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We are the Oska Bright steering committee and in this blog you will find about our experience of taking our film festival across the UK and abroad. Go to the dao directory for a link to the Oska Bright website. You can also read about the next Festival, which takes place in 2013, and find details of how to enter your own film.

Oska Bright at the Picture festival in Canada!

14 February 2013


Jason Eade from the Oska Bright committee on top of the canadian rockies!

  Day 1. Friday morning – 5am, freezing cold and far too early for my liking!!  Arrived at the coach station – everything was still dark, the sun began to rise as we reached Heathrow.  12 hours later we arrived in Calgary – Canada!  We were met at the airport by Sheryl, the ‘Picture This…film festival’ Director.  I was mega-excited to be there.  The hotel was right in the middle of the downtown area of Calgary.  We went...

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Jason flying solo in Nottingham!

11 December 2012


Jason outside the Broadway Cinema

  Hi everyone, it’s been a very VERY busy week for me! It started on Wednesday at Hove Museum, doing a film shoot for our new project ‘Celebrities On Celluloid’ – straight from there we dropped off and picked up stuff at the office, and then headed off to Nottingham! The next day, we got up extra early and got lost roughly 5 times on the way to the cinema.  we arrived on time, luckily! and set up for our screenings. The venue was the Broadway Cinema and it was...

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Oska Bright Presentation at “Conquering Public Spaces” Conference, City Library, Prague

15 November 2011


Matthew from Oska Bright filming with TV Glad from Denmark

By Matthew Hellett We went to this conference from 11 - 13 November in Prague that was put on by one of our past partner festival’s in Prague, Czech Republic – The Normal Festival. I gave a short speech about Oska Bright and showed 'The Royal Bite' from Oska Bright 2007. There was no time for question and answers, which was a shame. After me, my colleague DJ JJ from the Shut Up And Listen Radio Show at Carousel, gave a short presentation and played a bit from the radio...

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Oska Bright go 'On The Road' to Hastings

16 September 2011


Sarah And Matthew presenting Oska Bright

By Sarah Watson and Matthew Hellet On 15th September 2011 we did a presentation at the Stade on the Old town seafront in Hastings. It was a lovely beautiful day and we smelt the sea. How did the presentation go?  Everyone said it’s gone really well and that we make a good double act. The main questions were about? ·       How do we vote for each film that enters into our film festival? We said by using an easy to read voting guide that we have...

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Oska Bright On The Road –Upstream, Brighton, 24th-26th May 2011

27 May 2011


Oska Bright members rehearse presenting their screenings on stage

By Matthew Hellett, Maggie Dadswell and Sarah Watson This week we have been showing films at Upstream, part of Brighton Festival 2011. We've been promoting our work, and showing films that are highlights for us from the Oska Bright Library. We showed our films at Sallis Benney Theatre  and ran question and answer sessions for people who saw them. We met some interesting people – Mick our stage manager, Neil from Independent Theatre Trust and all the artists who showed their work as part...

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