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Next Meeting - 12th September
Wylde Green Community Hall


The Legacy - a film by Ann and Arthur Fletcher

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2024 BIAFF Poster

SCMM triumphs at BIAFF - April 2024

Six films made by SCMM members were selected for showing at the Briish International Amateur Film Festival: Runaways (Ann and Arf Fletcher), Pawns and Kings (Alex Clinch), The Vanishing Killer (Kyle Simms), His Spirit Lives On (Jill Lampert), The Legacy (Ann and Arf Fletcher) and Forgotten (script by Philip Harvey)  The live show was held at The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham, and we were delighted with the results.  Forgotten won Best use of Creative Sound for Robin Slater and Jill Lampert.   The film was then given a Diamond award.  And it won BEST BRITISH FILM.  Congratulations to: Julian Austwick (Director and Cinematographer), Robin Slater (Editor), Jill Lampert (Sound Recordist and Producer), Richard Constable (Actor), Fiona Dunn (Actor), Hope Austwick (Actor).


Congratulations also to SCMM member Jill Lampert who had the honour of being awarded a Fellowship of the IAC

The Legacy

Ann 'n Arf Fletcher's new family drama. Watch for the amazing locations - all shot in Devon and Cornwall.  Starring Ann, Arf, David Bardell, Jules Hayes, Carl Foster and Ian Lane.


Time To Die - Music Video

This amazing music video performed by Chilled with the Ghost and featuring Chris Fielding, was made by Robin Slater, with help from Julian Austwick and Gordon Hunt.

Midsummer Challenge Films

Made over a weekend for the IAC Midsummer Challenge 2023.  Filmmakers had a choice of two themes:  "Three's a Crowd" or "Near Miss"


Three's A Crowd

Made by Team "Three Men and a Lady" (plus a spirit and a dog):  Alex Clinch, Andy Wills, Donal Murray-Ferris, Julie Hayes and Phil Nooney.

Congratulations to the team for being awarded 2nd Place by the Judge - Michael Slowe.



Made to the theme of "Three's a Crowd" by Team "Precision Pictures":  Ahmed Ali, Danielle Billington,  Jill Lampert, Ian Lane and Ian Reed.

Congratulations to the team for being awarded 3rd Place by the Judge - Michael Slowe.



Near Miss

Made by Team "Sutton Hot Set": Jack Reid, Kevin Billington, Roger Lawrie, Tim Easton.

Congratulations to the team for making such a good film with very authentic looking effects in such a short time.


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.

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.

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