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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 On The Road – Torbay

24 September 2008

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Stephen Firshman, Oska committee member giving an interview on South Devon College Radio.

By Chris Love We left Brighton and drove to Torbay, picking up Stephen from Redhill on the way. It was a long way to drive, but we enjoyed it. On Tuesday the 23rd of September, we drove to South Devon College to get ready to screen our films there, as part of the 2008 English Rivera International Comedy Film Festival. The screenings were really enjoyable – everyone enjoyed seeing the Oska Bright films. I introduced each screening of films with Stephen and we showed everyone our Lottery...

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Oska Bright On The Road – The Watershed, Bristol

10 September 2008

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Oska Bright On the Road audience at the Watershed, Bristol.

By June Hall and Matthew Hellett We arrived in Bristol on Tuesday the 9th September to run our Master Class at a place called the Arnolfini. An extremely enthusiastic and lively bunch of 19 artists from Firebird Theatre and Artists First were in the workshop. Our Master Class went very well – lots of keen people asked questions and we almost ran out of time! We have high hopes of them making a film for Oska Bright 2009 and we have our fingers crossed. On Wednesday the 10th of September we...

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Oska Bright On The Road – DadaFest, Liverpool

5 September 2008

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Matthew Hellett and Richard West stand outside the entrance to DadaFest 2008.

By Matthew Hellett We travelled to Liverpool after we finished our exciting screening with Prism Arts in Carlisle. On the first day we ran the Master Class at a place called The A Foundation. 25 people came along to the workshop and it went very well – even though it was a small room and we had to stand on chairs to be seen! It was a bit overwhelming, but everyone said that they really enjoyed themselves and learned a lot. We can’t wait to see if these people will make films for us!...

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Oska Bright On The Road – Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle

3 September 2008

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Matthew Hellett and Richard West with the mayor of Carlisle.

By Matthew Hellett We arrived in Carlisle to meet Peter Telford from Prism Arts. He took us out for a nice meal. We talked about Oska Bright and winning the National Lottery Award 2008 for Best Arts Project. Peter told us all about Prism Arts and their fantastic work across Cumbria. The next day was our master class. We drove to Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery where it was held. 16 people came along to learn about making short films. All of the people were very excited. We think they will...

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