GTC Awards Day 2017

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Lighting sponsored by

and provided by

Prompting by
and live streaming by


If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact:
James French
+44 (0)7855 743845

Also supported by


Charity Raffle

There will be a charity raffle on the day with the proceeds split between two great charities:

Prizes donated  include:

Air Solo Tripod System from Miller Fluid Heads

£500 kit hire from:

Marshall M-CT710 7"  camera-top  monitor from Cache Media

GoPro Hero Session from Dan Greenway Ltd

1430 Protector Case with photographic divider from

Peli Products UK

GTC Day in the Country

Following the success of previous years, the GTC is returning to A Day in the Country, near Banbury. GTC members are invited to enjoy a day of fun activities, the chance to meet up with fellow members, take part in the AGM and celebrate last year's great camerawork at the presentation of the GTC Awards 2017 in the evening.

The day including coffee, lunch, tea and cakes, and supper is completely free to GTC members.


09:00 Arrival and coffee
09:30 First activity
10:45 Second activity
12:00 AGM
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Third activity
15:45 Fourth activity
17:30 Afternoon tea and cakes
19:00 GTC Awards 2017, presented by Chris Owen and Mari Yamamura
21:00 Raffle draw, Supper, Bar

2017 activities

Hovercraft driving

(sponsored by Panasonic UK)

An unusual and fun test of coordination skills with an element of competition to add some spice!

4 x 4 Driving

Drivers negotiate a specially designed jungle track through woods with deep water splashes and steep hills.

Dog Agility & Ferret Racing

Head-to-head agility relay race with dogs and ferrets  over obstacle course - can you help your team win?


Try your hand at hitting static and moving targets in the beautiful 250-acre estate, with traditional bows and arrows.

Kit demos

During the activities new kit will be available to view and try. This will include the opportunity to have a go at operating a gimbal camera on a drone, courtesy of Aerial Vue and a demonstration of 360°, provided by VE Group.

Video of the day

During the day GTC members, with the help of our supporters, will be recording the activities using a selection of the latest kit, for distribution on the GTC Vimeo channel.

The Awards ceremony itself will be filmed and an edited version will be made available on the GTC Vimeo channel. Last year’s video can be viewed at:

AGM 2017: at 12.00

The 45th AGM of the GTC will take place at 12.00 in the Great Barn – come along and have your say in the running of the GTC.

Download last year's minutes.


GTC Awards 2017: at 19.00

The Presentation of the 2017 GTC Awards will be held in the atmospheric Great Barn. The awards will include GTC Awards for Excellence, the GTC Seal of Approval for a great piece of camera kit, the highly prized TiCA and special Awards in the Council's gift. The 2016 winners can be viewed here. generously supports the awards by producing the clips and supplying A/V equipment and crew for the evening. Panasonic is providing a giant screen and the lighting will be sponsored by ARRI and provided by Dave Walter Lighting. Prompting equipment and personnel will be supplied by Portaprompt.and the ceremony will be transmitted live on the internet, courtesy of SNG Broadcast.

A Day In The Country is an award-winning Corporate Events, Team Building and Conference venue based on the Oxfordshire/
Northamptonshire border.














Watch the recording of GTC Awards 2016

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