IAC logo The world of non-commercial film and A-V Events Diary Search
The Film and Video Institute find us on facebook Join us on Facebook

 

EVENTS DIARY 2011

Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

January 2011

Blank spacer.3rd  January Closing date for UNCIPAR - Argentina.For films up to 30 minutes. The main prize is the kit and materials to make a 16mm production. Festival April. For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo.9th January RIVERS OF THE WORLD - a  SAM presentation by Dr N.T Speirs FACI at 3pm at Edinburgh Cine & Video Society 23a Fettes Row Edinburgh EH3 6RH
Miniature IAC logo.10th January Closing date for BIAFF - THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL 2011
Any length, any subject, virtually any format. Entry forms in English, Dutch, French and German.
The festival showing a wide selection of the winners will be hosted by IAC North East Region at the Cairn Hotel, Harrogate 8-10th April.
Competition Details | Festival Details
Blank spacer.12th  January Closing date for The (37th) Eulenspiegeleien, Berlin-Köpenick, Germany. Comedy film festival for movies up to 20 minutes long. For details click here.
Blank spacer.12th  January Closing date for WOFF,West-East film festival in Berlin for movies up to 20 minutes long. For details click here.
Blank spacer.20th  January Closing date for Senftenberg International Short Film Festival. Festival  18-20th February. Details here.
Blank spacer.21st-23rd January The (37th) Eulenspiegeleien, Berlin-Köpenick, Germany. Comedy film festival for movies up to 20 minutes long.
For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo.25th January Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's March/April issue 
Blank spacer.29th January MidPhot 2011 AV COMPETITION - at the Civic Centre, Braunston Town. Organised by Midland Counties Photographic Federation. Judges Keith & Kate Brown. Tickets £6 - details from Peter Brown on 0116 278 3446.
Blank spacer.30th January North v South Competition Final - simultaneous events run by Newcastle ACA - at their premises West Denton Association, Hillhead Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1DN ring John Andrew 0191 236 3930 and Orpington VFM  - at Farnborough Village Hall, High Street, Farnborough, Kent BR6 7BB - ring Mike Coad 01424 220391.)
Blank spacer.31st January Closing date forFROME 5 MINUTE FESTIVAL For details click here.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

February 2011

Blank spacer.1st February Closing date for the FESTIVAL OF NATIONS 2011
The Festival of Nations is one of the most important film festivals in Europe for non-commercial film makers. Last year it had more than 900 entries from 55 countries. It takes place in Ebensee a small town in the Salzkammergut region less than an hour from Salzburg. Films from authors, who attend the festival, are given preference. No entry fee. Screenings 12th-18th June. For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo. 6th February SAM Five-Minute Competition judged by Trevor Ermel from Tynemouth. 3.00pm at Parklands Centre, Alva FK12 5BG.
Blank spacer. 18-20th February Senftenberg International Short Film Festival.  Closing date was 20th January. Details here.
Miniature IAC logo. 19th February Closing date for THE MERSEY TEN COMPETITION  - open to members in the IAC North-West Region. Entries on MiniDV tape only. Maximum length 10 minutes. No entry fee. Contact Jim Whalley 01254 208654. Festival on 26th March hosted by Preston Moviemakers at St. Cuthberts Church Centre.
Blank spacer. 24th  February THE NECA CLUB PROGRAMME COMPETITION - 7.30pm at Darlington Camcorder Club, Methodist Chapel Hall, Haughton-le-Skerne DL1 2DD - admission £3 (host club members free)
Blank spacer. 25th  February Closing date for The Pilgrim Trust Award - organisers, Edinburgh Cine and Video Society. Details . Up to 20 minutes celebrating Scotland or a Scottish subject. It does not have to be made in Scotland. Competition screening early April.
Blank spacer. 26th February Closing date for The Burnley Festival - entry by invitation only
Miniature IAC logo. 27th February CEMRIAC Training Seminar - at The Perdiswell Young People's Club, Droitwich Road, Worcester WR3 7SN  (usual venue.) 9.30am start. IAC members £7.50, non-IAC members and members of affiliated clubs £8.50. Optional lunch £8.00 (lunch must be booked by 20th February). Contact your club representative or Rob Day.

