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2012-2013 PROGRAMME

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

Pink highlighting  means NOT a Tuesday Club night

Tues 18th Sept OPENING NIGHT
Welcome to new and old members to another packed season. New joiners for our introduction course will start learning in the big hall. Screening award winning films and group analysis
Tues 25th Sept
Guest Speaker

Introduction course in big hall
Dan and Luke from Enborne River Productions will be showing their online series of short films ‘The Collectors Room’ with a Q&A afterwards; they’ll also be giving us some tips on low budget filmmaking.
Briefing, planning
Introduction course in big hall
Briefing and planning for an in-club film
Tues 9th Oct FILMING COURSE Introduction course in big hall
Practical filmmaking
Our annual competition against Staines and Bourne End hosted by Bourne End at SL8 5SX at 7.30pm
Stills aspects
Introduction course in big hall
Brian Sargent  - Photography thru my ages from stills to HD video; Jonathan Farmer  - Bringing stills to life with the creative use of audio
Practical film screening
Introduction course in big hall
Show and review of the films created during the practical evening
Tues 30th Oct Guest Speaker Don Fairservice talks about making documentaries
Tues 6th Nov THE CURRIE CUP Our annual competition for the best four minute film or video and planning the night shoot
Tues 13th Nov Outside meeting Hall in use for blood donors - Park near Rivermead and work together to shoot some ‘night’ film
Tues 20th Nov Guest Speaker Paul Walker from The Electronic Picture Company returns to share his animation skills and knowledge of Blender
Tues 27th Nov THE GROSVENOR TROPHY Our annual competition for summer
project films made by club members (maximum 15 minutes). Also screening of night shoot films
Tues 4th Dec Harrow club showreel Harrow Cine & Video Society Showreel films and critique/discussion. If members want to make a film or AV show using the 1950's club slides, bring a memory stick to have the files transferred onto it.
Tues 11th Dec THE WARD TROPHY Our annual competition for the best holiday
film or video (maximum 15 minutes)
Tues 18th Dec GOODBYE 2012 Join us for nibbles & a fun social evening with a quiz of everything filmic
Tues 25th Dec NO MEETING  
Tues 1st Jan NO MEETING  
Tues 8th Jan Guest Speaker Julia Morpeth talks about her experience as a location Manager
Tues 15th Jan 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
FRI 18th Jan ANNUAL DINNER At Reading Golf Club. Bring your family
and friends for an excellent night out
Tues 22nd Jan Sets, Frocks & Props Franc Genna and Sheila share their ideas and
experiences on making your video look more
authentic - Franc was sick so some BIAFF films were screened and discussed
Tues 29th Jan Guest Speaker 
Vikki Lawson  - Make up artist for film & television shares her expertise with us
Tues 5th Feb THE GEAR TROPHY Our annual competition for the best
documentary film or video (maximum 15 minutes)
Sat 9th Feb REARRANGED ANNUAL DINNER At Reading Golf Club. Bring your family and friends for an excellent night out
Tues 12th Feb Gadgets Monopod Magic with Anne Massey & Aerial Antics with Franc Genna. Screen films using RFVM 60s slides
Tues 19th Feb Home Technical master classes Hall used for blood donors - there are various small groups attending master classes given by four of the experience members in their homes.
Tues 26th Feb The Musical Connection Ian McDougall shares his experience and
gives us news of a fun musical challenge. Bring memory sticks for music for a video challenge.
Sat 2nd Mar FILM SHOW Fund raising show for St Andrews Fellowship at 7.30pm
Tues 5th Mar BERNARD BAREHAM FICTION TROPHY Our annual competition for the best story film or video. (maximum 15 minutes)
Fri 8th Mar STAINES INTERCLUB COMPETITION At Laleham Village Hall, TW18 1RZ at 7.30pm
Tues 12th Mar Making fiction films

Late change. Speaker not available till 9 April. Francis Crossley takes us through the challenges in making club fiction films.

Tues 19th Mar Home networking + Solid State Simon and Andy tell us all we need to know
about home networking and recording to
solid state
Tues 26th Mar Guest Speaker Julian Allder from Team TV filmmaking group - Showing some short films and behind the scenes footage of their feature film Jen.
Tues 2nd Apr THE BOURNES CUP RFVM annual open competition for the best film or video (maximum 15 minutes)
Tues 9th Apr Rearranged
Guest Speaker
Mike Clarke - professional cameraman with over 25 years in the corporate & broadcast industry. Come along to get information about next week's practical challenge.
Tues 16th Apr Practical Practical filming challenge - groups given a prop and a filming area.
FRI 19th 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 23rd Apr Guest Speaker Michael Gough - award winning film maker and a widely respected judge - presents an evening “Michael looks for inspiration"
Tues 30th Apr Practical film screening Screening and discussion of practical film challenge as well as the short films resulting from the musical challenge set by Ian.
Tues 7th May
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AGM business followed by planning summer projects
Summer break  
Tues 14th May Informal pub social First of regular pub socials at the Grosvenor, Kidmore Rd. RG4 7NH - 7:30pm onwards
Tues 9th July Social Club Fund raising social in Anne's garden 7:30pm
2013-14 Season starts

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Programme Coordinator :
Anne Massey

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

Laurie explaining composition aspects during the 2011 Introduction to Filming Course
and below, explaining Crossing the Line

Roger demonstrating the composite image of Laurie and a stock background produced using his 'green' screen equipment
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