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2010-2011 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 14th Sept OPENING NIGHT

Welcome to new and old members to another packed season. New joiners for our training course will be able to define their particular needs
Tues 21st Sept Lighting and sound Geoff Addis will give us an introduction to video lighting, sound and pre-production planning
Tues 28th Sept PRACTICAL Filming a promotional video for club website, a practical exercise with a clear end objective
Tues 5th Oct THE CURRIE CUP Our annual competition for the best four minute film or video
Tues 12th Oct Location, Location, Location Our guest speaker, Julia Morpeth joins us to talk about the challenge of where to shoot that film scene
Its our turn to host this annual competition against the Staines and Bourne End clubs at our Reading venue
Tues 26th Oct Guest speaker Rodney Hayward of the Casualties Union visits us to talk about and demonstrate the specialist task of injury make up
Tues 2nd Nov Bring a guest and spread the word Francis will present a film show including some archive material
Tues 9th Nov Competition night THE BURKE TROPHY for the best ten minute film or video made by a club member who has not previously won a club competition, plus THE
CAVERSHAM CUP for the best one minute film or video
Tues 16th Nov Guest speakers

Jan and Dave Watterson much respected leading figures in the IAC join us to talk about “Reading Film – making sense”.
An evening not to be missed.

Tues 23rd Nov Guest speaker BAFTA nominated documentary filmmakers True Vision join us to tell how they work
Tues 30th Nov Films I'd be proud to have made Phil Martin will talk about his wish list of iconic films. PLEASE note access to hall is only via the front door as the church is having a social and using the kitchen
Tues 7th Dec Filming challenge We can’t have access to the Hall this week because it is being used for a Blood Donor session. Meet outside John Lewis at 8pm and then film Christmas lights in Reading
Tues 14th Dec GOODBYE 2010 + THE GROSVENOR TROPHY Join us for nibbles & a fun evening including our annual competition for summer
project films made by club members
Tues 21st Dec NO MEETING  
Tues 28th Dec NO MEETING  
Tues 4th Jan NO MEETING  
Tues 11th Jan THE WARD TROPHY Our annual competition for the best holiday
film or video
Tues 18th Jan CLUB VISIT Members from the Surrey Borders Club will
visit us and show us some of the films that
they have made
FRI 21st Jan ANNUAL DINNER At Reading Golf Club. Bring your family
and friends for an excellent night out
Tues 25th Jan Legal issues Simon Parker will answer your questions on
legal issues such as copyright and filming in
public places
Our annual competition for the best
documentary film or video
Tues 8th Feb Guest speaker Tom Hardwick, professional videographer and IAC’s resident technical expert returns to describe his practical, hands on approach,
knowledge and experience means this is an
evening not to be missed
Tues 15th Feb Lighting Stills photographers take lighting very
seriously and so do professional film makers,
but your average videographer tends to make
do with whatever is there. Lighting can make a
dramatic improvement to your productions so
don’t miss Geoff Addis’s practical lighting talk
Tues 22nd Feb How music works in films Ian McDougall will share more of his
experience with of the role of music in films
Tues 1st Mar BERNARD BAREHAM FICTION TROPHY Our annual competition for the best story
film or video. Submit ALL entries to the Bournes cup on DVD for external judging.
Tues 8th Mar Get your films onto YouTube

Don’t limit your films to just club members or the family, show the world! Jorge Franca shows how easy it is to upload your films to You Tube.

Fri 11th Mar STAINES INTERCLUB COMPETITION At Laleham Village Hall, TW18 1RZ at 7.30pm
Tues 15th Mar PRACTICAL Bring your cameras along for a hands on
evening - get Movement into Movies. Practice using steady-cams and PAG
Thur 17th Mar WEYMOUTH PENNY CUP COMPETITION At Wellworthy Sports & Social Club, Weymouth at 7pm
Tues 22nd Mar CLUB VISIT Graham Large of Staines Cine and Video
Club visits and shares his experience on
Tues 29th Mar THE BOURNES CUP Jan and Dave Watterson will judge and give much valued critique to each entry for the 2010 RFVM annual open competition for the best film or video. Please note that films and video will need to be forwarded to them up to a month earlier to allow time for judging. So don’t leave your editing too late!
Tues 5th Apr Burning DVDs and BluRay Confused by technical jargon for creating
DVDs and Blu Ray? Roger Chapman shares
his knowledge and experience in burning
discs using Adobe Encore
Tues 12th Apr   Stop gap films screened due to absence of guest speaker
FRI 15th Apr READING PREMIERE NIGHT We invite our friends and families to
see the highlights of our year and present
our awards at the Reading Golf Club
Tues 19th Apr PRACTICAL Filming challenge - produce an advert of any kind filmed in and around the church during the evening
Tues 26th Apr Screening of advert films Show the results of edited adverts from last week
Tues 3rd May
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AGM business followed by some films
Summer break    
Sun 24th July Social club BBQ Filming opportunities for members, partners and family at The Meadows by river and Thames Valley Park Drive



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Programme Coordinator :
Karen Cripps

The Programme Co-ordinator is an important job that brings together the speakers, competitions, presentations and workshops into a successful season of weekly meetings.

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