You can forget what you thought you knew about puppets, Bristol Festival of Puppetry is returning to the city between Fri 1- Sun 10 Sept to start conversations with audiences – showing how iPads can become hand puppets, film and animation can be a form of puppetry, and that puppets, just like humans, come in all shapes and sizes, with different abilities.
Our current Artists in Residence Aidan Moesby and David Lisser have been busily working up their projects at Pervasive Media Studio. With research spanning the creative repurposing of weather-sensing equipment to industrial cannibalism, let’s take a closer look at what they’re up to and how you can get involved…
We are thrilled to introduce the 15 incredible people who will be joining us on Watershed’s new global talent development programme Creative Producers International.
We currently have an Open Call for Watershed’s 2017 Residencies and thought it would be helpful to tell you a bit about some of our past residents and what they are doing now...
Watershed receives continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022
We’re getting excited as there is only one week left until this year’s submission deadline (Mon 3 July) for DepicT!
Watershed have teamed up with virtual reality pioneer Catherine Allen to produce a season of immersive experiences in VR this June (Wed 14 – Sat 17 June) - the first of its kind for a UK independent cinema and arts venue.
With the Mon 3 July deadline for entries to this year’s DepicT! – Watershed’s super short film competition – beginning to loom on the cinematic horizon, we took some time out to catch up with Croatian director Petra Balekic, one of last year’s DepicT! winners, to get her insights into what it takes to be successful DepicT! filmmaker.
Watershed is delighted to announce the appointment of Miriam Randall as its first ever Executive Director. Miriam will join the Watershed team in August bringing invaluable expertise gained in her role of Executive Director of Lighthouse in Brighton, where she has been based for the past ten years.