Our Next Meeting at the Guild is on Friday, 25th January ‘Member’s Sequence Evening’
Bring along your latest finished or unfinished masterpiece for constructive comment
Visitors welcome at £4 per normal meeting.
Dates for the 2018/19 Season for your diary are as follows:
Wilmslow Meetings dates are shown in Red
National Events held elsewhere but which might be of interest are shown in Black
14th Welcome Evening - we are inviting other clubs and members to bring along sequences for us to enjoy
This evening is free for visitors, members and potential members.
22nd & 23rd RPS Internationals are taking place in Cheltenham - info HERE
28th Ron Davies FRPS FACI(M) - ‘ Emotion in AV ’
Ron, one of the Founder members of the Group, had 'retired' from giving
talks, but we are privileged that
he has agreed to come and talk to us about how to put Emotion into your sequences
12th Colin Balls FRPS - ‘ Brazilian Pantanal ’ - note that this is free for
members and £8 for visitors
See the poster on the home page for this Main Hall evening
26th Exchange of Sequences with the IPF AV Group in Ireland and the East Midlands
Some club members do not travel to other events & competitions, so rarely see work outside of their own club. The idea of the exchange is to see work produced by different regions and to receive feedback.
This is not a competition or to show new or the 'best' work from the club, but that from a range of
members at all levels. It is more like a 'Members Sequence Evening' where the work is discussed &
constructive comments made.
This way each Group will benefit from the comments & see a range of work at all levels from different
16th Film Night - A selection of films (videos) to view & comment upon.
Could these subjects be achieved differently as an AV?
17th L&CPU PDI Knockout - which is taking place at Poynton Civic Hall
18th RPS Great Yorkshire AV Day with Ian Bateman - which is taking place in Leeds - info HERE
30th to 2nd December - Great Northern Festival
This is a national AV event taking place at Hough End Conference Centre, Chorlton, Manchester
Full details, a brochure and booking forms can be found on www.gnfestival.org.uk
Closing Date for Entries 28th October
14th Mince Pie and Christmas Competition -
A not-too-serious competition judged by the Audience - this year’s
theme is ‘Change’
The maximum duration is 5 minutes.
This will be followed by our Christmas social with refreshments.
11th Use of Video with Howard Bagshaw ARPS MPAGB/AV
Howard will demonstrate how video clips can successfully be incorporated into AV
25th Members Sequences
A chance to show your latest work for constructive comments and help.
8th Richard Brown FRPS – ‘ Scriptwriting in Depth ’
Richard is well know for his award winning sequences. Tonight he will
talk about Scriptwriting and how
best to get your sequences to 'say' what you want them to say.
This is a night not to be missed and will be in Main Hall
9th L&CPU AV Competition - which is taking place here at the Guild
Enter this regional competition and come along to see work from around
the Lancashire & Cheshire
Region. Free to enter & attend
1st The WGAV Fiesta - The public show of our members’ work
Our showcase event when we screen a varied selection of our members'
work. The emphasis will be on entertainment so everyone should find
the evening interesting.
Please publicise this as widely as possible. Visitors tonight £5
9th & 10th Peter Coles International - taking place at Capel Curig in North Wales - info HERE
15th Review of the 2018 Challenge 321 Sequences
See and judge some entries from the 2018 Challenge 321 International
competition where entries have
to be less than 3min 21sec
29th Developments in PTE - A look at some of the latest developments in PicturesToExe software.
12th AGM - A chance for Members to have their say and shape the Programme for the next Season
26th How I Made It
A look at how members have made their sequences, the ideas behind them
and the techniques used.
We require some volunteers for this evening please
10th Our Annual Open & Closed Competitions
These internal competitions are judged by an external judge, entries
are invited from all WGAV members.
The Closed section - introduced to encourage less experienced members to enter is ‘closed’ to those who have won any major awards in external competitions. All entries are eligible for awards in the Open
17th Possible PAGB Advisory Evening
The PAGB are planning to hold another Adjudication for awards in AV.
Depending on the number of applicants this evening could be an Advisory evening or something else.
If their is insufficient applications to run the PAGB Awards for Photographic Merit then the meeting scheduled for the 17th May will be cancelled and held on the 31st May.
Any change will be confirmed nearer the time
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On the 8th February we are to have a talk ‘Scriptwriting in Depth’ given by Richard Brown FRPS from Birmingham
On Saturday 9th February we are once again hosting the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic
Union AV Competition when Richard Brown is our Judge.
The event commences at 10am and is Free to enter and attend.