Guest speakers: Don Fairservice on film editing, Julian Baldwin on sound recording and Clive Atkins on manipulation and acquisition of sound.

Blank spacer. 28th February Closing date for THE PENNY CUP COMPETITION - for amateur film makers in the South-West and films up to 15 minutes. Entries from individuals, clubs or groups, but must be nominated by a club or society. Festival will be Thursday 17th March in Weymouth. Get an entry form from the SoCo website.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

March 2011

Blank spacer. 1st March Closing date for THE VISION ON CHALLENGE SHIELD - for amateur film makers in the South-West. Up to 20 minutes. Festival on 19th March. Download entry form here.
Miniature IAC logo.5th March SERIAC FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL - The Oast Theatre, Tonbridge. The closing date for entries was December 31st 2010 for details contact ian@marinafilms.fsnet.co.uk or look on www.seriac.org.uk
Miniature IAC logo.6th March SAM: Presentation by Ron Prosser, 3.00pm at Parklands Centre, Alva FK12 5BG
Miniature IAC logo.12th March East Midlands AV Group - Kaleidoscope Show, 7.30pm at Braunstone Town Civic Centre LE3 2PP. Contact Peggy Franks on 0116 285 6728
Blank spacer.12th March BURNLEY FESTIVAL at Padiham Town Hall and run by Burnley Film Makers. Film entries by invitation only. Ron Prosser is the special guest and judge. All welcome to attend. Doors open 2.30pm for 3pm start. Finish 9.30pm. Details from  Ron Harrison on  01282 772081 or email.
Miniature IAC logo.12th March IAC NORTH WEST FESTIVAL & AGM at Chads Theatre, Mellor Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5AU.
Blank spacer.17th March THE PENNY CUP COMPETITION - for amateur film makers in the South-West and films up to 15 minutes. 7.30pm at the Wellworthy Sports & Social Club, Dumbarton Road, Weymouth, Dorset. Entries from individuals, clubs or groups, but must be nominated by a club or society. Closing date was 28th February. Get an entry form from the SoCo website.
Blank spacer.18th March Closing date for THE ROB KNOX FILM FESTIVAL - open to all, any length or genre, no fee. Screenings on 8th June. Details.
Blank spacer.19th March THE VISION ON CHALLENGE SHIELD - for amateur film makers in the South-West. Starts 6pm at The Merriemead Hotel opposite the Globe in Sampford Peverell main street - 3 minutes from M5 jct 27. Entry by programme on the door - £5 including refershments.  Closing date was 1st March. Staged by Tiverton Camcorder Club. Details on their website: www.tivertoncamcorderclub.co.uk
Blank spacer.19th-27th March FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM ANIMALIER -  the international wildlife film festival is a pro-am one run by volunteers. It is prestigious indeed. There are separate prizes for amateur movie makers. The festival's closing date was 31st October 2010. The long lead time is because once the short list is chosen they translate the scripts and record new commentaries in French which are played with the films when shown to the public in the festival's home town of Albert in the Somme area of France. The jury see the entries in their original languages. For full details see their website: www.fifa.com.fr for our own information click here.
Miniature IAC logo.20th March CEMRIAC MOVIE FESTIVAL & AGM - at Derby University, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB -  Guest judge and speaker, Doug Collander, FACI on My films private and professional. IAC Members £9. Visitors £10. Lunch (pre-ordered only) £14.50.for more details see www.cemriac.org.uk
Blank spacer.24,25,28th  March Wakefield Moviemakers (in its 50th anniversary year) Annual Public Show 7.15pm - 10pm at the club cinema, Clarendon Street, Wakefield WF1 3LX. Tickets £3 from Colin Newsome 01924 372699
Miniature IAC logo.25th March Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's May/June issue
Blank spacer.25th March Orpington Video and Film Makers Spring show of members' films. 7.30pm Methodist Church, 19 Sevenoaks Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 9JH Tickets £5 (including refreshments) from Mrs Beard 01689 813616.
Blank spacer.26th March Closing date for ENTRIES FOR MID-THAMES AVDAY - event is 10th April.
Miniature IAC logo.26th March MERSEY TEN Festival - hosted by Preston Moviemakers at St. Cuthberts Church Centre.
Blank spacer.28th  March Closing date for RED CARPET SCREENINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - films up to 15 minutes, no fee. Details here. Screening 16th April.
Blank spacer.31st  March The Pilgrim Trust Award Competition screening - at Edinburgh Cine and Video Society. Details on www.ecvs.co.uk


