GTC Awards Day 2017

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Charity Raffle

Proceeds from the charity raffle were split between two great charities:

GTC Day in the Country

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

The 2017 activities were:

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 negotiated 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.


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

Kit demos

New kit was available for attendees to view and try. This included the opportunity to have a go at operating a gimbal camera on a drone courtesy of Aerial Vue, a demonstration of 360°, provided by VE Group, and a chance to try out the ARRI Trinity.

Video highlights

During the day GTC members, with the help of GTC and Award sponsors supporters recirded the activities using a selection of the latest kit.

See highlights of the daytime activities.

AGM 2017

The 45th AGM of the GTC took place in the historic Great Barn. See more about the AGM.

Download last year's minutes and this year's Council Officer reports.

GTC Awards 2017

The Presentation of the 2017 GTC Awards was held in the evening in the Great Barn. Awards included GTC Awards for Excellence, a GTC Seal of Approval, the Mike Baldock Award, two Fellowships and the highly prized TiCA.

See all the 2017 GTC Award winners.. S generously supported the awards by producing the clips and supplying A/V equipment and crew for the evening. Panasonic provided a wonderful giant screen and  lighting was kindly sponsored by ARRI and provided by Dave Walter Lighting. Prompting equipment and personnel were supplied by Portaprompt.and the ceremony transmitted live on the internet, courtesy of SNG Broadcast.

Watch the recording of the GTC Awards 2017.






















GTC Awards 2017 Raffle Prizes and Winners

Air Solo Tripod System

donated by Miller Fluid Heads

£500 kit hire

donated by Over Exposed

Marshall M-CT710 monitor

donated by Cache Media

GoPro Hero Session

donated by Dan Greenway Ltd

1430 Protector Case

donated by Peli Products UK

Lumix DMC TZ70 Camera

donated by Panasonic

ZhiYun Smooth C gimbal

donated by Top-Teks

Mixed case of wine

donated by RED


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