September 28th

Guest Speaker - Alan Atkinson

Alan will join us from his home in Rugby. He is a prolific filmmaker and former Chaiman of the IAC. The evening will include a "How it was Made" film, plus a documentary and some short animations.

October 26th

Open Competition Night

Entries at the ready! Films of all genres eligible, but with a maxmum running time of 15 minutes. All entries will be submitted to external judges for "Best Film", "Best use of Sound", and "Best Editing"

November 23rd

Alan Early and 60 Second Competitions

The theme for this year's Alan Early competition is "My Collection"  - time limit 5 minutes - plus our annual one minute competition. To be judged "in house" with results announced at our December meeting.

December 21st

Christmas Clips and Nibbles

+ Competition Awards

Christmas Cheer! Our annual awards night, and a social evening with a festive flavour.


January 16th - revised date

Sussex Film Festival

Already postponed twice, it is hoped to be third time lucky for the Sussex at Wivelsfield Village Hall, Eastern Road, Wivelsfield Green, RH17 7QG

January 25th


Your chance to have a say in the running of your club for the next year. Your input needed and welcomed.

Feb 22nd

50/50 Evening

Chichester Film and Video Makers will be joining us for a 50/50 meeting. This will be an opportunity to share films and ideas.

March 22nd

Guest Speaker - Raymond Toms

Raymond joins us from NSW, Australia. Before emigrating from the UK in 1973, he was a sound engineer and camera assistant. Though retired, Raymond is still a cameraman and editor on a variety of projects. Raymond will discuss camera movement in low budget productions, illustrated with his own film clips.


January 26th


Your chance to have a say in the running of your club for the next year. Your input needed and welcomed.

Feb 23rd

SERIAC Showreel

An opportunity to enjoy some of the films entered in last year's SERIAC Film Festival

March 23rd

Guest Speaker - Andy Thomas

"The Crop Circle Mystery" Andy is a leading expert on this fascinating topic, which was also the subject of one of Paul Bailey's past films.

April 16th - 18th

BIAFF 2021

The Festival will once again be online this year, and will be free to attend. For full details, and to register, please visit  

April 27th

Club Showreel

We view films from another club. This time a selection kindly supplied by Cheadle & Gatley Film Makers.

May 25th

Guest Speaker - Willy Van der Linden

Our friend, and special guest speaker Willy Van der Linden, will be joining us from Antwerp to introduce a selection of his award winning films.

June 22nd

BIAFF Showreel

A programme of films from last year's festival will be shown and discussed at our meeting tonight.

July 27th

Annual Outing

By kind invitation of Peter and Andrea Browne, our annual  club outing will be to their lovely eight acre garden at Ham Cottage, Ardingly. Described as a 'mini Wakehurst', full details and directions will be sent to members nearer to the time.

Arrive at 2.00pm.

August 14th

Annual BBQ

David and Susie invite you to their home, Quince Cottage, Nuthurst Road, Monks Gate, RH13 6LG for our annual BBQ. Arrive at 12 noon.

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