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Victoria Video Club

Bulletin Vol 64 No 6

MARCH MEETING

DATE      Tuesday , March 29, 2005

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

TIME       7:30 p.m.

 

PROGRAM

Grace Salez will be our guest speaker. She will be presenting several short videos that she has produced and facilitating discussion about areas of interest to club members.

Grace is a graduate of the Film/Video program at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (1997). She produces short experimental videos and was awarded by the Greater Victoria Community Arts Council Best Video", for Cream Puff Theory, in 2003. Grace is actively involved in Victoria's independent film/video community through MediaNet, a non-profit society for film/video artists. She is the recipient of two BC Arts Council Grants, was the Guest Artist at the Visual Arts Program, Camosun College (2001), and at the Visual Arts Program, Malaspina College, Nanaimo. She has been the juror for the Experimental and Documentary component of the Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival (2001) as well as EDGES, the "Best" of Canadian Shorts film festivals, Victoria. She has recently completed a 10-minute documentary about artist/sculptor Mowry Baden, and was also the researcher in the development stage of a documentary on the Chinese Cemetery in Victoria with the National Film Board. Grace was invited in 2003 by Ballet Victoria to become their documentarian. 

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OUR NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING will be held on Monday, April 4, at 7:30 at Donna and Glen Downey's home.

GUEST SPEAKER AT OUR APRIL MEETING will be Dan Curtis, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, who will be discussing and sharing his experiences on creating people's life stories on video with examples of his work. He has a web site at: http://www.hydracen.com/lifestory.htm

THE ASSIGNED SUBJECT CONTEST deadline will be the April 26 meeting. The topic is "Smiles." Your video may be up to four minutes long, including titles and credits. You may enter as many videos as you wish.

THE ONE MINUTE CONTEST deadline is the May 31 meeting. In this contest, 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. You may put more than one entry on a video cassette.

THE RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL CONTEST ARE:

1st
"Looking for Signs"
by
Dave Fuller
1st Place Certificate & Tape
2nd
"Visiting Anne"
 
Dave Fuller
2nd Place Certificate
3rd
"Looking for Signs"
 
Eleanor Haire
3rd Place Certificate
 
"Featherdale Wildlife Park"
 
Edna Breckenridge
 
 
"Looking for Signs"
 
Margaret Chamberlain
 
 
"Looking for Signs"
 
Margaret Chamberlain
 

BEST PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR award was won by Eleanor Haire's video "Love those Wild Flowers."

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