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Photo of young people at Watershed

New work now available on DShed - Young Watershed - profiling just a small selection of the work that Watershed does and has done with young people, with examples of activities, events and opportunities for young people interested in film and media.

4 Nov 2010
Book jacket of Producing the Future by International Futures Forum

A recently published case study of Watershed by the International Futures Forum. The case study explores what value Watershed generates as a creative ecosystem, how the value is generated, how that value can be increased and how creative organisations such as Watershed could be supported. The case study is now available for download or to read online at www.watershed.co.uk/about/publications/

27 Oct 2010

A new version of Squidsoup's Ghosts, which uses submitted text messages as the building blocks for dynamic virtual 3D text sculptures, opens in the newly refurbished Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon from late November.

14 Oct 2010
Depict logo

The DepicT! 2010 shortlist is now online. Out of a dizzying 400 films from 39 countries, 15 tiny films have been selected for their ability to be hugely distinctive, imaginative and engaging. Watch and rate the films now to help choose the DepicT! Shooting People Audience Award winner for 2010.

14 Oct 2010

Dshed's back catalogue of short film selections is now available at dshed.net/dshed-picks. Take a quick break with these short treats in a twice-monthly pick of films from across Watershed's archives.

20 Sep 2010

http://depict.org now includes all 100 plus short films from the last ten years of DepicT!. Visit the site to watch short films from around the globe and to leave your comments. DepicT! is Watershed’s short filmmaking competition which challenges emerging filmmakers to make a micro masterpiece of just a minute and a half.

2 Sep 2010

Surreal black comedy Skeletons was the latest screening in the New British Cinema Quarterly season at Watershed and was followed by a funny and fascinating Questions & Answers session with the films director and two lead actors.

31 Aug 2010
Ed Collier and Melanie Wilson

Theatre Sandbox 2010 commissions are under way and each of the six groups of theatre makers discuss their work, development project and what they hope to learn. Theatre Sandbox is a new national commissioning scheme for theatre makers to develop experimental pieces of performance which use pervasive media technologies.

5 Aug 2010

Mark Cosgrove and Adam O'Brian discuss Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's boldly surreal film Tropical Malady, the latest screening in Watershed's year-long season of events reflecting on cinema from 2000-09.

29 Jul 2010
Still from I.D. by Sam Firth

Read Sam Firth's interview on the DepicT! website. Sam won the British Special Mention Award at DepicT! 2009 and talks about the huge amount of activity she has been up to since her win. Sam has also recently updated her diary which documents her progress in 2010 since winning.

29 Jul 2010