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

April 2011

Blank spacer.1st April Closing date for THE FILMSHARING LOW/NO BUDGET FILM FESTIVAL - Films up to 3 minutes and films up to 15 minutes. Selected entries get screened in cinemas around Germany and Austria and on the web. No entry fee. Click here for details.
Blank spacer.1st-3rd  April WOFF , West-East film festival in Berlin. Details .
Blank spacer.2nd April Frome 5 Minute Festival at The Catholic Hall, Park Road, Frome, Somerset starting at 6pm.  Details .
Miniature IAC logo.4th April S.A.M. Members Competition - 3.00pm at Parklands Centre, Alva FK12 5BG. This year judged by Reg Lancaster FACI and Annabelle Lancaster FACI.
Miniature IAC logo.8th-10th April BIAFF - THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL 2011 Hosted by NERIAC at the Cairn Hotel, Harrogate.
Competition Details | Festival Details
Blank spacer.9th April Closing date for THE CROATIAN MINUTE MOVIE FESTIVAL - great celebration of one-minute movies. The festival itself is 26th-28th May. For details click here.
Blank spacer.9th April Closing date for THE SEOUL WORLD SHORT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL The festival itself is 26th-27th May. For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo.10th April NERIAC AGM at the Cairn Hotel, Harrogate after the conclusion of BIAFF 2011.
Blank spacer.10th April MID-THAMES AV DAY - WOKINGHAM - Appraisals of attendee AV's and presentations by Keith Leedham FRPS EFIAP FIPF. 9.45 for 10.00am until appx. 5.30pm at The Community Centre, Woosehill, WOKINGHAM, RG41 3SW. Tickets £8. Contact: Graham Laughton 01895 822202 or email.
Blank spacer.14th April HARROW CINE & VIDEO SOCIETY SPRING SHOW at Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane Car Park, Pinner HA5 1AB. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm. Tickets £5 at the door and include refreshments.
Blank spacer.16th April RED CARPET SCREENINGS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - at the Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke. Details here. Closing date was 28th March.
Blank spacer.21-23rd April UNCIPAR - Argentina.For films up to 30 minutes. The main prize is the kit and materials to make a 16mm production. For details click here. 33rd Argentine Days of Cinema and Independent Video held in Villa Gesell. Closing date was 3rd January.
Blank spacer.30th April Closing date for BOLTON MOVIE MAKERS MOVIE CHALLENGE - open to all IAC and Northwest Clubs. Enquiries to Paul Shlin 01204 529926. Event  26th May.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

May 2011

Miniature IAC logo.7th May NORTH THAMES REGION TRIANGLE COMPETITION FINAL - hosted by the SVGA (Select Video Group of Amersham) at St. Michael's Hall, Sycamore Road, Amersham, Bucks HP6 5DR. Doors open 2pm for 2.30pm start. Ends 6pm. Tickets at the door £5 including interval refreshments.
Miniature IAC logo.7-8th May S.A.M. Workshop Weekend - (Saturday: 9.30 am – 18.00pm, Sunday 10.00am – 13.00 pm) at Stirling Management Centre, University of Stirling.  The workshop weekend will follow its successful formula with delegates working in groups on the Saturday to make a short film. The subject for the Sunday morning has not yet been decided. Overnight accommodation will be available at competitive rates.
Blank spacer.15th  May Closing date for DOCUTAH INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL in Utah. Details.
Blank spacer.15th  May Closing date for FIKE SHORT FILM FILM FESTIVAL in Portugal. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.22nd May S.A.M. AGM & Presentation of Trophies - 3pm at Parklands Community Centre, Alva. A chance to see the winning films in the various SAM competitions and see the winning film makers presented with their awards.
Miniature IAC logo.25th May Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's July/August issue
Blank spacer.26th May BOLTON MOVIE MAKERS MOVIE CHALLENGE - open to all IAC and Northwest Clubs. Held over Hulton Conservative Club, Bolton BL5 1AA. Closing date was 30th April. Enquiries to Paul Shlin 01204 529926
Blank spacer.26th-28th May THE SEOUL WORLD SHORT FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL The closing date was 10th April. For details click here.
Blank spacer.26th-28th May THE CROATIAN MINUTE MOVIE FESTIVAL - great celebration of one-minute movies. The closing date was 9th April. For details click here.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

