Cam­corder club prizewin­ners

The Galloway News - - DISTRICT NEWS -

There were five en­tries for the Ste­wartry Cam­corder Club an­nual com­pe­ti­tion.

The first was“The An­woth Hymn” filmed by Jim Lo­gan.The hymn, more com­monly known as“The sands of time are sink­ing”, was writ­ten by Ann Cousin based on the writ­ings of the 17th Cen­tury the­olo­gian the Rev Sa­muel Ruther­ford.

The RevVal Ott in­tro­duced the hymn which was sung by the choir of Gate­house Parish Church. As the hymn was be­ing per­formed scenes from the coun­try­side around An­woth were dis­played.

This was fol­lowed by Gary Con­char’s film en­ti­tled“Re­flec­tions”. Gary re­flected on his life us­ing ex­tracts from old films. They in­cluded Christ­mas when he was four, child­hood sum­mers and fam­ily hol­i­days, visit to the Harry Pot­ter ex­pe­ri­ence and his wedding to Abby.

“A new world of re­flec­tions”by Ray­mond Binks started with the re­flec­tions in a stream of leaves, flow­ers and clouds then moved on to views from a ship of its wake, a sea­side town fol­lowed by shots of sea, waves and a ferry.

Ju­dith Grimshaw had filmed a hol­i­day by car to Mon­mouth. It started with the prepa­ra­tion of the car then an an­i­ma­tion of the route in­ter­spersed with shots from the jour­ney. She also filmed sights of Mon­mouth in­clud­ing the cas­tle.

Var­i­ous his­toric sites around Dum­fries were the sub­ject of Alas­tair Binks’film. He showed the Burns Mau­soleum, El­lis­land Farm where Rab­bie Burns had farmed and the Cam­era Ob­scura.

The films were judged by Bill Maloney who dis­cussed each film in de­tail be­fore award­ing the first prize to Gary Con­char and the run­ner up to Ju­dith Grimshaw.

At the prize giv­ing Gary Con­char was awarded the Alis­tair Do­bie Shield. Ju­dith was awarded best di­rec­tor with Gary Con­char as run­ner-up while Gary also won best pro­ducer with Ray­mond Binks as run­ner-up. The win­ners each re­ceived an en­graved whisky glass.

Awards Chair­man John Hoff­man hands prizes to Gary Con­char, Ju­dith Grimshaw and Ray­mond Binks

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.