Our December 2015 newsletter

Posted on 31. Dec, 2015 by in Featured, Newsletters

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Wishing all our viewers a very happy new year.

awards-title-bannerNOMINATE FILMS FOR AWARDS 2015: This will be our fourth year of awards. From 1st January members of the public will be able to nominate their best films in one or more of the categories: Best Local film, Best Campaign film, Best Stroud Music film, Best Community Event film, Best Local Business film, Best Community project film and Best ‘Green’ film. The films have to have been uploaded during 2015 to Stroud Community TV. The films with the most nominations will then go to our team of experienced local judges. Closing date for nominations is now 18th January. Send the link to your Stroud Community TV nomination to: philip@stroudcommunity.tv

FilmFest2016We will announce the results on 9th March at The Crown and Sceptre pub in an evening where we will show winners plus other great local films and have a chance to meet some film makers. Our film night will be part of the hugely successful Stroud Film Festival.

See info and links to previous winners: http://stroudcommunity.tv/awards-2015/. As always huge thanks to local artist Russ, for the cartoons.


We had a number of Christmas films this year including a great new video from Hattie Briggs, Casimir Greenfield is back with a remake of his fantastic single, Wynstone’s School Carols, Christmas at Rush skatepark, Goodwill evening and the Winter Wonderland at the Goods Shed all feature at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/tag/christmas/


Zombies and more in this film of Stroud’s contribution to Thrill the World: http://stroudcommunity.tv/thrill-the-world/

Fracking at the Mad Hatters Tea Party? See this 2 min film: http://stroudcommunity.tv/david-says/

ImagineA short documentary exploring therapeutic art as a form for a self-discovery and as a way to cope with stresses, traumas or depression: http://stroudcommunity.tv/imagine-therapeutic/

CRlogowithboxSick of e-petitions well here’s a Stroud initiate that is going national: http://stroudcommunity.tv/compassionate-revolution/

Other films include Berwick swans, track nine from the great Stroud cd ‘Little Metropolis’, Norse Tales and more from the Theatre Festival, ventriloquist Kieran Powell, World Soil Day at Hawkweed, Barnwood Trusts’ Wellbeing Fund, Ecotricity meeting Ozzy Premier, Good Energy CEO talking Cop21, Wynstones School, Ed Gillespie talking climate change and Forest Green Rovers.


Emily Barker with title song of Jake Gavin’s wonderful film Hector: http://stroudcommunity.tv/emily-barker-anywhere/

Grasscut perform Curlews live at SVA Goods Shed – November 2015: http://stroudcommunity.tv/grasscut-curlews/

Loads of great music from The Convent – see a selection of links at: http://stroudcommunity.tv/the-convent/

Other music highlights include Saskia Griffiths-Moore with a wonderful cover of Fields of Gold, the Cheltenham Improvisors Orchestra with an old French movie at the Goods Shed, Martha James with a Grace Petrie number, Electric Jalaba, JACE, Remember Sammy Janis and Blurt


In this occasional feature we look at what our statistics can tell us. A few films from recent years have come up with the most hits for a month to early December 2015:

Counsellor Nikki Simpson: http://stroudcommunity.tv/nikki-simpson-person-centred-counsellor-mbacp/

Ian Redmond at Gloucester Badger protest: http://stroudcommunity.tv/redmond-badger-cull-protest/

The Bateleurs playing their acoustic-ish folk-rock live at Stroud Fringe Festival 2012: http://stroudcommunity.tv/the-bataleurs-live-at-stroud-fringe-festival-2012/

_MG_8008Stroud band ‘Hot Feet’: http://stroudcommunity.tv/hot-feet-wood-house/

Kevin McCloud on Applewood: http://stroudcommunity.tv/kevin-mccloud-on-the-applewood-development/

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Stroud Community TV is supported by Transition Stroud. Newsletter by Philip Booth, Director, Stroud Community TV

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Director and Co-Founder of Stroud Community TV

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