June 2011

Blank spacer.1st  June Closing date for FOUR RIVERS YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL in Croatia. Entrants must be age 14 to 20. No fee. Details.
Blank spacer.1st  June FINAL Closing date for DOCUTAH INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL in Utah. (Extra fee required if missed the standard 15th May deadline.) Details.
Blank spacer.8th June THE ROB KNOX FILM FESTIVAL - open to all, any length or genre, no fee. Closing date was 18th March. Details.
Blank spacer.10th  June Closing date for CO-OPERATIVE YOUNG FILM MAKERS FESTIVAL. Entrants must be 19 or under. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.11th June SERIACTIVE DAY at the Oast Theatre, Tonbridge. An audience with Reg Lancaster (IAC President). An opportunity to see a fantastic variety of top award-winning films made over four decades. Doors open 10am More details from Freddy Beard 01689 813616
Blank spacer.12th-18th June FESTIVAL OF NATIONS 2011
The Festival of Nations is one of the most important film festival in Europe for non-commercial film makers. Last year it had more than 900 entries from 55 countries. It takes place in Ebensee, Austria in the beautiful Salzkammergut area. Films from authors, who attend the festival, are given preference. No entry fee. Their website.
Miniature IAC logo.30th June Closing date for the NORTH THAMES ONE MINUTE MOVIE CONTEST - The idea of the competition is to produce an entertaining / funny film that lasts just 1 minute including all titles etc. It is judged by an independent judge and announced at the North Thames Movie Festival and AGM in late November. One of the entries (not always the winner!!) is chosen by NT to enter the Mini Mermaid.
Blank spacer.30th  June Closing date for ABSTRACTA the festival of abstract and experimental films and AV sequences. Details.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

July 2011

Blank spacer.21st July Closing date for THORSAA FILM FESTIVAL (formerly The Big Gig) in Thurso, Caithness. This is a showcase for amateur, student and low-budget films - not a competition. No fee. Details. Festival event 24th September.
Miniature IAC logo.25th July Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's September/October issue
Blank spacer.27th July Closing date for THE KENT FILM FESTIVAL - details  and entry forms on www.kentfilmfestival.com - festival screenings 24th September. Entrants must be resident within Kent or an SE London postcode area or be a member of a Kent Club. Certain awards are restricted to members of the IAC, the film and video institute.
Blank spacer.31st July Closing date for THE ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR a competition for still and video makers with an interest in the environment. Open to amateurs and professionals of any age and from anywhere in the world. No entry fee. Special awards for those under 21 and those under 16. Winners receive a cash prize and the work is shown in a touring exhibition. For details see www.epoty.org


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

August 2011

Blank spacer.1st August Closing date for THE GOLDEN DIANA FESTIVAL - Klopeiner See, Austria. Screenings 28th August - 2nd September.
Films up to 20 minutes. Festival late August. For details and entry form click here.
Blank spacer.6th August Closing date for The 17th National AV Championships - details and entry forms from www.navc.org.uk. Festival 16-18th September.
Blank spacer.15th August Closing date for SLOUGH FILM FESTIVAL - No entry fee; films can be any length.
Festival 17 September. For details and entry form click here.
Miniature IAC logo.20th - 28th August UNICA 2011 - THE FESTIVAL WHERE NATIONS COMPETE - Luxemburg
The annual gathering of film making enthusiasts from around the world takes place in the heart of the EU. It's a great way to combine your love of movies and a holiday with friendly companions. A dedicated group of British film enthusiasts goes every year ... come and join us!  Details.
Blank spacer.28th August-2nd Sept THE GOLDEN DIANA FESTIVAL - Klopeiner See, Austria
Films up to 20 minutes. Closing date was 1st August. For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo.29th August Closing date for RED CARPET SCREENING - For details click here. Screenings 10th and 11th September in Basingstoke.
Blank spacer.30th August Closing date for SUSSEX FILM FESTIVAL - screenings 9th October. For details see www.seriac.org.uk/SussexFilmFestival.html


