Mike Shaw’s Editing Site

Info on video editing software and tips on filmmaking

Pinnacle Studio

Help and advice on Pinnacle Studio video editing software.

Which Camcorder Reviews

Best Buy camcorder. Reviews on all types of camcorder.


Support for your Adobe editing software



Open source audio editor for recording, slicing and mixing audio.

Blender 3D

Blender is a free open source 3D content creation suite, available for all major operating systems.

Format Factory

A multifunctional media converter for all popular video,audio, picture formats to others.


A very fast, small, compact and innovative freeware graphic viewer for Windows.

Route Generator

Route Generator is a free tool to draw routes on a map and generate a movie from it. This movie can be imported in your video editing software (e.g. Pinnacle Studio), so you can add it to your own movies.

Virtual Dub

This is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows platforms.

Route Generator

Useful Links

I.A.C. (Film and Video Institute)

This web site is packed with festival news, list of clubs, movie making tips, articles on amateur movie makers and their work, plus an active forum to keep you in touch with other enthusiasts. There is also important information on copyright issues.

Bromley Arts Council

Included in events diary and associated benefits. Bromley Arts Council was formed in 1965 to maintain, improve and develop the arts in Bromley. It owns and manages Ripley Arts Centre in Sundridge Avenue, Bromley, where the Arts Council is based.


Epsom Movie Makers During the summer months when many members disappear on holidays their meetings are reduced to once a month.  We enjoy inter-club competitions with Epsom.

Orpington Video & Film Makers

Known as OVFM, they meet on alternate Tuesdays.  We enjoy competitions and evenings with them.


Shooters Hill Camcorder Club  As a club they maintain a friendly rivalry with other clubs and the Triangle competition between us is great fun,


Boreham Wood Camcorder Club

Founded in 1960, is a small club with a wide range of abilities.

Ealing Video & Film Makers

Since their inception in 1964 they have grown into one of the most respected clubs in the country.

Edingburgh Cine & Video Society

The oldest movie making club in Scotland.


South Downs Film Makers

The club has about 40 members. They offer group filming exercises to help members improve their DVD skills.

Staines Video Club

Formed in 1955, with a membership that has grown through  the years.  

Tonbridge Film Makers

The club holds its annual Tonbridge Video Competition with a show at the Oast Theatre, Hildenborough.(No website)

Affiliates / Associates

Final cut Pro X

Unprecedented power for the next generation of post.

Spring Park Film Makers

The movie making club in West Wickham