Tuesday, April 26, 2005
PLACE Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road, The Lounge
OUR GUEST SPEAKER will be Dan Curtis, who will be discussing and sharing his experiences on creating people's
life stories on video with examples of his work.
Dan is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, who is now using his twenty+ years of experience as a filmmaker,
researcher, writer, and interviewer to help people tell the stories of their lives. He conducts workshops at the Monterey
Centre (1442 Monterey Ave.) in Oak Bay, on "Writing an Ethical Will", as well as "How to Conduct Video or Audio Interviews
That Capture A Loved One's Life Story". He has a web site at: http://www.hydracen.com/lifestory.htm
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OUR NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Virginia
and Len Thomas.
THE ASSIGNED SUBJECT CONTEST deadline will be the April 26 meeting. The topic is "Smiles."
Your entries may be up to four minutes long, including titles and credits. There is no limit to the number of videos
that you may enter.
THE ONE MINUTE CONTEST deadline is the May 31 meeting. In this contest, your videos
may be on any subject. They may be a maximum of one minute in length, including titles and credits. You may
enter as many videos as you please. In this contest only, you are permitted to put more than one video on the same tape.
CLUB PICNIC - do we wish to have a picnic this summer? Where would you like to go? Bring
your ideas to the meeting. Margaret has invited us to Shoregrove Campsite (6990 Diskinson Rd.) in Lantzville where she has
INTERNATIONAL CONTESTS Here are some contests that you can enter:
If you would like information on any of the above contests contact Margaret or Sheila.
VISITORS are always welcome at our meetings. Bring along a friend.