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

September 2011

Miniature IAC logo.5th September Closing date for the SOCO Regional Competition - Contact: Frome@philmar.demon.co.uk Awards show Tuesday 18th October at Chippenham.
Blank spacer.5th September Closing date for DepicT! the competition for films up to 90 seconds long. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.10-11th September RED CARPET SCREENINGS - at Basingstoke. Details here.
Blank spacer.15th September Closing date for Toti the International film festival run by Club Maribor in Slovenia. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.16-18th September The 17th National AV Championships - at Nottingham University - Sutton Bonington Campus on the border of Nottingham and Leicestershire.  Jury: Ian Bateman, Maureen Albright, and Howard Bagshaw. Full details and forms from www.navc.org.uk.
Miniature IAC logo.17th September Closing date for the NORTH THAMES REGION ANNUAL MOVIE FESTIVAL - videos up to 25 minutes long but excluding films which have already won a major national or international award.
Miniature IAC logo. 18th September The Films of James Webber ... James presents and discusses his work, including his multi-award winning Commitment. SAM (Scottish Association of Moviemakers) welcomes him at the Edinburgh Cine and Video Society premises, Fettes Row, Edinburgh. All welcome. Details from Sean Groat. This talk had to be postponed from the start of the year because of weather conditions.
Blank spacer.24th September THE  THORSAA FILM FESTIVAL (formerly The Big Gig) - Thurso's celebration of creative arts takes place - Details on www.thebiggig.eu
Blank spacer.24th September THE KENT FILM FESTIVAL - at Christ Church University College, North Holmes Road, Canterbury CT1 1QU doors open at 10.30am - details on www.kentfilmfestival.com
Miniature IAC logo.25th September Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's November/December issue
Blank spacer.30 September Closing date for Port of Tyne Reflect Awards the competition for films up to 60 seconds long about the River Tyne. Details.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

