Oska Bright Film Festival is the world’s leading festival for films made by, or featuring people with learning disabilities, autism or aspergers.

If you are a student at University of Brighton and you identify as having a learning disability, autism or aspergers, or you are collaborating with someone with a learning disability, autism or aspergers then you can enter the Oska Bright Film Festival Student Film Competition.

All shortlisted films will be screened at the Oska Bright Film Festival in Autumn 2019.


Please contact the Oska Bright Film Festival team to register your interest in the competition and Writers Lab. You will receive an information and entry pack.

Deadline for entries: 29th April 2019.


  • One to one development time with South East BFI NETWORK Talent Executive

  • Screening of your film in Cinemas across the UK

  • Your film entered into Festivals across the UK as part of the Oska Bright Festival Tour

  • Your film screened at the Oska Bright Film

  • Festival and an award presented to you by a film industry professional

WRITERS LAB - 30th January 2019

Want to make a film but don’t know anyone with a learning disability to collaborate with? Want to learn more about script development with this focus? We’re offering an exclusive opportunity to attend a Writers Lab with renowned script editor, Kate Leys and a BFI Film Executive to develop your ideas and meet collaborators. You will need to apply for this by 19th January 2019.