8th March 2018


Tonight was the Midland Movie Makers League at Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers.  Joined by a number of visitors from other clubs, we watched entries from the five other clubs which make up Midland Movie Makers.  Only Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers’ members were allowed to vote.

Man with van 8 March

Leicester MM's Man with Van and Spray Can was the winning film

Tall Order

Tall Order by Nuneaton Moviemakers came second

Helpless 8 March

Helpless by Derby Movie Makers was third

MMLeague 8 March

Coaching for Voiceover

After the tea break, Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers member Mike Duxbury gave a presentation on recording voiceovers.  He coached Roger Lawrie to read a short script for a documentary.  Mike gave tips on various aspects of recording voiceovers – from the practicalities of where to place the mic and how to achieve good sound, to how to speak in a way which will be clear and compelling.  Roger read well, and Mike’s tips demonstrated how small differences of emphasis and volume can make a good commentary even better.

Mike and Roger 8 March
Mike and Roger B 8 March

Mike with Roger in a makeshift 'sound booth' to help with the difficult acoustics in the hall

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