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Meetings

From January - November each year the club meets on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month.

 January
Wednesday
22 January 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 for 2020 Kick Off & More

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Club Night
2020 Kick Off & More

Come along and find out about this years competitions, how to get involved in a production, or how to get your production made.

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 

 February
Wednesday
12 February 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 for Script Analysis and Storyboarding

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Focus Night
Script Analysis and Storyboarding

Tonight we will be going through the simple 1 page script which we will shoot at the same meeting next month.

With the scriptwriter we will do a quick script analysis and then have a go at storyboarding, comparing the different storyboards and finalising that.

Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 
Wednesday
26 February 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 for Competition Results & Shared Edit Script

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Club Night
Competition Results & Shared Edit Script

The results from the Open Competition will be here and we'll go through and critically analyse the entries, the judges remarks and see what we can learn.

We will also discuss the script for the shared edit - a simple script of around 3 pages which can be shot fairly easily is what we need and we'll introduce the options and select the favorite to go with.

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 

 March
Wednesday
11 March 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 for Shooting the 1 page Script

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Focus Night
Shooting the 1 page Script

Lights, Camera Action!

We will shoot the 1 page script that we reviewed and storyboarded last month. Come along and help or just watch!

At the end of the evening the footage will be available for anyone to take away and edit for next months Focus Night meeting.

REMEMBER TO BRING A LARGE USB STICK IF YOU WANT A COPY

Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 
Wednesday
25 March 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 25 March 2020 for External Speaker - Industry Professional

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Club Night
External Speaker - Industry Professional

Watch this space for final confirmation of the speaker.

We are hoping to welcome an excellent speaker we've had before and who has masses of insight and advice from his own daily experience making films.

After his session we will confirm the Shared Edit script and start to discuss pre-production - another chance to get involved.

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 

 April
Wednesday
8 April 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 for Screen & Review of 1 page script edits

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Focus Night
Screen & Review of 1 page script edits

We'll review any and all of the edits from the 1 page script shot previous Focus Night.

We'll do a production review and see what we could learn all the way from the script, pre-production, edit and more.

After that we'll have a quick session on using Star Now to cast actors - with the drama competition coming up soon you could pick up some invaluable tips!

Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 
Wednesday
22 April 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 22 April 2020 for 30 Second Ad Competition Results & More

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Club Night
30 Second Ad Competition Results & More

Come along and see all the ads on theme of REVENGE!

We'll watch them all more than once and go through and critically analyse them all, review the judges remarks, see what we can learn and also find a winner!

We will also go through shared edit pre-production - come along and get yourself a role on set.

And finally, build your analytical and review skills by getting details of the You Be The Judge homework where you get to judge 3 films from other clubs and then next month we'll see what people thought, learnt and discuss it all.

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 

 May
Wednesday
13 May 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 for Technical Evening

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Focus Night
Technical Evening

Tonight we'll look at some of the latest kit, gadgets, toys and the like that we have, are on the market, or we might be considering.

Lights, audio, camera, maybe even editing suite.

We'll probably try and look at them through the lens of how each one might be able to make our Shared Edit shoot better.

Either way it's an opportunity to find out how some of them work and how perhaps you could be using them better!

Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 
Wednesday
27 May 2020


Come along on Wednesday, 27 May 2020 for Build your Analytical Skills, Improve your Titling

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Club Night
Build your Analytical Skills, Improve your Titling

Analysing other peoples films helps us understand how our films can be better so we'll go through peoples thoughts, comments and scores on the 3 films from other clubs.

After that we'll look at how to improve your titling, how to make it look more polished, more professional and create the impression and impact you want for your next production.

Don't miss it!

Time: 8.00pm - 10.30pm  (Location details)


 
 
 
         

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