ABOUT THE OVFM TOP 10 COMPETITION

The OVFM’s main annual competition has been running since 1985 under its original moniker “The Knockout” until 2003 when it became the Top 10. The concept is fairly straightforward – club members submit their films for scrutiny and critique by their peers (well, the other club members) then points are awarded for the various technical …

Saved his life with Magic!

I publish or layout books for authors and get involved in marketing the end product. One project was a book “Surviving By Magic” by Fergus Anckorn, a resident in the Sevenoaks area and a POW of the Japanese in WW2.  He worked on the Thai-Burma railway.  He survived this grim ordeal, partly thanks to his …

Pinnacle Studio User Group

The possibility of members working together to share experience and issues with specific cameras or editing software has been mooted for some time. In the discussion after the AGM I offered to set up a group for users of Pinnacle Studio editing software. The idea is that this would be a forum to raise queries, …

Funding available for Club Films

Funding available for Club Films   As announced at the AGM, the committee has decided that we should provide funding to encourage members to make more club films, especially dramas.  Therefore, as long as club finances permit, a grant of up to £100 per film up to a total maximum of £300 per year will …

COMPETITION SCORES 2010/2011

COMPETITION SCORES 2010/2011 TOP TEN 2010 Final scores – a total of 21 Entries “Otford Pond” by Barbara Darby           55.69 “Finnish Foibles” by Reg Lancaster        55.60 “Plane,Train and Automobile” by Hugh Darrington         54.79 “Art & Design in fabric” by Jim M-Robertson     52.00 “Greenland Ice Cold Beauty” by Brian Phieffer  51.93 “South Foreland” by Harold Trill         …