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Chairman’s Comments

Welcome to our latest newsletter,

While we have not been meeting together for around 18 months, it has been good that with Zoom and YouTube we have managed to keep going and even attract new members from many miles away.

The open competitions and normal club competitions have been well supported and we must thank Chris and Kevin for their enthusiasm to go where we have not been before.

Let us hope that we can get back to some type of normality soon, while making sure we do our best to keep safe in these difficult Covid 19 times.

We may need to observe some form of distancing /sanitizing hands etc. for some time to come.

We will need to comply with guidance from the Church Authorities.



Video Road Shows

Many were cancelled or postponed last year but I can confirm we now have 7 bookings starting in August.

Secretary’s Report

This is the first Newsletter to be issued for some time and its contents will prove that, regardless of the lockdown and Covid 19, members of Gloucester Film Makers have been active in many ways.


To date 8 have been held via Zoom with 29 films entered using

We invited other clubs to participate in 2 of them.

As a result the winners of the Richardson Trophy for the Animation Competition were Sophie Hart and Andy Merz from Colchester with The Questioning Room

The winner of the “How to ''Competition” was Will Dallimore from Tewkesbury with the Maintenance Man. See the Winners link above for all the results.

Inter Club Competition 2021

The Bristol Club hosted the event using Zoom.

Our film Steam Dream, made by Chris Byrne, was placed third and Julian Baldwin won The Chelteham Video Makers Trophy with ''The new wheel''.    Congratulations to both.   

Open Competitions.

A reminder about our Open Competition on 8th November for films about Gloucestershire.

Also our open Christmas Competition - see left