Programme for 2006

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This page shows you what we're planning for the next few months. Events are on Monday evenings unless noted otherwise. See this page for details of where we meet.

Except where noted otherwise, there is a time limit of 15 minutes on all competition entries.

Events held in previous years

2 January 2006

Bank Holiday - No Meeting

9 January

Annual General Meeting including election of committee for 2006.

16 January

Discuss programme for 2006.

Wednesday 18 January

Public showing of a video of the town's 2005 Civic Festival at Fairway Hall at 7:30pm.

23 January

Joe Kay Trophy Competition Borehamwood versus Harrow Cine and Video Society, at Harrow.
Borehamwood won, for the first time since 2001! Photo of Paul Fitzjohn (chairman) receiving the trophy from Alan Morgan (chairman of Harrow). More about our victory...

30 January

VHS night It wasn't that long ago that we were all making videos on tape. Let's see some of the best ones.

6 February

DVD recorders If you want to make your own DVDs, standalone DVD recorders are becoming a credible alternative to a computer with a DVD writer. We discuss the pros and cons of these new gadgets.

13 February

Members' Videos

20 February

Five-minute Open Competition Make a video about any subject that lasts no more than five minutes.
The winner was Bear Country, by Barbara and Peter Norman.

27 February

Bring and Buy Sale Bring your unwanted video equipment and plenty of money. Negotiate with other members for what you want to buy. Unlike previous events of this kind, the club will not be taking a commission.

6 March

All about Lighting with Paul Fitzjohn. (Photo of Paul demonstrating portrait lighting.)

13 March

Videos from Down Under

20 March

Members' Videos

27 March

Two topics tonight
1. Commentary Research with Steve Pemberton.
2. Constructive Criticism Can you give it? And can you take it?

3 April

Members' Videos

10 April

Two topics tonight 1. Extraordinary General Meeting to revise our constitution.
2. Question Time Your video problems solved - we hope!

17 April

Easter Monday - no meeting

24 April

Competitions There are two competitions tonight. The first is a sixty-second competition - make a video about any subject that lasts no more than a minute. The second is a themed competition, whose theme is advertising.
The McLaren Vale, by Roy Osgood, won the advertising competition, and The Steam-Powered Clock, by Peter and Barbara Norman, won the sixty-second competition.

1 May

May Bank Holiday - No Meeting

8 May

Showreel discussion We discuss making a tape or DVD of our videos to show to other clubs. Which videos should we include?

15 May

Ten minute Open Competition Make a video about any subject that lasts no more than ten minutes.
The winner was Bush Fire, by Roy Osgood.

22 May

Ron Haddock makes a welcome return to show some of his amateur and professional films.

29 May

Spring Bank Holiday - No Meeting

5 June

The IAC Roadshow Aivar Kaulins and Ken Mills will show award-winning films and talk about the IAC.

12 June

Abstract competition Make a video that is in some way abstract or experimental. The winner was Um... by Roy Osgood. Followed by a talk on video effects from Steve Pemberton.

19 June

No meeting because of a BBC Band concert at Allum Hall.

26 June

Festival Open Evening As part of the town's Civic Festival, we will be holding a Camcorder Technique Workshop, where you can learn how to make the best use of your camcorder. The public are invited, and admission is free.

Summer Break

The club is closed during July and August, giving you more time to take advantage of the good weather to shoot lots of video.

4 September

Discussion: Judging. Followed by members' videos.

11 September

Five-minute open competition Make a video, about any subject, that lasts no more than five minutes.

18 September

No meeting Allum Hall is unavailable this evening.

25 September

Documentary Competition for the Dennis Edwards Shield Make a documentary about any subject.
The winner was Spinnaker, by Roy Osgood.

2 October

Discussion "Future Developments in Video"

9 October

Michael Slowe visits us to show us his latest videos

16 October

Open Competition Make a video, about any subject, that lasts no more than 20 minutes.
The winner was Six Sixty-Six, by Roy Osgood.

23 October

Members' Videos

30 October

AKM Music A demonstration of the use of music in video and the chance to buy mood music CDs.

6 November

Selection of our entries for the HACCA competition.

13 November

Holiday Competition for the Bert Dewdney Shield The winner was Jewel of the Rockies, by Mick Murphy.

Saturday 18 November

HACCA Competition at Potters Bar

20 November

Alan Colegrave shows us some of his "films made for fun"!

27 November

Film of the Year 2006 We choose the best video made by any of our members in 2006.
The judges, Ben Simon and Jenny Ellis, gave helpful comments on all eleven entries. They chose the following as winners:
1st Jewel of the Rockies by Mick Murphy.
2nd Six Sixty-Six by Roy Osgood.
3rd Bear Country by Peter and Barbara Norman.
Photo of Mick receiving the trophy.

4 December

No meeting because of a BBC Band concert at Allum Hall

11 December

Christmas Party

18 December

No Meeting

25 December

No Meeting

Events held in previous years

If you're in charge of the programme for another club, feel free to use or adapt any of the ideas you find here for your own purposes.

Programme for 2005.

Programme for 2004.

Programme for 2003.

Programme for 2002.

Programme for 2001.

Programme for 2000.

Last update 29/11/2006 00:14