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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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Oska Bright at the Cornwall Film Festival

13 November 2012


Adele and Sarah in Cornwall

 Hi it's Sarah and Adele here, this was our first time working together On The Road.  We have been to the Cornwall Film Festival at the Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay. The venue was brilliant, accessible and the staff were friendly and helpful.  We screened in the afternoon to a mostly non-disabled audience, it went well, it was nice to be in a proper cinema!  After our screening we checked out some of the rest of the festival – the animated shorts were brilliant! ...

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Oska Bright On The Road – Reel 2 Reel residency project in partnership with Tutti at Minda Campus, Adelaide

20 March 2011


4 Film Makers editing their film at Minda Residency

Tuesday 15th March until Friday 18th March 2011 By Matthew Hellett We have just finished our second residency – it was very successful! The 14 young people that we worked with were really lovely and nice. They made a Silent Movie style film that they called “Dr Spot Makes Cat Burgers”. We hope to have it up on the uScreen website soon. Everyone in the group was very enthusiastic and lively – full of ideas for film making! We made a script with them, and showed them how...

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Three weeks to go until our fabulous 2009 Oska Bright Film Festival, have you bought your tickets yet?

27 October 2009


Members of the Oska Bright Steering Committee

If not then you could miss out on our biggest ever collection of amazing animations, comedies, documentaries, dramas, soap operas, dance films as well as the exciting awards ceremony and party. Oska Bright is a great chance for learning disabled film makers to meet and talk to each other, have fun watching each others films and to celebrate learning disability film. We have been working hard for the past 2 years to make this festival the biggest and most exciting ever. We are proud of all the...

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Oska Bright On The Road – Cardiff

17 June 2009


A young woman with red hair and a tall balding man are standing in front of the Oska Bright cinema screen

Wales Millennium Centre – Unity Festival By Matthew Hellett and Sarah Watson We left Brighton at 12 mid day. We arrived in Cardiff at 5.30 pm and checked into a Travel Lodge in the relaxing Cardiff Bay. We went to dinner at 7 pm at Wagamama and had a few beers at a local pub. It was Sarah's first time in Wagamama and she liked the food, but not the dessert! The next day we got up bright and early ready to run our film making master class. 21 people came to the master class – it was...

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