Haywards Heath Movie Makers

October 7th (Sunday)

Sussex Film Festival

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

October 9th

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, "The Letter".  

October 23rd

Movie Showcase

Our annual public show to be staged in the Wesley Hall, Haywards Heath Methodist Church.

November 6th

Graham's Evening + Green Screen Film Editing

Graham will be presenting part of this evening, plus Ray will demonstrate some green screen editing techniques.

November 20th

iPhone Filmmaking

Rod will be demonstrating some of the techniques for making a film using an iPhone or other smartphone.

December 4th

The Problems of Film Production

David, Ron & Rod will show what goes into the planning of a fiction film.

December 18th

A Night at the Oscars

Our very own Awards Ceremony with presentations for the winning films of 2018, plus a few Christmas nibbles.


January 15th


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

January 29th

Annual Lunch

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

Feb 12th

Bob Lorrimer Showreel

We're in for a treat tonight as we'll be viewing some of Bob's quirky, but totally professional films. Not to be missed!

Feb 26th

BIAFF Showreel

We explore some of the best films entered in last year's BIAFF Competition.

March 12th

Holiday Competition

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

March 26th

The History of the Magic Lantern

Our very own lanternist extraordinaire, Peter, will be explaining and demonstating the history of the magic lantern in what promises to be a fascinating evening.


March 27th

Let's Have a Laugh!

Rod will be exploring the history of film comedy in this, hopefully, hilarious evening. Banana skins at the ready!

April 10th

Merv's Evening

Expect the unexpected! Merv is in charge once again for what is sure to be a surprising and entertaining evening.

April 22nd (Sunday, 2.00pm for 2.30pm)

Albany Competition

Please come and support our entry, "The Prodigal", at the 52nd 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 24th

Huddersfield Showreel

Tonight we look forward to seeing some films made by Huddersfield Film Makers Club.

May 8th

An Evening of Films made by Richard Mercer

We pay tribute to our late friend, and long standing club member, Dick. Family and friends are hoping to be present.

May12th (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 22nd

Would You Believe It?

Guest speaker, Malcolm Davison, reminisces about his appearance in, and the making of a classic club film from 1976.

June 5th

Non Fiction Competition

Our annual competition for the documentary filmmakers amongst us.

June 19th

BBQ Night

Our annual BBQ at the home of David and Susie.  Light till late. Different venue - same pleasant company!

July 3rd

10 Minute Talk Evening

Can you give a 10 minute talk on a subject of your choosing? Talks to be filmed to provide material for "Edit Your Way".

July 17th

Club Outing

We're arranging a visit to Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking. The visit will include lunch and a tour by train.

September 11th

An Evening with Jack Butler

A young person's view of filmmaking.

September 25th

SERIAC Showreel

Another chance to see some of the best entries in this year's SERIAC festival.