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Next Meeting: 9th June 2022


Falstaff - a Naughty Knight in Sutton Coldfield

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The Studio Sitcom Episodes 2 and 3

Meeting on 9th June will be held at Wylde Green Community Hall.

See Programme page for details of forthcoming meetings.

Fun at the Club

Sharing ideas. Showing our films.  Getting tips.  Finding actors.  A friendly place to be.

Latest News

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Festival Success

Congratulations to Robin and Julie Slater for winning the BEST FILM OVERALL at The Swan Short Film Awards 2022, with their one minute film Rock Cakes.


A police drama mystery which has taken Ian Reed four years to complete.  Shadows features over 20 members of Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers as cast and crew, with help from Ben Powell and Gemma Lewis.

The Hut - a Horror short

Congratulations to Robin Slater.  Robin's film The Hut  has been selected for Birmingham Film Festival 2021 and nominated for "Best Sound Design".

The film received "Honorable Mention" in the L.A. Indie Horror Fest 2021.

Paula Webster - Films selected for Festivals

Paula has had her films Tango in the Wind and Sons of the Savanna selected for the S.O.F.A. Festival. High Hummers and The Man Who Paints Hummingbirds have both been selected for the Birmingham Film Festival 2021 and nominated for "Best Documentary". Congratulations Paula!

Julian's Justice Selected

Julian Austwick's non-dialogue film Justice has also been selected by Birmingham Film Festival and received Honourable Mention by the judges.  Congratulations to Julian!  And congratulations to Julie Hayes who stars in both this film and The Hut.

Robin Slater - Drones in Social Isolation

An introduction to Drones prepared for one of our Zoom meetings by SCMM member Robin Slater.

Gordon Hunt - Colour Correction

An introduction to Colour correction prepared for one of our Zoom meetings by SCMM Chairman Gordon Hunt.

Making Changes - Club Films

A glimpse of some great films we've made together. Julian Austwick and Fiona Dunn take us on a pacy tour of 7 years of SCMM Club films.

Fiona Dunn on TV

Club member Fiona Dunn gives a great overview of Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers in this interview by Carl Jones on Made In Birmingham TV.

Award winners

Julian Austwick's delightful film "Friends", won FIVE STARS at BIAFF.  Well done Julian and co-stars Jack Grainger and Fiona Dunn.  Another brilliant result for Sutton Coldfield Movie Makers!

Making films together

Getting together to make films is fun and an excellent way to learn. 

"Full House"  was created in a day !  See more of our Midland Movie Makers Midsummer Madness films made in a day here.

You don’t need fancy equipment

This film was made with a Samsung smartphone and edited on Windows Movie Maker.

"Home Alone Hannah"  was SCMM member Debbie Daniels’ first entry into a SCMM competition.

One for the engineers

Another film made on a smartphone: Gordon Hunt was so impressed by this piece of Japanese engineering that he grabbed the opportunity to make this little film called Magic Metal.