Layered Reality 5G weekend: an introduction

A short film introducing the Layered Reality 5G weekend: the first urban testbed for public users.

Playable City showreel

Playable City showreel
Playable City puts people and play at the heart of the future city, re-using city infrastructure and re-appropriating smart city technologies to create connections – person to person, person to city.

The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut

The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut
An immersive theatre piece, developed as part of our 2016 Artist in Residence programme, in which protagonist Afronaut Femi travels through space in search of life on other planets.

Europa Cinema Entrepreneur of the Year

Europa Cinema Entrepreneur of the Year
In November 2010 Watershed, selected from among 1000 cinemas across 500 European cities, was awarded a major international prize by Europa Cinemas naming Watershed as 'Entrepreneur of the Year'.

Podcast

October 2018 Cinema Podcast

October 2018 Cinema Podcast
Watershed's Cinema Podcast for October highlights two films that are trying to make sense of Europe's recent past, but in very different ways.

September 2018 Cinema Podcast

September 2018 Cinema Podcast
Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove and Cinema Producer Tara Judah share their highlights and must see films this September at Watershed.

August 2018 Cinema Podcast

August 2018 Cinema Podcast
August brings an embarrassment of cinematic riches gathered together under the broad headline of seriously playful, or indeed playfully serious, filmmaking.

Talks

Unplayable Cities: Miguel Sicart

Unplayable Cities: Miguel Sicart
Teacher of play, author and academic Miguel Sicart considers what make an unplayable city and proposes an alternative understanding of the role of play in modern urban living.

Daphne: Directors Q&A

Daphne: Directors Q&A
Director Peter Mackie Burns discusses Daphne, his striking drama which follows the life of an early-thirties Londoner who goes off the rails after witnessing a random act of violence.

Philip French Annual Memorial Lecture 2017: Mark Kermode

Philip French Annual Memorial Lecture 2017: Mark Kermode
The Philip French Annual Memorial Lecture sees a key figure in the film world reflect on the qualities film critic French stood for, to examine current developments in film culture and the role of film critics today. 2017's lecture was given by writer and broadcaster Mark Kermode.