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Bulletin Vol 66 No 7


DATE      Tuesday, April 24, 2007

PLACE    Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road, The Lounge

TIME       7:00 p.m.



Sarah Coll and Chris Kruger will be demonstrating editing with iMovie and Final Cut Pro.

Following the break:

  • Opportunity for feedback on the revised DRAFT contest rules,
  • Banquet and Senior Celebration Festival reports (Margaret)
  • Movie-Time: Members movies, AMPS 2006 Award Winners, etc...

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THE NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING - will be held on Monday, May 7th at 7:00pm at the home of Glen Downey.

THE GOODIES refreshments for the April meeting will be provided by Michael Veronneau.

BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR for this year was "The Wayward Wind" by Eleanor Haire.

THE ASSIGNED SUBJECT CONTEST deadline will be the April 24 meeting. The topic is "Windows and Doors." It may be up to four minutes long, including titles and credits. You may enter as many videos as you wish. Your videos may be submitted on either DVD or VHS tape, but only one per DVD or tape.

THE ONE MINUTE CONTEST deadline is the May 29 meeting. Your videos may be on any subject but they must be no longer than one minute in length, including titles and credits. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit and you may put more than on video on a video cassette or DVD disc (in this contest only).  Contest Rules.

2007 SCCA ANNUAL COMPETITION - The deadline, for submissions ot the 2007 SCCA contest, is FAST approaching. Contest entries are due not later than June 15. See the SCCA website ( for more info.

RECENT ADDITIONS TO THE LEARNING LIBRARY - are the "Art of the Storyboard”, showing beginners how to prepare drawings that will communicate how the movie will look in shots and scenes. “Practical DV Filmmaking,” written for the beginner, this book guides you through the steps from planning to production, and post-production. “Hollyood Special Effects with Adobe Premiere Elements,” teachs advanced techniques to create special effects in Adobe’s affordable Premiere Elements editing software. “Premiere Pro 2 for Windows: Visual QuickPro Guide,” is a book that uses plenty of illustrations and effective explanations to get you up and running with this advanced editing software package.

CONTEST RULES REVISION a considerable amount of work and discussion has gone into the revision of our club contest rules. Lead by Sheila Perkins, and with lots of research and input from our Vice-President David Fuller, as well as other club members, this effort to update and clarify our contest rules has made considerable progress. A copy of the revised DRAFT is included with this month's bulletin. Please take a few minutes to read and review them and be prepared to provide feedback at the April meeting.

VISITORS are always welcome at our meetings. Bring along a friend.

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