Graham_web_smallThe Oska Bright Film Festival is the leading international festival of films made by, or featuring, people with learning disabilities. It is produced, managed and presented by a learning disabled team.

Now in its eighth edition, Oska Bright runs over three days, shows 100+ films from around the world and welcomes 3,000 or so people. Last festival Andrea Arnold OBE, multi-award winning film director, was amongst the great and good handing out the awards.

The festival is programmed, managed and delivered by a team of learning disabled film enthusiasts led by Festival Director, Becky Bruzas, and Programme Manager, Matthew Hellett. This year’s festival includes a new Young People’s Day in conjunction with Arts Awards.

Submissions for Oska Bright 2017 have now closed.

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Oska Bright Film Festival 2015

We had over

people attending

We showed

films, from comedy to visual art

We reached

people on social media

We had

countries represented

In 2015 the Oska Bright Film Festival celebrated it’s seventh edition, welcoming more than 2900 people through the doors over three days. Festival-goers were treated to short films and videos, live bands, virtual reality, digital art, an awards ceremony and, for the first time ever, a feature film.

At the Brighton & Hove Business Awards 2016, Oska Bright picked up the award for Best Event in the City.

Pictures from Oska Bright Film Festival 2015 by Paul Mansfield

Get a feel for Oska Bright 2015 by watching this YouTube playlist.

You can rewatch some of Oska Bright 2015 from the Brighton Dome livestream here:

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Lizzie Banks
01273 234734

Oska Bright Film Festival 2017

15, 16, 17 November
The Old Market, Hove

Oska Bright Film Festival Production Team

Top row (l­r)

Matthew Hellett
Becky Bruzas
Tina Dickinson
Kirsty Whiley

Bottom row (l­r)

Sarah Watson
John Clay
Stephen Firshman