Welcome To OVFM!

Welcome to the website of the oldest amateur filmmaking club located in the Orpington area!

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Join OVFM!

Whether you are an experienced filmmaker or a newcomer looking to learn more we invite you to join our club.

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We don't just enjoy making films we like to share them too via our exclusive film shows which we will bring to you!

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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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TOP TEN COMPETITION 2018 – RESULTS

THE RESULTS   The Top Ten competition for 2018 is now underway. All the information you need about it can be found HERE but this page is for the results, so be sure to check back after each round to see the updated standings. Here are the scores as awarded by club members in the

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY AUGUST 21st

    The TOP TEN 2018 competition continues as we head into round two! The Top Ten is open to everyone in OVFM to submit a film, no longer than 20 minutes on any subject, style or genre, which will be judged and graded by their peers. The ten films that have accrued the highest scores

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY AUGUST 7th

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN For this week’s meeting we delve once more into the extensive OVFM archive to explore some of the fondly remember or long forgotten gems made during the club’s 60 year existence. On this occasion, we have a set criteria for the selection of films that can be requested for viewing during

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2018 Summer Social Report

  Sun Shines on Summer Social   WORDS: Hugh Darrington PICTURES: Hugh Darrington and Jane Oliver (click to enlarge) Well, the OVFM summer social (formerly our barbecue evening), held in Jim Morton-Robertson’s lovely garden on July 24, certainly ticked all the right boxes. Nineteen of us, including wives and partners, got together in a comfortable shaded

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OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY JULY 10TH 2018

Yes folks the TOP TEN 2018 competition is officially ready to roll! After just one year under the aegis of Hugh Darrington, the running of the competitions has changed hands again, this time to our new Competitions Officer Ian Menage. The Top Ten is open to everyone in OVFM to submit a film, no longer than

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OVFM at the 2018 BIG O Festival

  OVFM will have an information stand at the festival. The purpose will be to promote the awareness of OVFM within the community. For details see:  http://www.orpington1st.co.uk/events/d/145899/the-big-o-vintage-festival/ On the stand we will have information material, handouts, posters and we will have a ‘large’ camera and a boom mike and will be hopefully conducting interviews with

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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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