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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



Actors wanted for play

Background Presented as part of Film Oxford’s Shadowlight Artists Project, Singles Night is the new play by Russell Highsmith, a hemiplegic writer with learning disabilities.  His 2016 play The Big Shock was performed at the Cornerstone in Didcot.  Russell’s particular situation gives him a wry, sideways perspective on life but it’s a view that is […] Read more




iCreative Media Stars – at Common People this weekend!

Don’t miss the iCreative live screens at the Uncommon Stage this year. Over the festival young media stars will be playing out visuals form the bands we love alongside stories from the Oxford music scene and from around the festival. Over the last 2 months film students from Cowley and Abingdon have been busy learning […] Read more


Shadowlight Artists new website

The Shadowlight Artists now have their own website shadowlightartists.org.uk/ The Shadowlight Artists are an award winning independent group of digital artists with learning disabilities based in Oxfordshire, supported by Film Oxford  




Summer Term 2018 Courses Now Booking

Book now for our Summer term course schedule! There’s something for everyone – from complete beginners wanting to get a first taste of filmmaking, to more experienced hobbyists and professionals seeking to expand their skillset. Click here to visit our Adult Training page, where you can find full details of all our courses and how […] Read more


Easter Story Lab – join our team of young digital creatives!

Film Oxford and the Story Museum are looking for young people (14+) with loads of ideas wanting to work alongside groundbreaking digital artists over Easter. We want you to come up with the ideas for the museum’s new interactive space. Explore projection, mobile platforms, animation, comic strip, sound, film, special effects – or whatever grabs you!. […] Read more


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