June 2014

DepicT! Announces Star Judge Robbie Ryan

Tue 24 Jun, 2014

DepicT!, our super short filmmaking competition (as part of Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival) is thrilled to announce that world class cinematographer Robbie Ryan will be judging this year's entries on behalf of DepicT! sponsor The Royal Photographic Society. And there's still time to enter your tiny films (90 seconds or less) - the deadline for this year's submissions is Mon 7 July.

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Rife Magazine - new online platform now launched

Tue 17 Jun, 2014


We are delighted to announce that Rife Magazine, an online platform by young people for young people, has officially launched at rifemagazine.co.uk covering, events, local news and social issues. A partnership between Watershed and Bristol Youth Links, Rife currently employs four young journalists to curate the online magazine and ensure the stories are relevant and interesting to other young people like them.

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Recife: The Playable City celebratory film released

Wed 11 Jun, 2014

Recife: The Playable City in April was a fantastic cultural exchange between Watershed and Brazil’s Porto Digital. It brought together practitioners from the UK and Brazil to explore how play can shape the future of our cities. Watershed produced the programme in partnership with the British Council and Brazilian technology park Porto Digital. We’re now delighted to announce the release of a short film that shares what happened:

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Shadowing wins Playable City Award 2014

Fri 6 Jun, 2014

Watershed is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2014 international £30,000 Playable City Award is Shadowing, created by design duo Jonathan Chomko and Matthew Rosier, based in New York and Treviso, Italy respectively.

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Ken Loach delights Bristol audiences with his final film

Wed 4 Jun, 2014

Legendary director Ken Loach visited Watershed on Monday for a sell out screening of his latest film, Jimmy’s Hall. He claims this will be his final major film and is ready to take some much needed rest and recuperation.

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