyrrhic victory in some ways – in that we

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY APRIL 3RD 2018

  COLOUR CORRECTION/GRADING You lucky people as Tommy Trinder used to say. We have a second Workshop evening planned for you this week to help improve your filmmaking skills. Jim Morton-Robertson returns to the presenter’s podium, joined this time by John Epton for a session concerning an overlooked part of the post-production process for amateur

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MARCH 20TH 2018

EDITING   Editing. It’s one of the most important parts of filmmaking as our films won’t have a narrative without it! It’s also one of the trickiest parts of the filmmaking process-  not to mention time consuming – but its rewards are – plentiful once the film is finished and we share it with others

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