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2009-2010 PROGRAMME

All meetings are held at: St Andrews Hall
Albert Road, Caversham Reading RG4 7AW
starting at 8pm, doors open 7:30pm

Pink highlighting  means NOT a Tuesday Club night

Tues 15th Sept
Welcome to new and old members. Social and demo of new projector equipment
Thurs 17th Sept Real Time Creative Director, Clive Robertson will talk about history and development of participatory video making in Reading 7.00 – 8.00pm Turbine Hse, Riverside Museum, Blake's Lock, Kennetside, Gas Works Rd, RG1 3DH
Tues 22nd Sept Movie Challenge - bring cameras and microphones Laurie
Tues 29th Sept Audio Recorders & Mics Members bring their mic’s to learn and experience different types of microphones.
Tues 6th Oct CURRIE CUP 4-minute competition
Tues 13th Oct Green screen practical Members can experience using Roger's green screen equipment
Tues 20th Oct BURKE TROPHY
Novice competition
1-minute competition
Wed 21st Oct GATEWAY TROPHY TRIANGLE COMPETITION Our annual competition against Staines and Bourne End hosted by Bourne End at 7.45pm
Tues 27th Oct Visit from Oxford Video Society Some of their films will be screened and discussed
Tues 3rd Nov A good amateur film Phil will analyse/discuss and illustrate with film clips
Tues 10th Nov GROSVENOR TROPHY Postponed
Technical Questions & Solutions
Summer project films

Interactive Q & A
Tues 17th Nov Guest Speaker Michael Dyson will talk about the Casablanca editing system
Tues 24th Nov 10 Best Evening Don will talk about a film competition called 10 Best
Tues 1st Dec USA/FarEast/European Corporate job Laurie & Brian describe some of their work
Tues 8th Dec WARD TROPHY Holiday competition
Tues 15th Dec GOODBYE 2009 + GROSVENOR TROPHY Includes food, music quiz by Ian + Summer Project competition
Tues 22nd Dec NO MEETING  
Tues 29th Dec NO MEETING  
Tues 5th Jan NO MEETING  
Tues 12th Jan Meeting CANCELLED

GEAR TROPHY postponed
Snow in car park - too problematic/slippery
Documentary competition and critique
Tues 19th Jan Guest Speaker MAGIX presentation by Guy Langdon
FRI 22nd Jan ANNUAL DINNER At the Reading Golf Club
Tues 26th Jan Guest speaker Richard Bull: underwater filmmaker
Tues 2nd Feb GEAR TROPHY
Documentary competition and critique
Tues 9th Feb Screenwriting and Script analysis of a club film

Karen will talk about script writing and then members can analyse the script of a club film
THURS 11th Feb FILM SHOW Fund raising show for St Andrews Fellowship
MON 15th Feb Getting quality from inexpensive equipment Laurie & Brian will start with a choice of little Canon cameras. Tape vs SDHC. Bring your own clips and add to the discussion. Geoff will also talk about HD
Tues 16th Feb NO MEETING Hall in use for blood donor session
Sat 20th Feb Visit to BBC Television Centre Visit to Wood Lane W12 at 1.30pm. Travel arrangements to be decided
Tues 23rd Feb Adding Music to Films Ian illustrates how he does it
Tues 2nd Mar BERNARD BAREHAM TROPHY Fiction competition
Tues 9th Mar Guest Speaker Don Fairservice will present clips for discussion
Tues 16th Mar Editing Systems Demonstrations Roger on Windows Movie Maker
James on Final Cut Pro
Tues 30th Mar BOURNES CUP Open competition
Tues 6th Apr Visit from Weymouth film club Guest presentation of their club showreel
Tues 13th Apr Guest speaker Tana Fletcher will talk about puppet animation films
FRI 16th Apr READING PREMIERE NIGHT We invite our friends and family to the Reading Premiere to see the highlights of our year on film and present our awards at the Reading Golf Club.
Tues 20th Apr Guest speaker Michael Gough - “So you want to be a judge” - not as an instructional evening, but more of a practical challenge to consider the problems of judging and the assumptions that can be made from the results
Tues 27th Apr Acting for the screen Russell Wilcox of Maytree Media Ltd will talk about getting the best from actors for film rather than stage and streaming videos on the net
Tues 11th May Special Workshop Course 1 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice
Tues 25th May Special Workshop Course 2 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice
Tues 8th June Special Workshop Course 3 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice
Tues 22 June Special Workshop Course 4 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice
Tues 6th July Special Workshop Course 5 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice
Tues 20th July Special Workshop Course 6 Script to Screen By Don Fairservice

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Don (freelance film editor & teacher) with his summer course members