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Oska Bright Presentation at the Independent Cinema Office in London on 10th October 2012 / 11 October 2012

Sarah Watson outside the Independent Cinema Office Training Course

Sarah Watson outside the Independent Cinema Office Training Course

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By Sarah Watson

It was a busy presentation to the Cultural Cinema Exhibition Course in Trafalgar Square today. It was Chaired by David Sin, the course leader and on the panel with me was Caroline Hennigan, Programme Director from Broadway in Nottingham.

I made a short presentation about Oska Bright – what we do, where we’re from and why Oska Bright is so important. Then I showed “Unusual Journey” from Oska Bright 2007.

After that Caroline did her presentation.

Then we both did a joint Question and Answer session. I had a few interesting questions. I asked the audience if they had any questions about Oska Bright – I told them I wouldn’t bite them!

I met some people from different film organisations – like the British Film Institute (BFI), Signals Media Arts Centre in Colchester, The Curzon Community Cinema in Clevedon and Flipside Youth Film Festival at the BFI. We swapped cards.

I think that some people on the course learned a lot about Oska Bright. I hope to work with some of them as part of Oska Bright On The Road in the future.

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