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Welcome to Bristol Film and Video Society.

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 21 November starting at 7.30pm

The Film and Video Institute

The Avon Association of Drama

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WELCOME to Bristol Film and Video Society.

All aspects of film making are covered at our twice monthly meetings which run throughout the year.

You can find us at 7.30pm every first and third Tuesday of the month at the Filton Town Council Pavilion, Elm Park, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7PS.


Why not come to a couple of meetings and see how you get on. One of our clubs main aims is to help beginners and if you decide to join membership is only £35 for a whole year. For this you get guest speakers, 'how to' sessions, practical events and, if you choose, involvement in our ongoing projects and productions.


We look forward to meeting you soon meanwhile, have a look at our club promo…

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JUDGED IN ADVANCE by a professional filmmaker this competition is the BIG one.

Eagerly fought for every year since 1965.

21 November

Rules and Entry Form HERE

The RAY BUCKLAND CUP for Best Composition and The DON SMITH TROPHY for Best Narration and/or Spoken Word can also be awarded.

The Don Smith Trophy The Ray Buckland Cup The Annual Trophy

52nd Annual Trophy Competition

Any subject

No limit in duration

This can be a group or individual effort


Annual Trophy and certificate for the winner

Burris cup for the entry placed second.

We welcome as our special guest this evening Lighting Cameraman and Director of Photography,

Stewart Mackay

Stewart will appear in a live Skype link-up from his home in Tasmania.

He will have seen all the entries and will comment on each.


We plan to award trophies on his behalf after the coffee break

Download printed programme

CLICK to download printed programme

Read an overview of Stewart's  experience HERE


Visit his website HERE

Burris cup

7.00pm