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Next Meeting: Not before January 2022

Programme

Premiered on 5th November 2020

The Ladies of Withybed Green

The Wand

Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers with Sutton Coldfield College

Meetings from January 2022

2nd Thursday of the Month - Wylde Green Community Hall

4th Thursday of the month - Zoom

See Programme page for details of forthcoming meetings.

Fun at the Club

Sharing ideas. Showing our films.  Getting tips.  Finding actors.  A friendly place to be.

Latest News

CEMRIAC

Festival Success

Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers triumphed at the CEMRIAC Autumn Festival 2021 with Jill Lampert's Love them or hate them? winning the Inter-Club competition and Ian Reed's Shadows being the runner up.   Robin and Julie Slater won the 60 Second competition with their film Rock Cakes.  Congratulations to all!

The Ladies of Withybed Green

Ann and Arthur Fletcher found workarounds to finish this ambitious, delightful film whilst following Government guidelines during the pandemic in 2020.  It has recently been awarded 2nd Place in a national inter-club competition.  Congratulations to all involved.

The Hut With Laurels

The Hut - a Horror short

Congratulations to Robin Slater.  Robin's film The Hut  has been selected for Birmingham Film Festival 2021 and nominated for "Best Sound Design".

The film received "Honorable Mention" in the L.A. Indie Horror Fest 2021.

Paula Webster - Films selected for Festivals

Paula has had her films Tango in the Wind and Sons of the Savanna selected for the S.O.F.A. Festival. High Hummers and The Man Who Paints Hummingbirds have both been selected for the Birmingham Film Festival 2021 and nominated for "Best Documentary". Congratulations Paula!

Tango In The Wind Poster
Justice With BFF

Julian's Justice Selected

Julian Austwick's non-dialogue film Justice has also been selected by Birmingham Film Festival and received Honourable Mention by the judges.  Congratulations to Julian!  And congratulations to Julie Hayes who stars in both this film and The Hut.

Robin Slater - Drones in Social Isolation

An introduction to Drones prepared for one of our Zoom meetings by SCMM member Robin Slater.

Gordon Hunt - Colour Correction

An introduction to Colour correction prepared for one of our Zoom meetings by SCMM Chairman Gordon Hunt.

Making Changes - Club Films

A glimpse of some great films we've made together. Julian Austwick and Fiona Dunn take us on a pacy tour of 7 years of SCMM Club films.

Fiona Dunn on TV

Club member Fiona Dunn gives a great overview of Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers in this interview by Carl Jones on Made In Birmingham TV.

Award winners

Julian Austwick's delightful film "Friends", won FIVE STARS at BIAFF.  Well done Julian and co-stars Jack Grainger and Fiona Dunn.  Another brilliant result for Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers!

Making films together

Getting together to make films is fun and an excellent way to learn. 

"Full House"  was created in a day !  See more of our Midland Movie Makers Midsummer Madness films made in a day here.

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.

One for the engineers

Another film made on a smartphone: Gordon Hunt was so impressed by this piece of Japanese engineering that he grabbed the opportunity to make this little film called Magic Metal.