Opportunities

Learn filmmaking skills and more at Watershed

Here you will find a diverse range of opportunities - such as professional development schemes, kids' workshops and screenings, artist residencies, filmmaking competitions and stuff for schools - and information on how to get more involved with us and our partners.

Here you will find a diverse range of opportunities - such as professional development schemes, artist residencies, filmmaking competitions and talent development opportunities.

We are always open to new ideas and collaborations so do get in touch with us if you are interested in finding out more. We work with a wide variety of people to coordinate a diverse range of projects that enable audiences to discover, connect and be creative at Watershed.

Creative Producers International is a new worldwide talent development programme, designed to provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the tools they need to take leadership over the future of their cities. It will extend the ethos of our Playable City programme which has demonstrated the values of play and unexpected interaction in cities across five continents.

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The newly created Smart Oxford Playable City Commission is now open for submissions. This brand new Playable City commission puts people and play at the heart of the city of Oxford, responding to the theme of 'Shared City'.

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Returning for its second edition Cinema Rediscovered is an international archive film event that celebrates great films back on the big screen, giving audiences an opportunity to discover - or indeed re-discover - new digital restorations, film print rarities of early cinema, and contemporary classics. We're looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help assist with the running of festival operations.

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At Watershed we are passionate about supporting brilliant people working at the intersection of culture, creativity and technology. This is the foundation on which we have built our residency programme, and we are delighted to announce this year’s open call for applications.

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Aspiring young content creators and journalists of Bristol, Rife magazine wants your stories. Send Rife your ideas blogs, articles, videos, pictures and opinions.

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Aged 18-25? Want to work in the creative industries? Apply for our talent development programme Future Producers, which gives you the skills and experience you need to become a producer of arts and cultural events. Applications will open later on this year.

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Creatives from around the world are invited to propose distinctive ideas that put people and play at the heart of the Future City.

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Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio is a vibrant network of artists, creative companies, technologists and researchers. You can apply to join the Studio at any time.

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