Montage Exercise 2022

Challenge: Montage Exercise - 2022

Edit Exercise :  Requirement for 2022 – Create a Montage
From the Studio Binder website:
“A montage is a series of separate images, moving or still, that are edited together to create a continuous sequence. Montages enable filmmakers to communicate a large amount of information to an audience over a shorter span
of time by juxtaposing different shots, compressing time through editing, or intertwining multiple storylines of a

It should be clear that this is not just a sequence of pictures, but something which communicates an idea or a (part of a) story. It might be something which condenses a lengthy training programme, tells us about the early life of a protagonist, tells us something about a relationship or just develops an idea.

The Entries:

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And The Beat Goes On – Alan Butcher

 A nostalgic look back at Alan’s drumming career from playing with the local Guildford band, the Phantom Four in the 1960s through to a reunion gig in 2003. Alan continues to play drums live today.

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Requiem for Concorde – Gillian Gatland
The film shows take off in Aerospatial colours, some Air France, and several BA designs in order. The landing with undercarriage down was the final flight day.
A magical and nostalgic film to watch.
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All the Fun of the Fair – Gillian Gatland

A short film made by Gillian when she visited Carters Steam Fair. She took some superb shots and captured the colourful and exciting atmosphere of the fairground really well.


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Vegas Montage – Gillian Gatland

This film was put together with found footage and film Gillian had taken herself whilst on holiday. Gillian shoots a lot of excellent holiday films, which are always
enjoyed by the club

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Our Love is Changing – Gordon Sutton

Gordon used the film of his son’s wedding in 2014 and made a much shorter montage version showing clips of musician Sam Semple who wrote and performed a song especially for the newly married couple.

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Playing Dumb – Jim Reed

This film had a more serious side to it and covered the subject of child sex abuse investigations. Jim used a Tom Petty song to
accompany this film.

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A Day at the Races – Gillian Gatland

Captures the excitement of the races and all of the associated glamour and enjoyment of the day out.

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Anthem – Jim Reed

A montage inspired by the use of Leonard Cohen’s poignant song “Anthem” and illustrated using some beautiful aerial footage from John Downer Productions.

Does History Repeat Itself? – Peter Stratford

A very interesting montage documentary based on world invasions past and present allowing an interesting insight to unfold as the audience watched the film.

A powerful montage covering the war in Iraq. The film’s creator Jim Reed, set the film to the music of Muse, and this complimented the storyline and editing very well.

Take a Bow – Jim Reed

This film covered every aspect of
dancing and illustrated how it can become a form of keep fit, socialising, fun and romance

Learning to Dance – Colin Lewis