October 2011

Blank spacer.1st October Closing date for the AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL- organised by AMPS for all non-commercial film makers worldwide. The time limit is 30 minutes, except for short comedy at 5 minutes. Entries may be in NTSC or PAL. Reductions for additional entries and students - for all details see  www.ampsvideo.com
Blank spacer.1st October Closing date for the TALLIN International Festival of Non-Professional Film Makers in November. For details click here.
Miniature IAC logo.1st October Closing date for the NERIAC FILM & VIDEO COMPETITION - festival screenings 18th-20th November in Scarborough.
Miniature IAC logo.2nd October S.A.M. WORKSHOP WEEKEND ROUND-UP and members films not shown at the Members' Competition. Held at Ediburgh Cine Video Society at 3pm.
Miniature IAC logo.3rd October Closing date for SOCO Top of the Clubs, Dolphin and Baby Dolphin competitions. Winners to be screened at the SOCO Weekender 28-30th October.
Blank spacer.mid October GUERNSEY INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL  is NOT taking place this year but plans to re-start in 2012. For details click here.
Blank spacer.6-7 October CO-OPERATIVE YOUNG FILM MAKERS FESTIVAL at the National Media Museum in Bradford. Details.
Blank spacer.6-7 October FIKE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL at Evora, Portugal. The closing date was 15th May. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.8th October Closing date for NORTH WEST FILM FESTIVAL - screenings 12th November.
Miniature IAC logo.8th October NORTH THAMES REGION: TOM HARDWICK Hi-Def Teach-in - hosted by Wanstead & Woodford Club at St. Paul's Church Hall, Woodford Green IG8 8BT, 1.15pm to 6pm. £5 charge towards hall costs and refreshments. (Approach to the hall via Chigwell Road and Manor Road.)
Blank spacer.8th October MAKE FRIENDS WITH YOUR COMPUTER - full day school for AV and video enthusiasts. Dr. Terry Chamberlain (Guild computer lecturer) will run a computer familiarisation day concentrating specifically on providing a sound grounding in the operations which will be needed when handling large numbers of pictures, or audio. Details on www.wilmslowguildav.org.uk  - click on "Day Schools".
Blank spacer.9th October SUSSEX FILM FESTIVAL - at Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road, Wivelslfield Green RH17 7QH. Clsoing date was 30th August. For details see www.seriac.org.uk/SussexFilmFestival.html
Blank spacer.15th October Closing date for PSSST! Silent Films Festival - yes, a festival for modern silent movies. What have you got that would work without a soundtrack ... maybe if you added a subtitle or intertitle here and there? The festival is in Croatia on 11-13th November. Details here.
Miniature IAC logo.18th October SOCO REGIONAL COMPETITION AWARDS SHOW - note this is a Tuesday. Screening at Chippenham Movie and Video Club, 7.30pm at the Gladstone Liveral Club, Gladstone Road, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 3BW.
Miniature IAC logo.20th-23rd October THE SCOTTISH REEL - IAC's CONVENTION AND AGM WEEKEND
Hosted by The Scottish Association of Moviemakers (SAM) at Stirling Management Centre, Stirling.
Miniature IAC logo.28-30th October SOCO WEEKENDER - at the Kensington Hotel, 18 Durley Chine Road, Westcliff, Bournemouth BH2 5LE. All the usual fun, film, food and good company. For reservations contact Alan Creamer FACI, "Two Hoots", 16 Shepherds Croft, The Grove, Portland, DT5 1DJ 01305 820280 email: daranal@aol.com
Miniature IAC logo.29th October Closing date for CEMRIAC Autumn Festival. Event is on 20th November and CEMRIAC AV COMPETITION - event is on 12th November.
Blank spacer.29th October AUDIO FOR AV AND VIDEO - a day school at Wilmslow. Howard Gregory and Suzanne Walker will run another A-V dayschool. Last year we dealt mainly with pictures, so this year we will concentrate on the audio side of things.  Details on www.wilmslowguildav.org.uk  - click on "Day Schools".
Blank spacer.30th October Closing date for the FIFA (Festival International du Film Animalier) in Albert, France - though the screenings will be in March 2012 the closing date is early to allow for professional translation of the selected films. Maximum length for amateur entries is 20 minutes. First registration costs 30 Euros, thereafter free. Their website often gets updated quite late but use it as a guide to the current rules. www.fifa.com.fr
Blank spacer.31st October Closing date for the North v South competition. Click for details. Enquiries to Graham Morris (North) 01457 852534 or Mike Coad (South) 01424 220391. Website www.n-v-s.co.uk.
Blank spacer.31st October Closing date for the FILM CLIP & MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL - held annually in Mohelnice, Czech Republic. Films up to 7 minutes long based on a song in any language. No entry fee. Click for details.  Public showing and judging mid November.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

