Programme 2023 – 2024

Meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. All meetings to be held at Wylde Green Community Hall except for the January meetings which will be on Zoom. 7.45pm for 8.00pm start.

If you would like to come along to the meetings and are not already a member, please email to ask for the zoom link.

New Members, please note that during the year there are opportunities to engage in group film making and join in many activities which take place outside of the formal meeting times.


14th September

“Pawns and Kings”
Midsummer Challenge Films: “Fox” and “Near Miss”

“Bad Day for Contemplation”
Midsummer Challenge Film: “Three’s a Crowd”

28th September

Julian Austwick on Making a Documentary

12th October

Challenge:  Soundscape Challenge +  Showing of summer films if there’s time

26th October

Guest Speaker: Simon Cox

9th November

Challenge:  A Review of a TV Show or Film – Max 3 minutes

23rd November

Premiere “The Legacy”

Richard Blades on Vlogging

14th December

Fish & Chip Night

Taskmaster – led by Julian Austwick


11th January

Challenge:  Silent Movie Challenge – Max 5min

25th January

Script Evening Paul Fielding – creating scripts for the “Sketch Show”

8th February

Gordon Hunt, Jill Lampert & Steve Jakab on Green Screen (& more)

Club Premiere: Runaways (Ann & Arf)

22nd February

Challenge: 1 min film – Filmed on a Mobile Phone

“Vibes – life’s soundscape” by Roger Lawrie, plus Academy of Sound and SCNNS promos made by SCMM members.

14th March

Steve Jakab on Artificial Intelligence

Roger Lawrie on Sound Libraries

28th March

Ian Reed’s Lighting evening


11th April

Guest Speaker: Jon Pegg on getting the best from your actors.  Tips for directors and actors.

25th April

Challenge:  A film using Artificial Intelligence – Duration: 3-5 minutes. (Introduced by Steve Jakab on 14th March)

9th May

Richard Blades on Stop Motion Animation

Julian Austwick on Motion VFX

23rd May

Jules Hayes on What she’s Learnt


Simon Tomlinson - 'my experience with documentary making'

13th June

Show your best film of the year

27th June


Plans In The Pipeline



Visitors and new members always welcome.  Why not come along to the next meeting and check us out. Your first visit is free.   The annual membership fee is just £37. 

We meet at Wylde Green Community Hall, Emscote Drive off Little Green Lanes, Wylde Green, Sutton Coldfield B73 5NE at 7.45pm for an 8.00pm start. 

If you'd like more info, do get in touch:

Membership Secretary:  Jill Lampert 0121 449 7763


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