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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

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Art Gallery - Word Play Project

This is a film form the Word Play Project, working with Somerset Film and Ignite Somerset.

Space dance - Word Play Project

This is a film of dancers in Highbrige, This is by the Word Play Project, working with Somerset Film and Ignite Somerset.

Burnham & Highbridge - Word Play Project

This is a film form the Word Play Project, working with Somerset Film and Ignite Somerset.

Capture Burnham - Francis Farcox

http://www.captureburnham.org.uk memories of Burnham-on-Sea, filmed at the launch of the Capture Burnham heritage trail and online archive, with thanks to all the contributors.

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Capture Burnham - Memories of Princess Street Adult School

http://www.captureburnham.org.uk A short interview filmed at the launch of Capture Burnham, with thanks to all the contributors.

Capture Burnham - George Brown MBE

http://www.captureburnham.org.uk George Brown MBE reflects on his the technical College and how Burnham came to be home for his family.

Capture Burnham - Desmond 'Peter' Dyer

https//www.captureburnham.org.uk Highbridge resident Desmond 'Peter' Dyer recalls his days on the GWR and the adjoining SDJR, which journeyed on into Burnham.

Capture Burnham - Pat Pusill and Herring & Son

http//www.captureburnham.org.uk Burnham resident Mrs. Pat Pusill remembers W. Herring & Son, the family business.

MyNameIsQuedam

Short film made on the "film in a day' workshop at Pop Up Engine Room 2014

BFI KickStarter Promo Film

Help a group of BFI Film Academy Alumni create their first independent short film! They have created a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for their short film 'The Spy Thing'. To DONATE and to find out more click the link below... https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/161481961/the-spy-thing-somerset-film-bfi-alumni-short-film

TouchSensitiveWater

http://ignitesomerset.com Touch Sensitive Water Installation at Quedam Shopping Centre

TouchSensitive

http://ignitesomerset.com Touch sensitive objects at Pop Up Engine Room in Yeovil, August 2014

I'm Sorry (BFI Academy short film)

A short film made during the BFI Film Academy with Somerset Film at The Engine Room. Edited by Natalie Collings. Applications are open for the October 2014 BFI Film Academy for 16 - 19 year olds! To find out more and to apply today click the link - http://www.somersetfilm.com/projects/bfi-film-academy

My Name Is Quedam

Quedam is lost. He is stuck on this planet with the task of finding out his purpose. Will he find it before its too late? My Name Is Quedam is a short film created in just one day. In partnership with Ignite Somerset and Somerset Film the 'Make a Film In A Day' workshop enables groups of people to create a short film in one day, from coming up with a narrative to filming and then editing. This short film was created in Yeovil at our temporary pop-up Engine Room, The whole process of creating the film took around 8 hours and everyone is very pleased with the outcome.

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.

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.

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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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