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Film & Visual Arts

Oska Bright Film Festival 2024: Emerging Talent & Orlandpets

Tue 12 Mar 2024
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Join us for a screening celebrating new, fresh ideas from emerging filmmakers. Enjoy stories about dreams, Greek mythology, and the wonders of outer space.

The Emerging Talent screening showcases films that would be great for young people.

Also in this screening is the feature-length film Orlandpets. Josh and his pets are going on vacation to the United Kingdom, but their trip doesn't go as planned. The evil dictator, Carlton Persons, and his villainous henchmen have big plans to become Mayor and take over the Mega Pet Shop in Orlando, then take over the USA.

 

In this screening:

 

The Minotaur’s Strange Past

Sam John Barrett, UK • 3 mins 33 secs

An animation inspired by George Frederick Watts’ paintings. A recreation of The Minotaur in a graphic illustration style.

Alien & Eve - Teaser

Ty Ford Kingrose, USA • 2 mins 17 secs

Accidental space fugitives Seven and Data run into some trouble in space – literally.

Arran & Marvin

Arran Smith, Carl Anderson, UK • 3 mins 19 secs

Arran is an ordinary guy with an extraordinary pet.

Searching For Echo

Millstream Theatre, UK • 13 mins 56 secs

On Helicon’s stormy hilltops, a Nymph’s voice is stolen. With Echo missing, what is everyone hiding? Brave Leila hunts out the truth...

Unique Perspectives

A-listers and Pier One Music Ensemble, UK 4 mins

Two East Sussex learning disability clubs unite in a collaborative musical celebration.

Rhys - A Past And Present

Lucy Martlew, UK • 5 mins 8 secs

Rhys, a student with autism reminisces on his achievements and growing independence.

Deep Trouble

Michael Dorfman, Maxwell Dorfman, Emmett Dorfman, USA • 4 mins

A submarine adventure to the deepest depths of the ocean.

Dreamscapes

Shadowlight Artists, UK • 2 mins 51 secs

Surreal dreams and nightmares are brought to life using green screen filming and animation.

E Difference

Paul Akinbola, UK • 5 mins 58 secs

Paul wants to be a member of a new boy band with people with autism but he must overcome the competitors and his own problems with nerves.

Greediness Of The Americans

James Roko Leggott, UK • 8 mins 14 secs

Terrorists have stolen an experimental nuclear device from the CIA. In response, the CIA Director sends his best agents to retrieve it.

Half Wise Guy

Max Joshua Toll Endersby, UK • 9 mins 30 secs

A struggling playwright is forced to re- evaluate his priorities when he hits writers block with a play he’s working on.

Mask of Misery

Richard Norris, UK • 7 mins 18 secs

A masked loner keeps to himself in the pub where he works until a scary incident forces him to face his fears.

The Spirit Of Kensal Rise

Dylan Faye, UK • 5 mins 43 secs

When a new neighbour moves in, the kind hearted Dylan wants to protect the creepy house in Kensal Rise, but why...

Frame Fumble

Alexander Griffin, USA • 3 mins 34 secs

An innovative slapstick comedy short film that explores the misadventures of a stressed computer worker and his troubles with the aspect ratio.

Orlandpets

Shane Howard, UK • 1 hour 26 mins

Josh and his pets are going on vacation to the United Kingdom, but their trip doesn’t go as planned. The evil dictator, Carlton Persons, and his villainous henchmen have big plans to become Mayor and take over the Mega Pet Shop in Orlando, then take over the USA.