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Oska Bright is a Carousel initiative. Carousel is an arts organisation and charity that supports learning disabled artists in many disciplines to fulfill their creative ambitions.

Oska Bright is the original international festival of short films made by people with learning disabilities. It is produced, managed and presented by a learning disabled team.In 2015 Oska Bright 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.As it is a biennial event, the 'non festival' years offer the opportunity to tour its award-winning films around the UK and abroad. The Oska Bright tour package can be tailor-made to suit a venue or festival. You select from a programme of available films which are available on Blue Ray and in DCP format
Oska Bright is the original international festival of short films made by people with learning disabilities. It is produced, managed and presented by a learning disabled team.
In 2015 Oska Bright 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.
As it is a biennial event, the 'non festival' years offer the opportunity to tour its award-winning films around the UK and abroad. 
The Oska Bright tour package can be tailor-made to suit a venue or festival. You select from a programme of available films which are available on Blue Ray and in DCP format.

Oska Bright is the original international festival of short films made by people with learning disabilities. It is produced, managed and presented by a learning disabled team.In 2015 Oska Bright 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.

As it is a biennial event, the 'non festival' years offer the opportunity to tour its award-winning films around the UK and abroad. The Oska Bright tour package can be tailor-made to suit a venue or festival. You select from a programme of available films which are available on Blue Ray and in DCP format

Oska Bright is the original international festival of short films made by people with learning disabilities. It is produced, managed and presented by a learning disabled team. In 2015 Oska Bright 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. As it is a biennial event, the 'non festival' years offer the opportunity to tour its award-winning films around the UK and abroad. 

The Oska Bright tour package can be tailor-made to suit a venue or festival. You select from a programme of available films which are available on Blue Ray and in DCP format.

  • Photo by Paul Mansfield. Image © Carousel

    Stephen Firshman from Oska Bright Committee at Oska Bright 2015 International Film Festival

Another touring product is Creatures of the Revolution - a live performance and digital art experience, featuring the integrated rock band Sabien Gator.

Contact details

Lizzie Banks
Oska Bright Producer

Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

Artistic Director(s)

Oska Bright Film Festival Production Team

Online

Email: oskabright@carousel.org.uk
Web: http://carousel.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/oskabright/

Wrap-around work

Oska Bright and Carousel have decades of experience inproviding accessible training by and for learning disabled film-makers. We can offer:

  • workshops in film making
  • workshops in online publishing
  • Talks, discussions and Q&A's

Press Comments & Testimonials

"The films, awards evening and meeting filmmakers from the U.K and other countries, were not only highlights but on a global scale keep us all connected.” Sheryl Lenthall, Director,  Picture this…film festival, Canada