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THE SOCO ROADSHOW 2007       (Library ref no. 94)

IAC Southern Counties Region (SoCo) makes most of the winning entries in its annual competition available for clubs and interested people to see. This is the collection from 2007. Devizes Video Club hosted the award show that year.
1.
BELERION
by Vision On Camcorder Club

Belerion is the old name for the South-West tip of Cornwall. The film shows various pre-historic sites and historic monuments as well as the beautiful land and sea-scapes.
Still from 'Belerion'.
Best Travelogue
14 mins

2.
WOODLAND NURSERY
by Frank Lander

The animals and mainly the birds of the Forest of Dean are revealed and we watch as fledglings leave the nest.
Still from 'Woodland Nursery'.
Highly Commended documentary
  9 mins

3.
COLD SHOULDER
by Cheltenham Videomakers

When a policeman's wife is scorned by her husband, you should expect her to take a subtle revenge. Drama.
Still from 'Cold Shoulder'.
Commended
16 mins

4.
RÜF DER STEINE - CALL OF THE STONES
by Ernie McKenna

German artist, Sep Bogle, makes art by balancing rocks by the sea in Lanzarote. The rocks narrate the film with some interview comments from the artist. Stylish and fascinating.
Still from 'Ruf der Stein'.
Best Semi-Pro Entry
4 mins

5.
CLARKSON
by Bristol Film & Video Society

The story of the man who effectively got slavery repealed in the UK. A powerful historical drama set in and around Bristol..
Still from 'Clarkson'.
Best Club Entry & Runner-up
42 mins

6.
AS TIME GOES BY
by Clive Ody

Images of clocks, clocks of all kinds, large, small, public, private - all set to music.
Still from 'As Time Goes By'.
Highly Commended
3 mins

7.
THE PICTURE
by Devizes Video Club

A couple of pensioners reluctantly decide to sell a painting they have had for years, but its value is a bit of a surprise.
Still from 'The Picture'.
Best Drama
  8 mins

8.
IN THE CORNER OF A FOREIGN FIELD
by Frank Bon

A tribute to a generation of young men who gave their lives for their country, seen through the eyes of a student discovering an uncle's wartime artwork.
Still from 'In the Corner of a Foreign Field'.
Commended
  15 mins

9.
ENGLAND'S EDEN
by John Bartlett

A comprehensive guide to the many attractions of the Isle of Wight, from magnificent panoramic views to wildlife.
Still from 'Englands Eden'.
Runner-up Semi-Pro
  18 mins

10.
THE EPK OF PIGEON POST
by Frank Bond

EPK=Electronic Press Kit, a video intended for reviewers and journalists about the background to and making of feature film - in this case multiple award-winner Pigeon Post by Stewart Mackay and featuring Derek Fowlds.
Note: in the first few minutes an extract from the film appears in the wrong ratio, but the bulk of the movie is intended to be 4:3.
Still from 'The EPK of Pigeon Post'.
Best Use of Sound, Best Editing, Overall Winner
  25 mins

Total running time 151 mins. DVD

Price £7.50.  


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