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Thu 6 Mar, 2014
March is Women's History Month and to celebrate Watershed is working in partnership with many local and international talents to bring you a fantastic programme of events that showcase women working tirelessly - both across history and into the future - to change the status quo.
Mon 3 Mar, 2014
We are thrilled to welcome the very talented musician and composer Mica Levi of Micachu & The Shapes to Watershed on Fri 14 March. She will be here for the opening of Under the Skin - the new Jonathan Glazer film that she wrote the eerie score for. This promises to be an unusual, out of this world evening of experimental music.
Fri 28 Feb, 2014
Bristol's Filmic presents another great line up for a three-month mash-up of film, music, talks and special live events. A unique joint venture between St George's Bristol and Watershed, Filmic is a different kind of film and music festival, dedicated to pursuing the notion of 'the filmic', whether connected to an actual film or in a musician’s head.
Thu 27 Feb, 2014
Our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove reflects on the recent Rotterdam and Berlin Film Festivals and the sheer volume of films being produced in this digital age. He also looks at the role of curators, people whose choices provide a critical (in both senses of the word) pathway through contemporary film culture...
Tue 18 Feb, 2014
A brilliant, diverse group of twenty of Bristol’s best and brightest online talent have descended on Watershed this February half term in a flurry of energy, creativity, collaboration and, yes, fake moustaches, to help shape a ground-breaking online platform for Bristol youth.
Mon 10 Feb, 2014
We are delighted to announce that the call for submissions for the Playable City Award 2014 is now open. Artists and creatives from around the world are invited to propose new ideas that will challenge the screen-based clichés of a smart city, and respond instead to cities as playable, open spaces.
Wed 5 Feb, 2014
For film professionals around the world February means one thing: Berlin. Our Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove, Programme Producer Maddy Probst and new addition to the team Tiffany Holmes have arrived at the festival and are pouring over the massive lineup of more than 400 films.
Tue 4 Feb, 2014
A darkly romantic comedy set in Bristol opens at Watershed on Valentine's Day after local filmmakers raised enough cash for nationwide distribution through crowdfunding via Kickstarter. Based on a novel by Bristol writer Matt Thorne, the film is a black comedy about a man whose life is so awful he moves into the call centre where he works. Join us on Fri 14 Feb when the Director and members of the cast and crew will be here for a special Q&A.
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