Friday, 12 August 2011


In 1984 George Orwell predicted a totalitarian state with cameras on every corner recording our every move, he called this "Big Brother". What he didn't see was the miniature camcorders and camera phones that we are all carrying, is this "Little Sister"

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1. CASTING/CREWING:

  • Nathan Cook is holding auditions for two comedy sketches "Mafia extract" and "Cliff Hanger" 
    As they are comedy shorts, the roles can be adapted to suit a wide range of types. Come, be funny, drink beer.
    Tuesday the 16th of August at the Lectern pub on Lewes road, opposite B&Q. At 19:00

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    Mike Shepard is looking for a male actor, over 6 feet tall to appear in a short film. A stylised piece about a private eye in the 1930's. Meal and travel expenses supplied.
    Please email zappyshots1@mac.com

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  • Sam Headley and Bowen Revill are looking for a camera man and sound man or woman for a paranormal feature. More details on the website.

  • http://quailandchrist.webs.com/
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2. LOCATIONS:

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3. PROPS:

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4. WORKSHOPS:

 -If you would like to propose holding a workshop for the BFC please contact the workshops coordinator Elena Saorin.


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5. FESTIVALS, COMPETITIONS AND SCREENINGS:

There will be a screening of films shot for the current film challenge at the Caroline of Brunswick on the 21st of August. Screenings start at 18:00 and 20:00
39 Ditchling road, Brighton, BN1 4SB

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In case you have something left from the last challenge, check out-

http://www.filmtrailerfestival.com/
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6. FILM CHALLENGES:

- As a result of the film challenge, there are now six short films in production, centred around dialogue, to be completed by Monday 15th August. They are:

"Down with Mandy" by Frances Lee

"Hello" by Tim Pieraccini

"Dusa" by Judy Upton

"The Lift" by Dick Douglass

"Overheard from the Gutter" by Richard Conolly

"Conversation with Yourself" by William Ranieri

We will also be screening "Deathilating Machine" from a previous challenge.


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7. WEBSITE UPDATES:

- Don't forget we have Fan Page on facebook with more news and updates than you get with the standard group so please click 'like' on the page

- Blogs, Articles, Tutorials !! If anyone would like to write blogs or small articles on relevant filmmaking topics then please get in touch. We would love to start getting members more involved with generating online content when the new website is up and running. The kind of thing we are looking for is perhaps a small article on some of the best websites for scriptwriting information and advice or an article on how   to use crowd funding sites. New articles and blogs will be linked here. If you are interested please contact.


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8. GENERAL INFO & NEW PEOPLE:


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jason.davison- subthing@hotmail.com- Co-Head
Posted by The Filmmakers Coalition