Club’s Annual Competition
This is held at the end of the summer. Judged by members of a chosen IAC Club, these films must be no longer than twelve minutes. Entries are requested prior to our competition evening, when club members will choose which films they would like to see at our annual show.
A two minute film competition held at the end of the year on a different theme chosen by our committee. The films are judged by our club members; just bring your film along on the night.
The theme for 2016 was ‘Under the Weather’ 2017 - ‘GLASS’
Competitions and Festivals
Winner - Graham Ralls ‘East One West’
Spring Park Film Makers
The movie making club in West Wickham
This competition is held between our club and the Orpington Video Club, Shooters Hill Club and Epsom Club. The clubs take it in turn to host the competition and act as judges. The three remaining clubs make a half-hour tape of their most entertaining films. Our committee usually choose members’ films from the previous two years. We have won this competition five times in the past six years. Next competition Spring 2018.
North v. South
North V South a fun competition for movie making clubs in the U.K. A theme is set and clubs submited entries up to a maximum of 20 minutes long, competing for the John Wright Trophy. Unfortunately due to no club wishing to organise this competition will no long be held.. However, OVFM are to hold a meeting where clubs can send in their films for 2017 -Moving’
SERIAC Film Festival (South East Region of the IAC)
SERIAC holds its annual film festival (and AGM) each spring. It is open to any one who makes non-commercial movies within the region, with a discount for I.A.C members. The next SERIAC Film Festival is in 2018.
Spring Park Film Makers won the 2017 Triangle Competition
NvS 2016 Competition
Won by the South with ‘Ties that Bind’ made by Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers. Ann and Arthur Fletcher accepted the John Wright trophy from Sam Brown of Orpington Video and Film Makers.
BIAFF (British International Amature Film Festival
Top movies from the I.A.C. International Competition. Visit and enjoy a great weekend in different parts of Britain each year. This is a competition that anyone can enter, people find the grading useful even if they don’t expect to win a trophy. 2017 to be held April in Market Harborough.
Kent Film Festival
For over 40 years the Kent Film Festival and competition, has provided amateur filmmakers with the opportunity to show their films to appreciative audiences.The festival is held at Christchurch University, Canterbury, Kent, at the end of each September.
Each year the IAC A.G.M. is hosted by a different region of the IAC. Always an enjoyable weekend with coach trips around the area, Mermaid and Mini Mermaid competitions and a Gala dinner.
IAC AGM 2017
The chosen venue is the HolidayInn Sittingbourne and the dates are Thursday October 10th to Sunday October 22nd 2017and is to be hosted by SERIAC, the South East Region of the IAC
For information on other festivals, here and abroad, please visit the IAC website.
‘Where Time Stood Still’ by Gerald Pecksen