Welcome to your Club. We know you will enjoy contributing,
Once again we come to the end of another year – our 26th in the history of the Club.
Our Club has won the
|JESS || |
Chance meeting leads to film tribute
FILM maker Colin Usher wasn't expecting to meet anyone special on the beach last Christmas Eve, but then he met Jess.
|Interesting Movie || |
Our Club is proud to announce to
What We Do
| Club Nights |
Mudgeeraba Primary School
Old Coach Road Mudgeeraba QLD
Second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
7.15pm for 7.30 start.
|Video Night |
Videos you have completed, on any topic are welcome for viewing.
Always 'tell a story' with your video and never present an un-edited video for viewing.
This night allows members to show
longer holiday videos.
|Assignment Night |
Mostly preceeded by a short demonstration or talk.
Monthly assignment topics for the year are listed here.
These are short videos of about 5 minutes to encourage discplined editing. Shorter videos from 2 minutes are quite acceptable.
Open discussion on these videos is encouraged, but a non-confidential judging sheet can be provided to assist you to improve your videos.
| Workshops |
Held on the Saturday following assignment night at 9.15am for 9.30 start.
Venues at members' home are advised prior to the date.
Workshops cover many subjects including documentary making, framing your shots, focusing, interviewing techniques and particulary editing your videos.
Members $4, visitors $6 including morning tea.
Often lunch (BYO) or discussion afternoon sessions.
|Club Outings |
Your Club usually has a 'shoot' or social function, every month.
Members make their own videos, often collecting footage for future assignments or projects.
|Alvin Award Night |
This is the Club's prestigious annual event held in mid year.
A competition solely for Club members. Every member is encouraged to enter.
Videos can be up to a maximum of twelve minutes.
Between three and five qualified people within the film and video industry, and from outside the Club, judge each video entered. Awards are given for various categories.
The perpetual Alvin Award is presented to the overall winner.
Alvin Award Night is held annually and is open to the public.
| Nature Night |
November is our Nature Award Night.
Clubs from South East Queensland are invited to enter.
Videos can be up to a maximum of twelve minutes. Competition winner is decided by audience appeal, with the winner receiving a trophy.
Nature Night is held annually and is open to the public.
Our Club's 2-monthly website Newsletter.
Contains reviews of recent Club events, diary and items of interest to videographers and members.
Contributions to KLIPS are very welcome.
E-mail to Editor
| Library and Magazines |
Your Club has many DVDs, CDs and books which members are welcome to borrow.
A complete list is available on our web site.
Copyright free music CDs are also available for hire at a cost of $5.
| AGM |
At the August Club Assignment Night, nominations are called for all committee positions, as covered by the Club Rules.
The Annual General Meeting is on the fourth Wednesday in September and all positions are declared vacant.
A copy of the Club Rules is available from the Secretary on request.
| Subscriptions |
Membership renewals are due on 31st December. Renewal forms can be downloaded
from the Club web site or just apply here
Payments to be forwarded with this form to the Treasurer, posted to the Secretary or direct credited to the Clubs bank account. Account details can be obtained from the Treasurer.
Membership is only $45 per year for a single member or couple. In addition local members pay a one-off joining fee of $25.
|FAMM (Federation of Australian Movie Makers) |
Our Club is associated with FAMM.
Included in the annual Club subscription is a levy for your association with FAMM, including you in a group public liability insurance cover.
We appreciate the Principal of Mudgeeraba Primary School, allowing us to use the staff room for our Club nights.
To ensure continued use, we would appreciate assistance returning the chairs to the teachers preferred groupng, after our videos have been screened.
| Are you tired of doing the same thing over and over again with no apparent improvements? |
Join our Club and learn how to edit your videos, how to get the soundtrack right, how to record voiceovers and create a movie that everyone finds interesting and captures the attention of your audience. Join us today
Remember: your video is interesting when your audience want to watch it again!
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