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PROGRAMMES FROM PREVIOUS YEARS ARE ARCHIVED HERE

Tuesday 18 February

Annual General Meeting

Plus pitches for new films, scripts and events e.g An Experiment Day, A Four Films in a Day Shoot etc., plus proposals for visits.




Sunday 1st March

CEMRIAC Seminar at Worcester

Details HERE

Tuesday 3rd March

Sound Post Production

Sound designer Alan Deacon. Including examples of dialogue editing and processing, sound design for film and mixing the final soundtrack.


Tuesday March 17th

Competition Evening


Wednesday 25th March 7:30 pm

BFVS Filmmaking in Bristol participation in Bluescreen at the Cube Cinema

It is an 'open mike' event where you just turn up with your film (please check rules) and it is shown on a proper cinema screen. bluescreenfilms.weebly.com


April 7th

DIY Film School

A presentation on the DIY film School, a new organisation in Bristol


April 21st


Planning for the Mini Epic

Tonight we will plan how we will shoot our versions of the Mini Epic.


The challenge is to split into groups and plan short films (up to five minutes) for filming on Tuesday 18th June.


An excellent way to get hands on filmmaking experience


May 5th


Moving the Camera

Tracks, cranes, drones sliders etc.


May 19th


Hands on Filmmaking

We will work together to shoot two short films, one in the club room, the other outside. An opportunity for everybody who attends to get really involved.


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June 16th


Filming the Mini Epic.

Tonight we will shoot our versions of the Mini Epics planned on 21st April.


July 7th


Planning for the 180 Minute Challenge (on 21st July).

We plan logistics, crewing, casting and test equipment

Plus 30 minute general discussion on any subject raised by anyone

Plus a 15 Minute Teach In


July 21st


180 Minute Challenge

We shoot small films, edit them and project them all in one evening.

All done in and around the club room.  The intention is to shoot from 6.30 pm and have the first film finished for showing by 9.30 pm.


August 4th

Guest Speaker


August 18th

Hands on Filmmaking

We will work together to shoot two short films, one in the club room, the other outside. An opportunity for everybody who attends to get really involved.


Sept 1st

Guest Speaker


Sept 15th

Annual Trophy








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Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish around 10.00pm


Due to professional commitments, visiting speakers may need to change dates. Please check before travelling long distances


Tuesday 7 January, 7.30pm


Bird Watching and the making of Fellas


Bird Watching:

A brief presentation on the possibilities of wildlife filming and a proposal for a BFVS visit to Slimbridge.


The making of Fellas

Following on the filming of birds theme, we will see 'Fellas'  and the director, animator, composer will tell us how he made it. There will also be a live demonstration of computer animation."

WATCH : Blockheads

In 2005 John wrote an article explaining his first steps in computer animation  using Blender software.

Read his article HERE.

Watch his first  animated film called Blockheads HERE.

Ed.

Animation

John Howden – The Quiet Boffin  

(computer animation and CGI)

We review the amazing animation and

CGI work of the late Doctor John Howden

Tuesday 21 January



The SOCO Competition

We screen the films from the SOCO competition and have our own vote on who should have won? Discussion about the films. What can we learn from other filmmaker's productions.


Wednesday 29 January  

BFVS Filmmaking in Bristol participation in Bluescreen at the Cube Cinema

It is an 'open mike' event where you just turn up with your film (please check rules) and it is shown on a proper cinema screen. https://cubecinema.com/id/10824/

Tuesday 4 February

Green Screen - Post Production

You have shot some green screen footage, but what do you do next?

Hopefully we can discuss lighting and perspective. PLUS as a special extra  “syncing multiple cameras” in post production.

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