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Building a Martian House

 Building a Martian House

Posted on Thu 5 March 2020

Watershed/MAYK 2020 Winter Residency artists Ella Good and Nicki Kent on their project to Build a Martian House.

Cinema Rediscovered 2020 Early Bird Passes Now on Sale

Posted on Wed 4 March 2020

Cinema Rediscovered is back for an expanded five days for its 5th edition taking place in and around Bristol from Wed 22 - Sun 26 July 2020. Join us for the finest digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back where they belong - on the big screen.

Submissions are now open for Depict ’20

Posted on Wed 4 March 2020

Submissions are now open for Depict ’20 – Watershed’s ultra-short film competition part of Encounters Film Festival committed to uncovering emerging filmmaking talent since 1998. We’re calling for creatives from around the world to submit their shorts of 90 seconds or under to be considered for this year’s shortlist and awards.

 Thought In Action: Parasite 

Posted on Tue 3 March 2020

In the fifth instalment of Thought in Action, we are welcomed with the expertise of Dr. JongMi Kim (Media and Cultural Theology, Coventry University), Dr. Maria Rousso (Philosophy, San Raffaele University, Milan), Dr. Bola Adediran (UWE Politics, chair) and Katie Preece (Philosophy UWE student) on the themes raised in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite. UWE BA Philosophy student Georgia Harrison explores the various avenues taken to create the masterful portrayal of the destructive effects of Capitalism.

Creative Producers International

Project Ended in March 2020

Creative Producers International gathered together a dynamic network of creative producers from across the world. It aimed to enhance individual practices, raise ambitions and make real change across the world on a city scale.

The nights are getting lighter and brighter…

Posted on Fri 28 Feb 2020

Bristol Light Festival lights up the city – and includes work from Pervasive Media Studio residents
March 2020 Cinema Podcast

 March 2020 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Thu 27 Feb 2020

Coming up in March 2020 there's is plenty to get your eyes and ears into in cinema at Watershed.

 Unseen and Unexpected: Projections 2020 

Posted on Tue 25 Feb 2020 by Thea Berry

After a brief encounter with last year’s stunning ‘Projections’ programme, Watershed’s Cinema Producer, Thea Berry, is delighted to be welcoming back another collection of striking and thought-provoking short artists’ moving image films.

 Pervasive Media Studio Residents Amongst Top 35 XR Installations of 2019 

Posted on Fri 21 Feb 2020

Anagram's The Collider and Duncan Speakman's Only Expansion both featured for pushing the boundaries of interaction, performance and narrative in creative technology.

 Thought in Action: The Lighthouse 

Posted on Mon 17 Feb 2020

In the fourth instalment of Thought in Action, UWE's very own reps of the Philosophy (Katrina Mitcheson), Politics (Henrique Tavares Furtado) and Psychology (Miltos Hadijosif) departments discuss the themes raised in Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse. UWE BA Philosophy student Georgia Harrison shares her experience on this original film which is practically a two-man combative story of madness and loneliness.

 A festival in favour of the collective experience  

Posted on Wed 5 Feb 2020 by Tara Judah

This year's International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) focused on the collective - all the way across the film value chain from filmmaking to audiences. Sitting in darkened rooms with hundreds of other eager cinephiles, I was warmed by the beating heart of what we can create and experience as a collective.