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Somerset Film And Video Ltd

Somerset Film is a charity promoting education in the moving image within the county and wider region. SF is devoted to sharing knowledge and skills in film and digital media making and act as a central hub for moving image based training and education; providing facilities, equipment and advice and for the production of video and digital media programmes and installations.

Its importance as a catalyst of educational development in film and media is recognised by all six local authorities in Somerset, which have designated Somerset Film as a Key Strategic Organisation for the county.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £87,248
  • 2013-2014: £89,255
  • 2014-2015: £91,575

Video feed

Capture HIghbridge - Highbridge Clock

https://www.capturehighbridge.co.uk A short film of the installation of the HIghbridge Clock, fondly known as the Three-faced liar, in whwat was later to become Jubilee Gardens Highbridge. Filmed by the late Mr. Vernon Thomas, council surveyor. With thanks to the Thomas family and the North Sedgemoor Local History Group

Capture Burnham - Manor Gardens and Messerschmitt

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk Filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm, this short film shows a Messerschmitt aeroplane put on display to raise money for the Spitfire fund during world war II.

Capture Burnham - Memorial Hospital

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk Filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm, this short film shows the opening of a new extension at Burnham Memorial Hospital by Lord Bath.

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Sensory Stride Appeal

http://www.justgiving.com/sensorystride A fund raising video to help support Penrose school with the campaign to get a new sensory room for their students. Their Head Teacher Mrs Hayward is about to undertake a mammoth challenge of walking 50 miles in 25 hours and could really use your support. Please Give what you can. http://www.elmwood-penrose-jeanrees.org.uk/ Music By Kevin MacLeod

Finding Buck (extract)

https://www.somersetfilm.com Produced by Somerset Film, this extract is taken from the documentary Finding Buck, which follows the journey of D-Day veteran John Gundy as he returns to Normandy and Sword beach to find out what happened to his friend and brother in arms Albert 'Buck' Buckley. If you would like to watch this film in full then copies are still available in libraries in the South West and at The Engine Room, Bridgwater. Funded by the Veterans Challenge Fund.

Sensory Stride Appeal

A fund raising video to help support Penrose school with the campaign to get a new sensory room for their students. Their Head Teacher Mrs Hayward is about to undertake a mammoth challenge of walking 50 miles in 25 hours and could really use your support. Please Give what you can. www.elmwood-penrose-jeanrees.org.uk Music By Kevin MacLeod

Our Somerset

Song written by Tony Shearsby who volunteered to help the flood victims of the Somerset levels during the floods of winter 2013 / 2014

Capture Burnham - Marine Cove Archive Film

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk Filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm, this short film shows Marine Cove, Burnham-on-Sea.

Capture Burnham - Building of the Ritz

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk Filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm, this short film shows the construction of the Ritz Cinema.

Capture Burnham - Queen's Hotel Dinner in 1937 (now Reed Arms)

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk A short extract marking Coronation celebrations in Burnham-on-Sea in 1937. . It was filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm.

Capture Burnham - Majestic Cinema

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk A short extract marking Coronation celebrations in Burnham-on-Sea in 1937. This shows young people waiting to enter The Majestic Cinema which later became Woolworths and is currently an indoor shopping centre. It was filmed by local amateur cinematographer Norman Gobey on 9.5mm.

Slow Motion Flowers

http:www.ignitesomerset.com edited by Saffron Robertson

Rebecca - Alex's Final Edit

A short film made during the BFI Film Academy, edited by Alex Bentley.

Landscape with Two Women

Landscape with Two Women - a film by Brenda Miller. Brenda Miller's practice draws on aspects of everyday life for its focus. Day-to-day existence is precious and society ought to celebrate and value it.

I'm Sorry - Paris Nat and Nat's edit

Short film made as part of the BFI Film Academy delivered by Somerset Film

Ignite Somerset - Endless Possibilities

http://ignitesomerset.com Artist Judy Willoughby gives an insight into her learning curve using Photoshop.

The Rain Has Voices, Flood Appeal

http://www.ignitesomerset.com In response to the current devastating flooding situation on the Somerset Levels, Take Art are helping to support the Somerset Emergency Flood Relief campaign.

Ignite Somerset - Story Well

http://ignitesomerset.com

Ignite - Zoetrope @ 45rpm

http://www.ignitesomerset.com Footage of Zoetrope experimentation at The Engine Room

Common Threads, a portrait of Artist Fiona Campbell

http://ignitesomerset.com Ignite has collaborated with ARTlife (West Somerset Arts Consortium) to provide opportunities for artists to create short films that demonstrate their practice. This short film gives an insight into the work of Fiona Campbell http://fionacampbellart.co.uk

Ignite - Caravan Obscura 2

http://www.ignitesomerset.com A fleeting glimpse at Caravan Obscura, work in progress by Artist Frances Aitken

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Contact details

http://www.somersetfilm.com

The Engine Room, 52
High Street
Bridgwater
TA6 3BL

51.127419, -3.00515

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