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BFI Academy applications open

Applications for the BFI Film Academy at Film Oxford are now open. If you are or know someone who is 16 -19 years, have a passion for film, storytelling or moving image and a desire to work in film or creative media industries then this is where you start. Follow the link for more information […] Read more


Film Oxford Course Feedback Survey 2019

Have you taken a Film Oxford course any time in the last 18 months? We’d love your feedback!   Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey. All the data you provide is anonymous unless you choose to leave your name and contact details.   The results of the survey will help us […] Read more


Film ‘Under the Stars’ – Summer 2019

Every summer Film Oxford run FREE outdoor screening events ‘Under the Stars’ in some of Oxford’s most beautiful parks. This is an opportunity for local communities to come together and enjoy a current popular feature supported by short films made by local filmmakers. Over the last 15 years these have been funded by local grants […] Read more


Open Screen – Free Networking Film Night

Next Open Screen at Film Oxford, 54 Catherine St, OX4 3AH 7.30-9.30pm, Thursday 11th July 2019 Come along to screen your short films (including work in progress), show off your latest film kit, network, and see how films can create change.  Scriptwriters can pitch their idea to the group for feedback and if they wish, ask […] Read more


Festival sucess for the Shadowlight Artists

Richard Hunt’s film – Richard Hunt and Sonia Boue in Conversation – has been selected for Assim Vivemos – Brazil’s International Disability Film Festival. The festival is a biennial event that takes place in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Brasília, with two full weeks of screenings in each city, always providing all accessibilities: audio-description, sign language […] Read more


Summer Courses 2019 now booking

Film Oxford, The Alternative, Affordable Film School Start the summer with a Film Oxford short courses   6th & 7th April 2019 Stop Motion Animation 27th & 28th April 2019 Introduction to Photoshop  11th & 12th May 2019 Introduction to Screenwriting 11th & 12th May 2019 Developing Documentaries Start 14th May 2019 Shooting Video (7 […] Read more


Winter 2019 courses now booking

Film Oxford, The Alternative, Affordable Film School Start the New Year with a Film Oxford short courses  – Winter  2019 now booking (more to be added soon). Start 12th February 2019 Shooting Video (7 x evening classes, 2 x weekend days) 16th & 17th February 2019 Location Sound Workshop (for Film & TV) 2nd & […] Read more


REEL STORIES

‘Reel Stories’ Free Film Course for Women ‘Fewer than 1% of films have crews that are 50% female’ (BFI ‘Women in UK Feature Film 1911-2017’) Film Oxford has secured an ESF Community grant to run a FREE 5 day film production course to support more women into the Film & TV Industry (all ages over […] Read more



Shadowlight Artists – Together! Film Festival, London.

Together! Disability Film Festival 6-9 December 2018 Shadowlight Artists have 8 films being screened at the seventh annual Together! 2018 Disability Film Festival, which takes place from 7-9 December 2018 at the Old Town Hall Stratford, London, screening films by Deaf/Disabled filmmakers and films with a strong central Deaf/Disabled character. The Festival is free, fully accessible […] Read more


Boom Bike – Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival

iCreative Boom Bike – Oxford City Centre – 16th -18th November 2018 Catch us if you can!! The iCreative Boom Bike crew will be out and about this Friday and Saturday evening showing off their fantastic new animations – with accompanying beats. All part of this years Oxford Christmas Light festival. https://www.oxfordschristmas.com/ Friday 6.30: You’ll […] Read more


SHADOWLIGHT ARTISTS RISING EXHIBITION

    Shadowlight Artists: Rising  19 October – 10 November Film Oxford presents the latest work by the Shadowlight Artists. In this exhibition across two venues, Old Fire Station and Modern Art Oxford, the group showcases work spanning installation, painting, digital media and theatrical production. The exhibition celebrates the group’s creative growth since their formation […] Read more


iCreative BOOM BIKE – now recruiting

iCreative – BOOM BIKE Are you creative and between 16 – 25 ? Do you want to work alongside some great graphic, street and digital artists? Are you free on Thursdays between 4th Oct – 20th Nov?   If yes – have a look at the latest iCreative programme ‘BOOM BIKE’ and apply online. It’s […] Read more


Singles Night a new play by Russell Highsmith

Singles Night a new play by Shadowlight Artist Russell Highsmith. 19th & 20th  September 2018, 7.30pm, Old Fire Station, Oxford, £8.50/£6.00 BOOK TICKETS Life is happening. Love is all around. Emma and James are flatmates; they’ve been friends forever, and are looking for their fairytale endings. When Amber pops up with her dating agency, “Friends ‘n’ […] Read more


FILM OXFORD CINEMA TENTS – READING AND LEEDS FESTIVALS 2018

Another year and more shorts and features at Film Oxford’s Cinema tents at Reading and Leeds Music festivals (23rd – 26th August). Join us from midnight and chill out to some of the coolest international short films alongside popular features. Big ‘thank you’ to Marvin and ‘Directors Notes’ for providing the shorts. For anyone passionate […] Read more


Course Feedback Survey 2018

Have you taken a Film Oxford course any time in the last two years? We’d love your feedback!   Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey. All the data you provide is anonymous unless you choose to leave your name and contact details.   The results of the survey will help us […] Read more



Summer Holiday Youth Workshop 2018

Our Holiday Workshop is booking now!   Power to Your Mobile Monday 6th – Wednesday 8th August 2018: shoot a film on your mobile phone and edit on professional software (click here for details)


Help local writer with learning disabilities

Support Russell to put on his new play in Oxford Russell Highsmith is the only playwright in the UK with learning disabilities, he is part of the Shadowlight Artists group supported by Film Oxford. Building on the success of his previous play “The Big Shock” he has written a new full-length romantic comedy play called […] Read more


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