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 we invite you to join our club.

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Book OVFM!

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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TOP TEN COMPETITION 2018

  Yes the annual Top Ten competition is back and for the second year in a row, it is under new management! After just one year in the role of Competitions Officer Hugh Darrington decided to step, passing the mantle to Ian Menage to run this year’s club competitions. Like last year, there will be

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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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FILM TO A THEME – NOTICE

  FILMS SET TO MUSIC OR POETRY   It was decided by the Committee that the old “project” name be dropped and instead an new initiative take it’s place, hence the new title “Films’ To A Theme”. The concept is still the same, to encourage club members to make more films and challenge their creativity

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Kent Film Festival 2018

  The KFF is one of the longest running interclub competitions dating back to 1974 and returns for its 2018 iteration to be held on September 29th. OVFM has been a regular contributor to this event and we hope that members will represent us again this year. To get an entry form, please visit the

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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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The 2018 OVFM OSCARS – THE RESULTS!

THE RESULTS   The Oscars took place on March 6th 2018 and here is the complete list of winners courtesy of Competition officer Hugh Darrington, who is stepping down after one year in the role, so we thank him for his efforts over the past 12 months. We are also indebted to Pip, Rita and

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