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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 – Reel 2 Reel residency project in partnership with Tutti. Week 4 of our work here by Matthew Hellett

27 March 2011

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Jackie interviews Matthew and Stephen

 Wow! Our time here is going really quickly! This week on Monday we met up with Jackie Saunders from Tutti, to make an interview with her for a TV station in Melbourne that broadcasts all over Australia. The programme is made by learning disabled people and it is about learning disabled people. It was really nice to have an informative chat with Jackie about her work with Tutti, and about our work with Oska Bright. On Tuesday and Thursday, Stephen and Simon did some work training the Tutti...

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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

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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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Oska Bright On The Road Australia – Reel 2 Reel residency project in partnership with Tutti

12 March 2011

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Young learning disabled film makers practising camera angles

By Matthew Hellett We have just finished a very successful week of our film making residency. 11 young people with a learning disability attended the training from across Adelaide – there were some people from Tutti choir, Restless Dance Company and some independent young people interested in film. We ran the course in the Marion area of Adelaide. They all created a very interesting film script and their film was called “Cops and Rockers” - we thought the film was very good....

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Oska Bright On The Road – The Launch of Reel 2 Reel project in partnership with Tutti at Adelaide International Film Festival

3 March 2011

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Stephen and Matthew talking at Adelaide Film Festival

5 March 2011 at Mercury Cinema, Adelaide It was a really great day! We got to Mercury at 11 am ready to set up. Simon sorted out our audio description with the technician there, whilst we rehearsed our talk about Oska Bright with Mark. When we were ready we went out for a coffee and then lunch in Adelaide – we went through the red light district! At 2.30 pm we went back to Mercury Cinema to get ready for the launch. We helped Tutti to set up the food and drinks in the foyer of the cinema...

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