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.
#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.
 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.
Introducing our new Winter Residency artists

Posted on Wed 7 Nov 2018

Our Residencies make a real difference to practitioners. We offer a bespoke programme, work space at the Pervasive Media Studio, a network of peers, plus financial, technical and critical support. It is a fantastic opportunity to make work, make connections, build profile and rapidly progress thinking.
Watershed Board of Trustees Report 2018

Published on Tue 6 Nov 2018

Report of Watershed's Board of Trustees and consolidated financial statements – Year ended 31 March 2018. Photo by Paul Blakemore: Dancing Shadows, as part of Layered Realities Weekend, 5G Showcase.
Channel 4 picks Bristol for Creative Hub

Posted on Wed 31 Oct 2018

Bristol is soon to become the home of one of Channel 4’s new Creative Hubs, beating other finalists Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham to land the big prize.
 The lost credit of Margarethe von Trotta 

Posted on Tue 30 Oct 2018 by Tara Judah

Margarethe von Trotta was one of the key figures of the New German Cinema movement, and yet she has constantly been overlooked by the cinematic history books. With four stunning new restorations of her most remarkable films back on the big screen, it's time to celebrate - and credit - this talented and strikingly political filmmaker, Cinema Producer Tara Judah writes.
November 2018 Cinema Podcast
 November 2018 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Tue 30 Oct 2018

November's Cinema podcast highlights just a few of this month's much anticipated new releases and a season of playful reflections on what it means to be a witch in film.