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by Stephen
Thu Jan 06, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 7
Views: 6035

Re: Facebook

An excellent example on how the new media can be used to communicate and promote our great organisation!

Well done Fraught and Dave...
by Stephen
Fri Nov 26, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: The Phase 4 Fiction Film Competition
Replies: 10
Views: 8888

Re: The Phase 4 Fiction Film Competition

Agree entirely with Brian's comments. Travelling down from Newcastle with a fellow film maker we arrived in a couple of hours and to a welcome cup of coffee. The venue was spot on, made for such an occasion!! Well done Ken and Carol you inspire peeps to make films through your organising skills for ...
by Stephen
Sat Sep 25, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: the gruadian
Replies: 0
Views: 3433

the gruadian

The gruadian is celebrating film season

24th sept - 22nd oct

has a canny how to make films guide today with some links to film festivals, funding bodies and resources

tomorrow in the observer sees a free DVD from the British Film Institute...
by Stephen
Fri Sep 24, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Video camera and skype
Replies: 2
Views: 3346

Re: Video camera and skype

it can be done but ... why? when you can buy off the shelf webcam for about 7 sobs on ebay which will give good quality for skype video stuff it will be plug and pray and connect straight into a spare usb .....away ye go... any higher resolution you will need a blistering optic fibre connection to g...
by Stephen
Sun Sep 19, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: MR ANGRY and the CLUB WEBSITES
Replies: 9
Views: 8594

Re: MR ANGRY and the CLUB WEBSITES

Unless you really know how to code a page don't use flash on the intro... but if you do know... it's definately the way forward! give peeps a choice on the home page .... the visitor may be a newbee and want to know more about the club... that should be the main route of the site on the other hand a...
by Stephen
Tue Aug 24, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Home Movie Roadshow, Sunday BBC2
Replies: 7
Views: 6561

Re: Home Movie Roadshow, Sunday BBC2

like Michael I too was a bit irritated by the constant reference to all this taking place in the past ... well it all must have just...just.... died away like ... didn't see much footage shot after 1970? I don't think they have properly addressed the width and breadth of clubs NOW! I dearly hope thi...
by Stephen
Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: The Comedy Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 24803

Re: The Comedy Thread

A little paper bag was feeling unwell, so he took himself off to the doctors. "Doctor, I don't feel too good," said the little paper bag. "Hmm, you look OK to me," said the Doctor, "but I'll do a blood test and see what that shows,come back and see me in a couple of days.&qu...
by Stephen
Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:28 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: AMPS 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 5909

Re: AMPS 2010

excellent painless process!

renewed !!

well done AMPS
by Stephen
Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Sound Max Driver
Replies: 1
Views: 2599

Re: Sound Max Driver

if the audio is onboard you should have the dricers on the mobo setup cd if you do not have the cd checkout the makers website as they usually have the latest drivers do not trust any website that wants to scan your computer hard drive before installation !!!! post your mobo model here if you get st...
by Stephen
Wed Jun 09, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: At the end of a project ...
Replies: 7
Views: 5695

Re: At the end of a project ...

Hiya Trev good to see you on the forum! Your contributions will be warmly welcomed by all on here. I also find it difficult to draw a line under the latest archived edition of a film!!!! all part of the fun! running 6Tb's of HDDs here at the mo! and imminent purchase of a 2TB drive for finished file...
by Stephen
Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: Who is on location where?
Replies: 4
Views: 4141

Re: Who is on location where?

Duh! The secret is out now Dave... the shed is in fact a key location in Albert's up and coming new film... the return of ...... now that would be telling!!! Will be scouring the Newcastle quayside for suitable locations for a great music to film project. There are plenty of decent pubs there so it ...
by Stephen
Fri May 28, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: MiniDV tapes
Replies: 23
Views: 14385

Re: MiniDV tapes

Hiya Ian if I shoot something valuable I use a brand new tape once and archive it general purpose shooting I have used tapes 3 - 4 times with no appreciable loss in quality shooting on standard DVtape (sony premium) in HD I recently noticed a couple of drop outs on tapes used 3 - 4 times but this is...
by Stephen
Wed May 19, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: The Comedy Thread
Replies: 31
Views: 24803

Re: The Comedy Thread

Prince Charles is visiting an Edinburgh hospital. He enters a ward full of patients with no obvious sign of injury or illness and greets one. The patient replies: "Fair fa your honest sonsie face, Great chieftain o the puddin race, Aboon them a ye take yer place, Painch, tripe or thairm, As lan...
by Stephen
Fri May 14, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: HDD Cache
Replies: 1
Views: 2793

HDD Cache

Fellow Film Makers and Computer Peeps Trying to get the grey matter around setting up of hard drives on a machine... so... applying the same criteria to a motorcycle (I used to tune street bikes to go pretty fast !) ... anything that is not critical to the primary objective (speed) will be left orf....
by Stephen
Sun May 09, 2010 12:12 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: USB EXTERAL HARD DRIVE !!!
Replies: 7
Views: 6330

Re: USB EXTERAL HARD DRIVE !!!

Just catching up with the threads on here! Here's my 2p's worth As Billy states I wouldn't rely on USB Drives for any form of primary data storage. I have a couple of USB drives but only use them for : 1. To store backed up files 2. Store my music files, support files etc But both drives are backed ...