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Funders & SupportersWatershed and its programme would not be possible without the support and generosity of our funders and partners
Arts Council England South West
Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts. Their ambition is to place the arts at the heart of national life, reflecting the country's rich and diverse cultural identity as only the arts can.
Bristol City Council
Bristol City Council is the elected government of Bristol. It has one overall purpose: to improve Bristol and the lives of all its people, now and for future generations.
Founded in 1992 with funding from the MEDIA programme and from the Centre National de la Cinématographie, Europa Cinemas is the first film theatre network focusing on European films. Its objective is to provide operational and financial support to cinemas that commit themselves to screen a significant number of European non-national films, to offer events and initiatives as well as promotional activities targeted at Young Audiences and to screen digital European films.
University of the West of England
The University of the West of England, Bristol (Bristol UWE) is one of Britain's most popular universities with more than 23,000 students and a 1,000-strong academic staff.
The British Film Institute
The British Film Institute is the UK's lead film organisation. Its mission to achieve a creative and prosperous film culture and industry base, the BFI drives creative, economic, and cultural success through a linked portfolio of activities.
Creative England's core purpose is to support the sustainable growth of independent creative businesses, and the talent that feeds them, in every part of England outside London.
TLT LLP is a top 100 UK commercial law firm with over 650 staff across offices in Bristol and London and is consistently rated as one of the top 3 technology and IP firms in the South West. It has strong relationships locally and nationally and is well known for its work across the technology & media sectors. It has a long-standing commitment to the development of the creative industries in Bristol, having provided support to Watershed through direct sponsorship and pro bono advice since 2002. TLT advised Watershed on the creation of iShed CIC and Pervasive Media Sandbox.
20,000 Days on Earth
This hotly anticipated profile of musician Nick Cave's first 20,000 days on earth has been wowing audiences since its premiere. A fascinating and illuminating exploration of the creative process.
Frederick Wiseman (Basic Training), one of America's greatest living documentarians, brings us his 38th documentary since 1967, this time examining another of America's great institutions, the University of California at Berkeley.