Tuesday, May 30,
PLACE Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road, The Lounge
Peter Bruce, a professional photographer, will be speaking to the club about aspects of photography
that also have implications for making better video. Peter operates a business that looks to build strength and social purpose
in the community and he will be showing a video called "Celebrate What's Right with the World" (22 min) that is very motivating
and "...teaches what a powerful force having a vision of possibilities can be for you."
Following the break there will be:
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discussion about the election of club officers for the June meeting,
viewing of the entries for the club's Assigned Subject contest, and then
more movies from the club's AMPS and AMMA collection of productions.
THE NEXT EXECUTIVE MEETING - will be held on Thursday June 1, at 7:00pm at the
home of Eleanor Haire.
THE "GOODIES" for the May meeting will be provided by Mila Werbik.
THE ONE MINUTE CONTEST deadline is the May 30 meeting. In this contest, your videos may
be on any subject but 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. In this contest only, you are permitted to put more than one entry on a video cassette
THE SCCA CONTEST - The deadline for submissions to the 2006 SCCA video contest, is FAST
approaching. The SCCA contest chairman, Keith Gloster, must receive your entries by June 15.
CLUB PICNIC(S) - Margaret is holding a picnic at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday June 13. It will be
held at her trailer site (for the early part of the summer) at Osborne Bay, Crofton. It takes just over one hour to get there from Victoria. Directions will be available at the May meeting. Please bring a
bag lunch and two pieces of fresh fruit for a fruit salad.
There will be another picnic sometime during the last two weeks of August at Margaret's second trailer site
at the Beachcomber RV Park on 3290 Campion Road, Saanichton (near Victoria). More details on that later.
FOR SALE - CLUB'S DVD PLAYER: The club's RCA 5-Disc DVD player is for sale as it
is too large to fit in our storage cabinet. The price is $50.00 or best offer. It is progressive scan, accepts all formats
and can hold 5 discs at once.
LATEST ADDITION TO THE LEARNING LIBRARY is the "Art of the Documentary, Ten conversations
with leading directors, cinematographers, editors, and producers" by Megan Cunningham. In the Art of the Documentary, the
directors, editors, cinematographers, and producers reveal the thought processes, methods, and collaborations that have guided
their efforts. Look for this book in the "Advanced" category.
THE RESULTS OF THE ASSIGNED SUBJECT CONTEST ARE:
"The Wayward Wind"
VISITORS are always welcome at our meetings. Bring along a friend.