Our third newsletter; 20th May 2012

Posted on 20. May, 2012 by in Featured, Newsletters

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WELCOME TO THE THIRD NEWSLETTER OF STROUD COMMUNITY TV

Over 350 films uploaded with 1351 unique visitors in April making over 3,000 visits and over 18,000 page views;  around 20% of visits spending over 2 minutes on the site. More visits this month. Help us grow by tweeting and Facebooking us!

STROUD COMMUNITY TV APPEAL FOR FILMS AND HELP

We are still looking for more films – can you help? Do you know of a YouTube that we could feature? Or could you make a film? We are increasingly getting requests to film local events; would you be able to help? Talk to Philip on 01453 755451. See more at: http://stroudcommunity.tv

FEATURED FILMS:

‘The Randwick Wap’ with procession, history, interviews, cheese rolling and more was most viewed on SCTV: http://stroudcommunity.tv/randwick-wap-2012/
There are also some short Wap films including the Mayors Song in full, Daphne Neville and otters and the Help a Hedgehog Hospital in Brimscombe

The second most visited film was: ‘Carnival Day at the Goods Shed’ in Stroud Site Festival 2012: http://stroudcommunity.tv/carnival-day-at-goods-shed-site-festival-2012/
There is also a film of the amazing video artists who were at the Shed: http://stroudcommunity.tv/davy-and-kirstin-mcquire-amazing-video-artists/

Other delights include:

John Dougherty singing about libraries: ‘What’s Wrong with Ed Vaizey?’: http://stroudcommunity.tv/whats-wrong-with-ed-vaizey-john-dougherty-on-libraries/

John Bird (Big Issue Founder) talking in Stroud: http://stroudcommunity.tv/john-bird-founder-of-the-big-issue-talks-in-stroud-12/

Add your name to petition to eradicate ecocide: http://stroudcommunity.tv/rolls-to-rio/

Mike D’Abo interviewed in 2009: http://stroudcommunity.tv/mike-dabo-handbags-and-gladrags/

Tom Lodge tells story of Radio Caroline: http://stroudcommunity.tv/tom-lodge-tells-story-of-radio-caroline/

Some great local youth talent:
http://stroudcommunity.tv/umbrella-rihanna-cover-harry-jones-ellie-higgs/
http://stroudcommunity.tv/last-request-ellie-higgs-paolo-nutini-cover/
http://stroudcommunity.tv/jessica-grace-weaver-sings-when-i-am-laid-in-earth-henry-purcell/

YOUNG FILMS MAKERS FESTIVAL: MAKE A DATE

Stroud Arts Festival and SVA are sponsoring The Third Annual Young Film Makers Showcase in 2012. Under 25, five minutes max – on any theme or genre – drama, documentary, animated, even short clips made on mobile phones. The films will be screened at SVA, John Street, Stroud as part of the 2012 Site Festival on Thursday May 24th @ 6.30. We hope then to be able to show a selection on Stroud Community TV.

FILM ACADEMY SEEKS STUDENTS FOR SUMMER

Up to 1,500 young people from across the UK are being given the opportunity to work alongside film industry professionals to help create feature-length films this summer. See more at: http://positivenews.org.uk/2012/community/youth/6884/film-academy-seeks-students-summer/

ARTICLE OF INTEREST

Spreading the word – a visionOntv media training and some links to DIY media stuff:
http://www.transitionnetwork.org/stories/guest-blogger/2012-04/spreading-word-visionontv-media-training-london-transition-initiatives
In particular video templates: http://visionon.tv/produce

http://stroudcommunity.tv

Newsletter by Philip Booth, Director, Stroud Community TV

About Philip

Director and Co-Founder of Stroud Community TV

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