by Brian Pitkin
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BSoUP is presenting films, videos, audio-visuals,
lectures and workshops at the Annual Exhibition of Underwater Sport at
Crystal Palace, to be held over the weekend of 16/17 March. In addition we
shall be putting on a display of member's work in the Wonderful World of
Volunteers are required throughout the weekend to man the
exhibition stand, promoting BSoUP, and in the film theatre.
Please contact Brian Pitkin as soon as possible if you
would like to help. The only perk, apart from knowing that you are helping
your Society, is a complimentary ticket to the exhibition.
FILMS, AUDIO-VISUALS, VIDEOS and WORKSHOPS
PRESENTED BY BSoUP AT CPEX '91
The British Society of underwater Photographers have put
together a remarkable collection of films, audio-visuals, videos and
workshops for this year's Festival of Underwater Sport to show the Visiting
public something of our Wonderful World of Diving.
These include films and videos ranging from New Zealander
Simon Cotton's KILLER WHALE and DIVE FJORDLAND; Canadians Jack McKenney and
Neil McDaniel's THE EMERALD SEA filmed in British Columbia; American Howard
Hall's WildScreen90 award winning SEASONS IN THE SEA filmed in the giant
kelp forests of California; Britain's Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble's
VALLEY BENEATH THE SEA shot in the Fal Estuary, Cornwall and DEVILFISH, a
film about octopus shot in British Columbia; to Australian Wait Deas' THE
BASKING SHARK shot mainly in the Clyde.
In addition, there will be personal appearances by
Britain's Mike Portelly and Mike Valentine. As well as showing the renowned
fictional drama OCEANS DAUGHTER, set in the Red Sea, we will screen FASHION
UNDERWATER; and Mike will present clips of some of his creative advertising
assignments and reveal the secrets behind his success. Also for the
underwater cine and video enthusiasts Mike Valentine will be showing
UNDERWATER, a video about his involvement in film making for the big
screen, especially made for the Museum of the Moving Image, and showing
clips of some of his recent productions.
Three audio-visuals by Britain Les Kemp - RE-INVASION, an
award winner shot in British waters, UNDERWATER CURACAO shot in the
Caribbean and OCTOPUSSY shot in the Red Sea - two workshops, one by David
Chandler on SEA and SEA CAMERA SYSTEMS and one by award winning underwater
photographer Linda Pitkin on UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY, plus a slide
presentation by adventurer Jack Jackson on SHARKS, SHIPWRECKS and FISH LIFE
OF THE SUDANESE RED SEA complete the weekend's programme.