Thu 30 Jul, 2015
Hot on the heels of the thrilling climax of the Tour de France and spectacular win for Chris Froome, plus Bradley Wiggins’ new World Hour Record, Watershed proudly presents the return of Cyclescreen, Bristol’s very own dedicated bike film festival from Thu 20 – Sun 23 Aug.
Thu 30 Jul, 2015
We are delighted to congratulate Pervasive Media Studio resident Laura Kriefman on being awarded a huge new £30,000 award to bring synchronised dancing cranes to London.
Wed 15 Jul, 2015
No Boundaries 2015, the annual conference exploring the role of arts and culture in contemporary society, happening at Watershed and partner venue HOME in Manchester, is delighted to announce their second wave of contributors for the industry’s annual conference.
Thu 9 Jul, 2015
On Friday 3 July we introduced a brand new young peoples ticket - anyone aged 24 or under can see any film at Watershed, at any time, on any day, for just £4.50 – and we are delighted that the number of young people who came to see brilliant world cinema for less than a fiver over the weekend nearly doubled.
Tue 7 Jul, 2015
It's been exactly a year since Rife Magazine went live with one mission – to be a mouthpiece for the young people of Bristol and create a magazine that was everything young people are – funny, passionate, curious, interested, contentious, silly, edgy, slightly off-key – and by golly, they've worked hard to do this. How far has Rife come? Happy birthday, Rife Magazine.
Wed 1 Jul, 2015
We held our first annual donor Thank You event on Tue 30 June, where our donors were given a deeper insight into Watershed and the opportunity to learn more about the impact of their support. They met Watershed staff, artists in residence and some of the young people we work with.
Mon 22 Jun, 2015
Each year, we challenge filmmakers from around the world to create an original and imaginative super short film of 90 seconds or under for our unique filmmaking competition, DepicT!. Last year's competition was dominated by UK filmmaker Daniel Chisholm, who we caught up with to hear about what he's been up to after his big win, nine months on.
Wed 10 Jun, 2015
Leave to Remain’s producer Kate Cook, who grew up in Nailsea, is returning to Bristol on Sun 21 June to screen her film as part of national Refugee Week, which helps celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK. Kate will be here for a Q+A, so you can ask about her own journey to becoming a top class independent film producer.
Mon 8 Jun, 2015
We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2015 international Playable City Award, Urbanimals, created by the Laboratory for Architectural Experiments, LAX, based in Poland.