Agency for workshops and training is Somerset
Film and Video Ltd, Somerset’s main film
and video agency.
Silver Screen Film Evening at Dunkeswell
An evening of
Devon, Somerset and South West films was held at Dunkeswell Community
Hall on Saturday 14th July at 7.30 pm
Archive film from the
1900’s to the present day, including hilarious clips from
1960’s TV, great extracts from films about cider making (and
drinking!), withy making, peat and coal digging, haymaking,
local railways and extracts from contemporary films made
with Blackdown schools about local food and farming were
Make a film about your family
and friends or your local history.
There was an opportunity on
Saturday 21st July to ‘Make A Film In A Day’ with
the New Eyes team. This was free and open to all, young
or old wih no experience required. You could learn about
digital filmmaking, have lots of fun and create something to
be enjoyed by future generations!
For any further information
please contact Sally Clark on 01884 840301
Silk's stained glass community workshop
During February half term
glass artist Avril Silk ran a 2 day workshop with a small
community group click below to view
Smeatharpe Community Media Day
On 24th February the Engine
Room in Bridgwater ran a special community
media day at Smeatharpe
Village Hall. The
day was free with 13 people attending - some coming from as
far a field as Kentisbeare - several short films were made.
The aim of the day was to
fun learning basic film-making techniques in a friendly
relaxed atmosphere! Discover how to get more out of your
home video and digital camera! Thrill to a selection of
exciting and new work from local film-makers! Get hands on
with simple animation and editing software!
Make a Movie in a Day
The programme began
last summer with a 'Make a Movie in a Day' workshop aimed at
young people in the Blackdown Hills. The day, held at Churchinford Cricket Pavilion, was run by Four Reel Films
based in Somerset. To see two of the films made on the day
click on the images below.
Workshops for Commissioned Artists
Digital Photography and
Film Making Workshops for commissioned artists took
place on the 11th October and 18th October 2006 at Uffculme
School. Information sessions about the web, further training
opportunities and community workshops are all in the
Further details will appear shortly
Film and Video Ltd brief was to devise and run a series
of workshops/small scale projects using computer and digital
skills for people based in the Blackdown Hills.
Some of these may be artist led, and others more technically
based. Some artist-led ones would arise from the commission
proposals. They will also provide technical support for the commissioned
artists in the final exhibitions and events.