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Mermaid and Mini-Mermaid Competition 2008       (Library ref no. 93)

During the Autumn Convention and AGM weekend it is customary for IAC regions to compete in a light-hearted film contest. "The Mermaid" is for longer films and "The Mini-Mermaid" is for films up to one-minute long.
1.
THE WAITER WITH THE WATER
by Ruffcut Films

Black-and-white story about the search for love set to an Ella Fitzgerald wartime song.
Still from 'The Waiter with the Water'.
Drama set to music
  3 mins

2.
STORMY WEATHER
by Derby Movie Makers

Husbands cannot fool wives, but the opposite is always true..
Still from 'Stormy Weather'.
Comedy
  3  mins

3.
THE EAGLE STORY
by a Corelli Production (Frank Baker)

The story of Marcus Morris and Frank Hanson, the vicar and artist who founded The Eagle comic and then Girl, Robin and Swift.
Still from 'The Eagle Story'.
Comedy
  11 mins

4.
CRICKET
by B.E.V.C.C. (Bourne End Video Camera Club)

A light-hearted look at a very English sport.
Still from 'Cricket'.
Comedy
4 mins

5.
BLACK
by Phil Marshman (Frome Film & Video Makers)

The philosophy of black, humorous commentary and a black-and-black picture .

Comedy
  2 mins

6.
THE TRAP
by Bob Lorrimer

One man, one mouse - and a challenge! (article on making it)

Still from 'The Trap'.
Comedy
  7 mins

7.
MOLLY'S MISERIES
by Dundee Camcorder Club

After their mother's funeral two middle-aged sisters begin to find it harder than ever to live in the same house.
Still from 'Mollys Miseries'.
Comedy
4 mins

8.
ADVENTURES IN THE KRUGER
by Oliver Productions (Jane Oliver)

A cautionary tale about the Tank, the young elephant who lost his tail. Fine wildlife photography and an amusing story.

Still from 'Adventures in the Kruger'.
Wildlife
  9 mins

Mini-Mermaids
9.
CALL BACK
by Bob Lorrimer

A terrrorist bomber at work - tension, drama and a twist in the tail.
Still from 'Call Back'.
Comedy
  1 mins

10.
A CHANCE MEETING
by

A late marriage and fading mempry are not always a perfcct combination.
Still from 'A Chance Meeting'.
Comedy
  1mins

11.
THE LUNCH PARTY
by Ken Mills

Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings ...
Still from 'The Lunch Party'.
Comedy
  1 mins

12.
DRIVING PARENTS MAD!
by Pat Lawrence

Children's games can get out of hand.
Still from 'Driving Parents Mad'.
Comedy
  1mins

13.
LIGHTS FANTASIA
by

An energetic montage of bright lights set to music..
Still from 'Lights Fantasia'.
Film to music
1 mins

14.
THE MONA LISA SMILE
by Mike Shaw

What is going on behind that enigmatic smile?.
Still from 'The Mona Lisa Smile'.
Comedy
  1mins

15.
DRUNK IN CHARGE
by

Is the drunk safe to drive? Will the policewoman stop him? Can he bribe her?
Still from 'Drunk in Charge'. Comedy
  1 mins

16.
STATISTICS
by

It is a brave bloke who mentions to his wife that women seak more than men ...
Still from 'Statistics'.
Comedy
  1 mins

Total running time 55 mins. DVD

Price 7.50.  


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