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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Logging In To The Website!!

  Logging In To The Website An Illustrated Guide (Updated January 8th  2019) Back in April 2011, I took over the running of the club website from Chris Coulson, transforming it from a simple web page with the basic club contact information to the fact filled, up to the minute source of news, information and […]

OVFM and VIMEO

  WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT? As you should all by now be aware, the club has a Vimeo Plus account which will be used to store many of our available films online in one handy place. A selection of these films will be shared on the club website – permissions pending – by way […]

OVFM CLUB MEETING – Tuesday July 25th 2017

  Knowledge is power and in filmmaking, knowledge is as important as artistry and imagination. Sure, making a film may look as easy as pointing a camera at someone or something and hitting the record button, but as we know there is so much more to it than that. Therefore our resident club brainiacs will […]

OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MAY 30th 2017

This week’s meeting is a filming project with a difference and requires participation from you, dear club members. In order to get people comfortable with filming and to propagate the understanding of what goes into the preparation and making of a film, the concept for this mini-project is to strip the process down to its […]

OVFM CLUB MEETING TUESDAY MAY 16th 2017

  Well, actually it is only a part practical evening but we promise you that everything is completely congruent. In a two part session, we shall first have a “making of” presentation from John Epton, Sam Brown and Barbara Walker, talking us through the filming of Barbara’s award winning comedy Commute, which featured some nifty […]

FAQ – Music Copyright

  Music is an important part of a film and while finding that one song or tune to perfectly fit the imagery and mood of your latest masterpiece can be a Herculean task, usually one of three options present themselves as a viable solution. One is create the music yourself. With the technology readily available […]

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