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The SoCo Roadshow 2008       (Library ref no. 95)

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 2008. Cheltenham Video Makers hosted the award show that year.
1.
OUR ENVIRONMENT IS IMPORTANT
St. Michael's CE School (Oxon)

Simple and charming animation with an important message.
(article on making it)

Still from 'Our Environment is Important'. Winner YouthSection
  5mins

2.
ONE WEEK IN AUGUST
by John Bartlett

A study of Cowes, its ship building tradition and especially the "Cowes Week" yachting tournament, with some historic cine material untercut and a commentary in a local accent.
Still from 'A Week in August'.
Runner-Up Semi-Pro
  20mins

3.
THE HIDDEN DEAN
by Frank Lander

A study of wildlife in the Forest of Dean including fox cubs, badgers, deer, various birds. This beautiful area is also shown to advantage.
Still from 'The Hidden Dean'.
Commended
9 mins

4.
SANTORINI - ISLAND ON THE EDGE
by Bryan Adcock

A day visit to this remarkable island, its towns rebuilt after earthquakes, its position where tectonic plates meet, oceans meet and faiths meet makes ir remarkable.
Still from 'Santorini - Island on the Edge'.
Best Travelogue
  8 mins

5.
JUG BAND BLUES
by Clive Ody

A simple style of animation.which gets great fun from a jolly folk-style song about a bunch of musicians more enthusiastic than tunefulz1.
Still from 'Jug Band Blues'.
Commended
4 mins

6.
THE CITIES THAT TOUCH THE SKY
by Ernie McKenna

Journeys in Bolivia and Peru amid stunning scenery at heights that require some aclimatisation for visitors. Colourful, epic and likely to set you planning a holiday there.
Still from 'The Cities that Touch the Sky'.
Best Semi-Pro Entry
  15 mins

7.
THE RACE
by William Baldwin

A comic story about a basically honest tramp, a dishonest beggar girl, a bargain pair of boots and lost notes - bank notes and betting slips.
Still from 'The Race'.
Best Drama
  11 mins

8.
SLAD VALLEY WILDLIFE WAY
by Bryan Adcock

A walk through the valley, in the footsteps of Laurie Lee, including some badger watching.
Still from 'Slad Valley Wildlife Way'.
Best Use of Sound, Best Editing, Overall Winner
  9mins

Total running time 81 mins. DVD

Price 7.50.  


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