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2018

BFVS Sounds Good presentation v33.pps

Bristol Archives now holds over one thousand reels of film, including the club's entire film archive dating back to 1935.


Former City Archivist Julian Warren gave an illustrated talk to a full house at Harbourside's M Shed using extracts from the Bristol Archives film collection to illustrate the variety of Bristol-related subjects now held there.


Amongst these were three club films, The 1935 production 'Bristol Celebrations', the unveiling of a plaque on the birthplace of cinematography pioneer William Friese-Greene in 1955 and 'The Siege of Charlotte Street' from 1980.


Bob Bennett

18 January

BRISTOL ARCHIVE: ILLUSTRATED TALK

16 January

Micfest!: ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MICROPHONES AND HOW TO USE THEM.

Peter Heaven writes…


So many productions – professionals included – suffer from sound that is less than ideal. With a huge range to choose from, and so many ways of placing them, microphones can be the nemesis of any budding sound recordist. Here are a few pointers that may help!

After the break we presented certificates to each of the winners in our recent Annual Trophy Competition.

Details about who won what and with what can be found HERE.

Bob Bennett David James Gordon Young Julian Baldwin

Visit Bristol Archive website HERE

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31 January

REMEMBER THIS FROM LAST YEAR WHEN WE HELPED DIANA WITH HER COFFEE FILM?

Diana writes..

Declan has helped me to finish the film and I have just had an e mail from a prestigious online magazine in Philadelphia USA  Pythians  saying they will

publish it with some other short films I have done.


So thank you to the club for doing the green screen


Diana

https://youtu.be/fwm56mja8YE