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Balancing access and sustainability: new ticket price structure at Watershed

Here at Watershed we are proud that our cinema programme showcases the new, the old, the unusual and the unexpected. To help sustain this work, increase access and give everyone the opportunity to discover something new, there will be a small increase in our ticket prices – and we are pleased to introduce a brand new young peoples’ ticket.

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Contributors announced for No Boundaries

We are delighted to welcome No Boundaries, the arts and culture industry's annual conference, back to Watershed in September, and to be working with partner venue HOME in Manchester.

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Introducing 2015 Studio Artist in Residence: Ashley James Brown

Following the open call for Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio Artist's Residencies programme we are excited to announce that Ashley James Brown, creative coder, technologist, sound artist and electronic musician will be with us in July and August as our Studio Artist in Residence.

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Have your say on the 2015 Playable City Award Shortlist

Were you one of the thousands of people who played, danced and shaped their shadows under streetlights last year? Perhaps you struck up a conversation with a lamp post in the summer of 2013? These projects - Shadowing and Hello Lamp Post - are previous winners of our Playable City Award and we've just announced the seven shortlisted projects for this year - now you, the people who play, can have your say on the lot.

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Live from Cannes Film Festival 2015

The 68th Cannes Film Festival – the world’s biggest, oldest festival – kicks off this week. Mark Cosgrove, our Cinema Curator and Madeleine Probst, our Cinema Programme Producer and Vice-President of Europa Cinemas, will be in Cannes for the next couple of weeks reporting back live on Twitter as they make their way through the myriad screenings, industry events, meetings and the occasional reception.

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Door Into The Dark wins big at Tribeca Film Festival

A Watershed-supported project is the talk of New York City: immersive documentary Door Into The Dark, made by Pervasive Media Studio residents Anagram, has just scooped the Bombay Sapphire Storyscapes Award (taking home $10,000) at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival.

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DepicT! '14 Winner's Journey - April

Daniel Chisholm won two awards at last year's DepicT! - our annual short film competition. Hear what he's been up to seven months on from his big win in his latest update on the Berlinale, his new short film, and his first feature project.

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Bristol filmmaker returns to Watershed with Tea & Sangria

We are delighted to welcome ex-Bristol filmmaker Peter Domankiewicz back to Watershed with his new feature Tea & Sangria on Tue 28 April. Multi-talented Peter is writer, director and lead actor in his Madrid-set love story and he will join us in person for a Q&A after its one-off screening.

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Ready, steady, DepicT! - 2015 submissions now open

We are back for our nineteenth year of DepicT!, our ultra short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long.

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Watershed wins Silver in Fairtrade Awards

We were delighted to pick up a Silver Award in the 2015 regional Fairtrade Business Awards which we hosted here at Watershed last week. The aim of the Awards is to increase sales of and support for Fairtrade amongst local businesses, by promoting businesses that support Fairtrade and encouraging others to do more.

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