November 2011

Miniature IAC logo.5th November EAST ANGLIA TROPHY COMPETITION - at Colchester club 1 Venture Drive, Hythe Community Centre, Colchester CO1 25G. Light lunch 12.30. Competition starts at 2.00pm. Details from Paul Desmond paul.desmond1946@gmail.com
Miniature IAC logo.6th November S.A.M. STRATHLCYDE EVENT - inter-club competition. Held at St. Nicholas Church Hall, Lanark at 3pm.
Blank spacer.10th November PORT OF TYNE REFLECT Awards Ceremony Click for details.  Closing date was 30th September.
Blank spacer.11-13th November PSSST! Silent Films Festival - yes, a festival for modern silent movies. Also shows classic silents. Based in Zagreb, Croatia. Closing date was 15th October. Details here.
Miniature IAC logo.12th November CEMRIAC A. V. COMPETITION for the Jessop Rose Bowl - organised by Richard Brown, Malcom and Maggie Imhoff at Smethwick Photographic Society's premises, The Old School House, Churchbridge, Oldbury B69 2AS Closing date was 29th October.
Miniature IAC logo.12th November NORTH WEST FILM FESTIVAL & AGM - 10am to 5pm at Chads Theatre, Mellor Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5AU. This year's judges and speakers are Jan and Dave Watterson. (Sorry Tripod readers there was a mistake in the September issue ... you have to wait until next year for Michael Gough!)
Blank spacer.12th November TALLINN 2011 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL - at Cinema Artis in Tallinn, Estonia. Details here. Closing date was 1st October.
Blank spacer.12th November FILM CLIP & MUSIC VIDEO FESTIVAL - held annually in Mohelnice, Czech Republic. Films up to 7 minutes long based on a song in any language. No entry fee. Click for details.  Closing date was 31st October.
Miniature IAC logo.18-20th November THE NERIAC SCARBOROUGH 2011 FESTIVAL in the Esplanade Hotel, Belmont Road, Scarborough YO11 2AA. Plus guest speaker - Alan Colegrave. Package cost £90 for IAC members £95 for non-members. Chairman's Challenge theme this year is "Going Home". Closing date was 1st October. Details on www.neriac.co.uk
Miniature IAC logo.20th November CEMRIAC AUTUMN FESTIVAL - Closing date was 29th October. Festival will be at Harborough Theatre, Market Harborough. Details.
Miniature IAC logo.25th November Copy deadline for Film & Video Maker's January/February issue
Miniature IAC logo.27th November NORTH THAMES REGION AGM & MOVIE FESTIVAL - an all-day event at Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane Car Park, Pinner HA5 1AB. 10am for a 10.30am start. Tickets £5 at the door including morning/afternoon refreshments. Children free. Details Roy Claisse 01992 812520
Blank spacer.27 November NORTH V SOUTH COMPETITION - Southern Heat at the Village Hall, Farnborough, Kent. Closing date for entries was 31st October.  Click for details. Enquiries to Mike Coad 01424 220391. Website www.n-v-s.co.uk.
Blank spacer.28 November NECA (North East Cine Association) OPEN & HOLIDAY COMPETITION at Tynemouth Video Club. Entry form on the NECA page of the NERIAC website.
Miniature IAC logo.30 November Closing date for SERIAC festival. Entry forms on the SERIAC website. Festival will be 10th March 2012.
Blank spacer.30 November Closing date for Norfolk Video Productions Screenplay Competition for a short film script that can be shot in Norfolk. More details here.


Jan 11 | Feb 11 | Mar 11 | Apr 11 | May 11 | Jun 11 | Jul 11 | Aug 11 | Sep 11 | Oct 11 | Nov 11 | Dec 11
Diary 2012| top of page

If you don't tell us  about it - how can we list your A-V or movie event? email the Webmaster.

December 2011

Blank spacer.2nd-4th December THE GREAT NORTHERN AV WEEKEND - at Wilmslow Guild, 1 Bourne Street, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5HD. Details on www.wilmslowguildav.org.uk  - click on "Great Northern". If you want to know more, then phone Howard Gregory on 01925 753303 or e-mail chairman@wilmslowguildav.org.uk
Miniature IAC logo. 4th December S.A.M. TOM HARDWICK - talks on Creative Video Photography at Edinburgh Cine Video Society at 3pm.
Miniature IAC logo. 11th December S.A.M. CHRISTMAS SOCIAL EVENT - at Stirling Management Centre 3pm.
Miniature IAC logo. 12th December Closing date for entries to EULENSPIEGEULEIEN COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL 2012 - See details here.
Miniature IAC logo. 20th December Closing date for entries to TO LOVE A MAN AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL 2012 - See details here.
Miniature IAC logo. 20th December Early closing date for entries to BIAFF - THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FILM FESTIVAL 2012 - entries received before this date can pay £2 less per film than the standard fee. Even cheaper if you enter online. See details here.
Miniature IAC logo. 31st December Closing date for entries to WÖFF - West-Östliches Film Festival (West-East Film Festival), Berlin, Germany - screenings 30th March - 1st April 2012. See details here.

to the Events Diary for 2012

Audience silhouette. Audience silhouette.
Page updated on 01 February 2012       find us on facebook Join us on Facebook       UNICA information UNICA member
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 00269085. Registered Charity No. 260467. Authors' views are not necessarily those of the Institute of Amateur Cinematographers. Website hosted by Merula. JavaScripts by JavaScript Source. Menu by Live Web Institute. Art work by Miss Jo Black.