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Welcome Back & New Projects

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

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, Surrey

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, Surrey

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.

Scene Recreation Night – A practical workshop Part 2

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

Hosted by Tom McDaniel    Tom is running part 2 of his ever-popular scene recreation nights. Join us for a second batch of scene recreations, where we examine movie scenes and then get hands on to recreate them.  

Jackie Clark – My top ten directing moments

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

This session will introduce you to favourite scenes from ten of my favourite films. Each scene appeals to me because of specific directorial choices. Each scene will be viewed as a video clip on YouTube. The session is not about me, it’s about the directors of these successful movies and why they made these directorial choices. […]

Script Pitch competition – Theme Halloween

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

A script competition open to members and non-members. Submitting your script is free. However, the author would have assign the filmmaking rights (FOC) to Sutton Filmmakers, if their script is selected to be made into a film. If members and non-members want to pitch their script they are welcome to do so. Otherwise, we will […]

Master Class – Acting for Camera

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

Led by Doug Rollins Doug Rollins is a project leader for the International School of Screen Acting with over 30 years’ experience in the industry.  In this session, club members and invited guests will have their acting skills honed through a series of practical exercises.  This session will be ideal for existing club members who […]

Production Meeting for Club Project

Sutton FilmMakers Club - Parochial Rooms 42 The Broadway, Cheam, Surrey

Session led by Adrian Dean and Tom McDaniel. In this meeting, we will discuss the progress they have made in pre-production of Night Fears the new club project. The evening will include practice using club equipment to light and rig some proposed setups to be used in the film. This will be an opportunity for […]