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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.

Wolverhampton Disability Film Festival

18 April 2008


Richard West and Matthew Hellett

By Matthew Hellett and Richard West We left Brighton at 8am to drive to Wolverhampton stopping at Oxford Services for a coffee and a bite to eat on the way. When we arrived in Wolverhampton we arrived at a very nice arts centre called Newhampton Arts Centre; Matthew gave a brief interview on Wolverhampton Community Radio about 'Oska Bright - On the Road' and then we ran the master class with 15 people. After the master class Simon went to pick up Richard from the train station whilst Matthew...

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Borderlines Film Festival with DASh, Hereford

10 April 2008


By Stephen Firshman When the mini bus arrived at my house to take me to the Borderlines Film Festival I was still in bed and feeling very sleepy. We were taking Oska Bright 'On The Road' to be part of the festival at The Courtyard in Hereford. It took five hours to get to Hereford and when we arrived we got everything ready for the Oska Bright master class. 20 people came to the workshop which went very well. After the workshop we went to the hotel which had nice big rooms. In the evening we...

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Belfast Film Festival

2 April 2008


Oska Bright Masterclass participants pose in The Black Box

By Richard West Andy Kee and I arrived at London Gatwick airport by train where we met Simon and Mark. Then we flew to Belfast City Airport. In Belfast we got a taxi to our flats which were brand new and very nice and better than a hotel. We had a look around and then took a Chinese Take away back home . The next day we took a taxi to The Black Box, a cinema. We set up the film screenings and then waited for the audience to arrive. On the first day 150 people came to see two of the Oska Bright...

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