Haywards Heath Movie Makers

October 6th (Sunday)

Sussex Film Festival - 50th Anniversary

Wivelsfield Village Hall, Wivelsfield Green, RH17 7QH. Please also see the SERIAC website.

October 8th

Competition Night

We'll be running the Fiction, Novice, Alan Early and 60 Second Competitions tonight. Please aim to enter at least one of them if you can. The Alan Early (maximum 5 mins) is to the theme, "Film to Music".  

October 22nd

Showcase 70

A programme to celebrate 70 years of award winning film making 1949 - 2019. The show will be staged in the Wesley Hall, Haywards Heath Methodist Church.

November 5th

Members Film Night

Bring along any film that you think other members would be interested in viewing. Not a competition, just a friendly evening.

November 19th

SERIAC Showreel

A chance to view some of this year's entries to the prestigious SERIAC Film Festival.

December 3rd

Rod's Evening - Commercial Break

How British advertising on screen has developed from its earliest days, both in cinemas and on commercial TV.

December 17th

Pre Christmas Get-Together

Presentation of awards for the winning films of 2019, plus a few Christmas nibbles.


January 14th


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

January 28th

Annual Lunch

Please bring yourself and your partner to our post-Christmas lunch. Venue and details to be confirmed.

Feb 11th

BIAFF Showreel

We watch some of the winning entries from last year's BIAFF competition.

Feb 25th

Merv's Evening

You never know what to expect from Merv, but always entertaining, and always a delight.

March 10th

Holiday Competition

Get ready for our annual, armchair trip to some lovely holiday destinations as well as participating in this friendly competition.

March 24th

Australian Widescreen Association Showreel

Something a little different. We view some of the films made by our fellow enthusiats from 'down under'.


April 9th

Guest Speaker - Andy Robertshaw

Military historian, Andy Robertshaw will explain his role as historical advisor on Steven Spielberg's blockbuster, Warhorse.

April 14th (Sunday, 2.00pm for 2.30pm)

Albany Competition

Please come and support our entry, "11 am", at the 53rd Albany, which will be hosted by Chichester Film and Video Makers. Competition to be held at The Newell Centre, Tozer Way, St Pancras, Chichester, PO19 7LG.

April 23rd

Let's Look at Titles

We take a look at the art of film titling, and learn how to improve our own.

May 7th

Showreel from another Club

Founded in 1949, the same year as our own club, Southport MovieMakers have provided us with a showreel of recent productions.

May 11th (Saturday, 1.30pm for 2.00pm)

SERIAC Film Festival

Come and enjoy some of the best films produced in the South East for a bargain price of £5.00, which will include an excellent buffet meal. Venue is the Oast Theatre, London Road, Tonbridge, TN10 3AN.

May 21st

Edit Your Way

Tonight we view the results from our green screen evening last year as we travel through time by courtesy of Merv's marvellous machine.

June 4th

Non Fiction Competition

Our annual competition for the documentary filmmakers amongst us.

June 18th

BBQ Night

Our annual BBQ at the home of David and Susie.  Light till late at this lovely venue.

July 2nd

Club Outing

Our outing this year will be to Bewl Water where we will have lunch followed by a boat trip.

July 16th

Guest Speaker - Dr. Frank Gray

Most of you will know our friend, Frank, who is the Director of Screen Archive South East. This time he will be talking about Kinemacolor, a process invented in 1906 by George Albert Smith of Brighton.

September 10th

Ken Wilson Film Night

Ken is well known in the non-commercial filmmaking world, and has been making films both on Super 8 and video for over 30 years. He's also a regular contributor to the IAC Film and Video Maker magazine. Ken is very kindly sending us a programme of his films together with filmed introductions.  

September 24th

Sound Sense

We look at ways to improve the soundtracks on our movies.