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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


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). 19th & 20th January 2019 Creative VJ (Full) 26th & 27th January 2019 Adobe Premiere Pro video editing 2nd & 3rd February 2019 Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 9th […] 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


Open Screen – Free Networking Film Night

Next Open Screen at Film Oxford, 54 Catherine St, OX4 3AH 7.30-9.30pm, Thursday 10th January 2018 Come along to show the films you’ve been working on (finished or unfinished), show off your latest film kit, network, and see how films can create change. Watch and discuss locally made films, meet other filmmakers – ranging from […] 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  



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