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The Membership fee is £37 per year.

Who We Are

We are a group of friendly enthusiastic film makers.  We make films for fun. We enjoy working on our own personal projects and/or Club films made collectively with other Club members.  We recognise that each member has his or her own interests.

We celebrate each other’s abilities, and enjoy learning from each other.

We have "makers", "watchers", and "boffins" in the club. (The latter enjoy the technicalities of the art.)

Not all members have equipment, or even make films. Some enjoy seeing what others can do and will help in any way they can.  

Members have a wide range of abilities and all of us realise that we were all beginners once. With the help and encouragement available, new members soon learn to create more satisfying productions, and even compete in Club and outside competitions.

Learn, Make, Share

  • Improve your skills.
  • Never made a film? Start here!
  • Enjoy the company of like minded people.
  • Have fun making movies together.
  • Show your own movies to the club members and discover the pleasure of having an appreciative audience.
  • We have competitions to suit all members:
  • One minute movies,
  • Five minute movies,
  • Script writing,
  • Video to music,
  • Holiday movies,
  • Open Video Cup.

“Out of the Past” was written, directed and edited by Ian Reed, who also plays a role in it. Ian was assisted by many members of SCMM including Andy Wills and Arthur Fletcher on Camera and Kevin Edwards doing the sound.  Actors were drawn from SCMM and from outside.  “Out of the Past” was a finalist in the 2015 North vs South Competition.

Getting together to make more ambitious films is very enjoyable and an excellent way to learn.

Making Films Together Is Fun

Why not come along to the next club meeting?  Spend a couple hours with us and find out what the club is all about.

Visitors and new members are always welcome.

There will be no charge for your first visit.

When and Where We Meet:

2nd and 4th Thursday of the month (between September and May) at 7.45pm at the Wylde Green Community Centre, Emscote Drive, Sutton Coldfield B73 5NE

Give us a Try

Out of the Past

You Don’t Need Fancy Equipment

This film was made with a Samsung smartphone and edited on Windows Movie Maker.

Home Alone Hannah” was SCMM member Debbie Daniels’ first entry into a SCMM competition

The Making of “How the other half lives”

Read about CEMRIAC Autumn Festival

Alan Moore’s Interview Film

(A new member of SCMM talks about the Club)

Smiling faces of a group photo taken while we were filming “It Won’t Take a Minute” -  “A magical weekend of fun and frolics”

There’s a lot going on at SCMM this summer:

June - Mac/Final Cut workshop - Arthur F.

July 3 - Telling Stories Visually  - Mike D.

July 9 - Cameras workshop - Ian R.

July 23/24 Filming of “Out of the Blue”

These activities are open to all members.


It’s here.

Next Meeting:

8th September 2016