BIGGER SHED Expanding Watershed:

Posted on Thu 29 Nov 2018

Continuing Watershed’s journey of leadership and stewardship and to meet the increasing demand for what we offer, we are really pleased to be sharing our ambitious vision for physical expansion that will deliver improved environmental sustainability and financial security for years to come.
 BIGGER SHED read more details here:  

Posted on Wed 28 Nov 2018

The planned re-developed building will house four cinemas, five flexible event spaces, the Pervasive Media Studio and new incubation and grow-on Studios, to sustain the growth of new talent and ideas. The building will increase from 4,400 sqm to 6,360 sqm with new work space for 100+ creatives in the four floors above the rear of the existing building. You can read much more about our plans in this article.
 Discussing Disobedience: agency, resistance and reclaiming the self 

Posted on Tue 27 Nov 2018 by Tara Judah

A careful and considered study of ritual and religion, Sebastian Lelio's Disobedience was this year's most personally affecting film for Cinema Producer Tara Judah.
A Celebration of Sorry To Bother You: Part 2 - A Brief History of Political Hip Hop
 A Celebration of Sorry To Bother You: Part 2 - A Brief History of Political Hip Hop

Posted on Mon 26 Nov 2018

In this second special Adam Murray gives a brief introduction to political (or 'conscious') hip hop, inspired by the history and themes of Sorry To Bother You.
#GivingTuesday 2018: A Day for Giving

Posted on Mon 26 Nov 2018

This #GivingTuesday, help us to continue our work with young people to build confidence, learn new skills and have their voices heard, through Rife Magazine (our online platform run by young people for young people). And in return? Get a chance to win a private screening of a film of your choice!
Watershed's Technical team win Cinema Team of the Year!

Posted on Mon 26 Nov 2018

We are proud as punch of our Technical Team who were the recipients of the Cinema Team of the Year award at the Cinema Technology Council Awards held last night in London.
A Celebration of Sorry To Bother You: Part 1 - The Coup
 A Celebration of Sorry To Bother You: Part 1 - The Coup

Posted on Fri 23 Nov 2018

In this radio special Adam Murray (Come The Revolution/Ujima Radio) introduces us to the music of director Boots Riley's band The Coup
 Against the Odds: building Palestine's film industry under occupation 

Posted on Thu 22 Nov 2018 by Aphra Evans

Modern-day Palestine is scarcely a place where you would expect to find a burgeoning film industry and yet, somehow, despite the occupation, politics, and resulting lack of resources, Palestinian film is blossoming, journalist and filmmaker Aphra Evans writes.
 Beyond innovation: understanding Artists as leaders 

Posted on Tue 13 Nov 2018 by Clare Reddington

A short provocation on Artists as Leaders, the difference between innovation and invention and the danger of constraining the latter with the metrics of the former, given at Beyond Conference to launch AHRC's Clusters investments.
From Watershed to Peterloo: Future Producers alumni is Assistant Director

Posted on Thu 8 Nov 2018

Zoe Alker, one of Watershed's Future Producers alumni, worked alongside Mike Leigh, a director at the pinnacle of his powers, on his latest feature Peterloo. We caught up with her to find out more about her amazing experience - of how a young filmmaker landed a job with her hero.