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Oska Bright On The Road – Torbay / 24 September 2008

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

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

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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 Award. 300 people came to see the films and that made us feel good.

The next day we ran the Master Class for 15 people with a learning disability and 5 support staff. It went very well. Some people were already making films, and others wanted to have a go at film making. We think that we will get about 10 new films from Torbay entered into Oska Bright 2009 –which is very exciting!

We hope to go back to Torbay in 2010 with Oska Bright On The Road.