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DJ Cheeba live events announced

We're thrilled to reveal that Bristol’s own audio visual pioneer DJ Cheeba will perform a live one-off re-score to Ed Wood’s sci-fi classic Plan 9 From Outer Space on Fri 21 Nov here at Watershed.

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Introducing Afrofuturist Writers

Wednesday’s forthcoming Afrofuturism screening is Black Sci Fi (18:00hrs) takes a closer look into a specific time in the history of black science fiction in literature, film and TV. We are delighted that Cheryl Morgan editor, critic, publisher and Ujima Radio presenter has kindly written this piece which takes a look at the rise, prominence and importance of black authors in sci fi.

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Four New Young Journalists Announced for ongoing internship

A filmmaker, a popular vlogger, a DJ and a comedy writer team up for Rife Magazine’s second round of paid internships.

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Unveiling the future of play

The fourth round of REACT Sandbox funding has been announced today - six successful bids have secured funding to complete their proposals for Play Sandbox, which sees academics, companies and children collaborate for the first time to design six new products for play.

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The Afrofuturist melting pot

Our Afrofuturism season launches into space this week. It has been curated by Dr Edson Burton, who has kindly written this article on Afrofuturism’s influences and influencers, inspirations and ideas – including his own personal journey.

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Watershed presents Blurring the Lines at the British Council, London

We are delighted to be partnering with the British Council in London to present an exhibition about culture in flux, told through sixteen stories of people reinventing creative exploration and participation - people who dare to see the world differently. Discover a navigation scheme for the Russian state library, drone shadow handbooks, hacked musical instruments and a heartfelt letter to Scotland...

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DepicT! '14 Winners Announced

The winners of DepicT!, our super short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival, are revealed...

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Sci-Fi: to Bristol and Beyond!

Take a giant leap into the world of Sci-Fi with a series of out of this world screenings and events coming to Bristol and beyond. Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, the BFI’s biggest ever themed season of film and television, will, together with O2, present over 1,000 screenings across the UK including a packed programme of events in and around Bristol.

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Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder

This October and November Watershed is taking a giant leap into the world of Sci Fi with a huge season of film, music, events and workshops dedicated to the world's most popular film genre.

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Vote now for your favourite DepicT! ‘14 films

Which of the 20 shortlisted DepicT! films of 90-seconds-or-less will win your vote on depict.org?

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