RFVM Programme

CURRENT PROGRAMME

All meetings are held at: St Andrews Hall
Albert Road, Caversham Reading RG4 7AW
starting at 8pm, doors open 7:45pm

Green highlighting  means NOT a Tuesday Club night or NOT at usual venue


2018    
Tues 18th Sep Start of new season
Course week 1 ALL
WELCOME AND WELCOME BACK. We welcome new members. The Production process, Storytelling and B Role. After introductions, Daniel will begin with key points of the production side of film making.
Tues 25th Sep Course week 2 ALL What makes a good shot? Also Camera basics
Tues 2nd Oct Course week 3 ALL GUEST SPEAKER Gulliver Moore. An award winning director with many years experience producing & directing commercials, TV and online social content for brands all across the world. www.gullivermoore.co.uk
Tues 9th Oct Course week 4 ALL Composition. Club member Gabi gives top tips on framing your shot.
Tues 16th Oct Course week 5 ALL / members editing challenge COURSE - Shooting Fiction incorporating Sound Recording for Drama. MEMBERS. Results of summer editing challenge of shared footage.
Tues 23rd Oct Course week 6 ALL Members and course students combined will work in a practical session shooting a scene/short from supplied scripts. (The results can be viewed either on a competition night, or the informal critique evening.)
Tues 30th Oct PRACTICAL Halloween theme - (results shown 4th December)
Tues 6th Nov PLANNING for Shinfield Theatre Script Ideas - Two films? We have the use of areas of Shinfield Players Theatre for a weekend in early February and tonight we begin planning by inviting script ideas from members.
Tues 13th Nov COMPETITION NIGHT Curry Cup - 4 min MAX film. Could include films shot on Course Week 6
Tues 20th Nov MEMBERS NIGHT editing tips Club Member Jim Reed shares his wealth of editing tips
Tues 27th Nov COMPETITION NIGHT Grosvenor Trophy - Summer Project films (max 15 mins). Films made over the summer break with at least two club members or larger team. Group discussion after the films if time permits.
Tues 4th Dec NON competitive film evening Open critique evening. Plus Halloweeen films. Bring along a short film for feedback from fellow members.
Tues 11th Dec GUEST SPEAKER Tom Hardwick. "Tom's Variety Show". Technical guru Tom will cover a range of products and his assessment of their value in the film making process.
Tues 18th Dec XMAS SOCIAL Fun and games
Tues 25th Dec NO MEETING  
2019    
Tues 1st Jan NO MEETING  
Tues 8th Jan PLANNING Further planning for Shinfield Theatre AND Inspirational Films as infill
Tues 15th Jan COMPETITION NIGHT Ward Trophy- Holiday films (Max 15 mins)
Tues 22nd Jan Inspirational short online films Members will previously have provided links to Member LEON of short favourite films they have spotted online.
Tues 29th Jan GUEST SPEAKER Mark ? A colourist for London post production house SPLICE, this guest primarily works with television and film however also work with corporate, promo and commercial clients. Recent credits include Generation Grime Documentary for Sky Arts, Spring Summer 2018 Clothing Collection for Karen Millen and Salvage Hunters for Quest TV.
Sat 2nd Feb SHINFIELD THEATRE SHOOT  
Sun 3rd Feb SHINFIELD THEATRE SHOOT  
Tues 5th Feb GREENSCREEN PRCTICAL Always fun to film in front of a greenscreen! Script ideas need planning ahead of tonights shoot.
Tues 12th Feb COMPETITION NIGHT Gear Trophy - Documentary (Max 15 mins) The main criteria for this competition is to inform your audience who can learn from your subject matter.
Tues 19th Feb PRACTICAL or technical? Members choice evening. Technical kit evening, or practical? tbc
Tues 26th Feb GUEST SPEAKER Rebecca Moir - Directing Workshop
Tues 5th Mar COMPETITION NIGHT Burke Trophy (for members who have not previously WON any competition at RFVM) (Max 10 mins) AND Caversham Cup (MAX 1min).
Tues 12th Mar MEMBERS NIGHT Club member Ian presents on Classic Films
Tues 19th Mar COMPETITION NIGHT Bernard Bareham Fiction Trophy (Max 15 mins) To include the films shot at Shinfield Theatre in February. (Editors please note!)
Tues 26th Mar PRACTICAL Same Script - Different Genre . An experiment to see how different genre can change the feel of the same film script. (Previously supplied scripts) Results at our AGM
Tues 2nd Apr MEMBERS NIGHT Entries for Apr 16th Competition Eric and team present on the "Making of" a recent fiction film. Others members on filming LIVE events, and the technical challenges they bring.
Tues 9th Apr MEMBERS NIGHT Club member Oli - Comedy films
Tues 16th Apr COMPETITION NIGHT Bournes Cup - Best of the Year judged by IAC judges Dave & Jan Watterson. Films to be submitted via internet by April 2nd. Details to follow.
Tues 23rd Apr GUEST SPEAKER A J Goldworth Focus Puller
Fri 26th Apr Premiere Night We invite our friends and families to see the highlights of our year and present our awards at the Reading Golf Club TBC.
Tues 30th Apr Summer Project Planning Script writers put forward a synopsis of a script they would like to film with help over the summer break.
Tues 7th May AGM Annual General Meeting including results of our Same Script, Different Genre challenge.
   
     
Summer break    
     

   

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