CLUB MEETS BACK ON - From June 2021 we will meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday 7.30pm in Cheam, Sutton every month. See our events page for planned events.

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Live Broadcast Technical Rehearsal

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

We're back in the clubhouse this week. However, we can only have about 12-15 members at a time to keep a good level of social distancing. So if you are coming to club this week can you please email me and let me know so we know how many to expect. This week we are […]

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Live-Action Directing – Cliff Harris

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

In this presentation, He will be showing you what he does and how he does it using very affordable equipment. He will be giving live demonstrations as well as showing some footage from some of his recent work. There will be lots of ways for everyone to get involved including perhaps camera and lights etc. About Cliff […]

Lenses & Filters – A practical workshop

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

Hosted by Tom McDaniel  Ever been confused about which lens to use or what type of filter or focal length does what?   Or are you struggling with your crop sensor Vs full frame?   We'll be looking at how different films have given their films a "look" before experimenting with a range of lenses and […]

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3 Point Lighting – A practical workshop

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

Hosted by Peter Leverick - Directed by Cliff Harris. The Three Point Lighting Technique is a standard method used in visual media such as video, film and still photography. It is a simple but versatile system which forms the basis of most lighting. Once you understand three point lighting you are well on the way to understanding […]

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Welcome Back & New Projects

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

This night is about meeting old friends and swapping stories but more importantly, defining how the club can move forward in this post-pandemic time. We want to get some new film projects on the go as we did with White Powder and Steps. We will also be asking, you the members, what you want to […]

Shaping Light – A Practical Workshop

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

A major part of lighting any scene is knowing how to shape it.  Light is an essential ingredient in filmmaking. However, light is rebellious. It likes to go everywhere and shine too brightly (or not brightly enough), which is why it's integral to learn how to shape it. We will be looking at 5 simple techniques […]

Sparking Ideas – Creating an original plot-line

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam

Hosted by Sara Jordan This fun and practical workshop led by experienced script writer, Sara Jordan, will be exploring how to spark ideas for your next short film script. It will explore different genres and why it’s good to know what genre you are writing for and and how to pitch your idea to others.