Projections: an invitation to abandon expectations and explore new worlds 

Posted on Fri 5 April 2019 by Tara Judah

'Projections' is a collection of stunning short artists' moving image film commissions touring UK cinemas this Spring, and Watershed are thrilled to be showing all four. Each one has been matched to a feature film in our programme and will whisk you away to unusual and otherworldly places, offering visual and aural interventions of a super sensory kind..
 Beyond the Blockbuster: John Williams' Film Scores 

Posted on Thu 4 April 2019 by Sean Wilson

John Williams is well known for his signature Hollywood scores of Hollywood blockbusters, but there's so much more to his musical career in film. An epic talent across many genres, Williams' lesser known body of work is well worth discovery, writes film critic Sean Wilson
 Looking back at Carol Morley's Out of Blue 

Posted on Wed 3 April 2019 by Tara Judah

Carol Morley is a singular British talent whose latest feature film, Out of Blue, reveals a mystery so compelling it spans her entire career. Morley, who is a Cinema Detective of sorts, searches for a new way of looking that might just change the way we understand our own gaze.
April 2019 Cinema Podcast
 April 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Mon 1 April 2019

A selection of highlights from April brings purely enjoyable new films, a beguiling Italian fairy tale and retrospective of Japanese master filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda.
Impact Report 2017/2018

Published on Thu 28 March 2019

Read a mixture of stories and information that clearly demonstrate the difference the collective support of our donors has made and the impact each one of them has personally had on us and our work.
 Simon Amstell on Benjamin: "The feelings are real" 

Posted on Mon 18 March 2019 by Tara Judah

Following a special preview screening of Benjamin, Simon Amstell joined writer and comedian Ellen Waddell on stage at Watershed for a Q&A that had the entire audience in stitches. Examining everything from his process to his deepest fears and how he travelled to Bristol from London (by train), Amstell was earnest and endearing, just like the characters he's brought to life onscreen, Cinema Producer Tara Judah writes.
Music Memory Box - a new tech product which transforms the lives of people living with dementia campaigns to go into production

Posted on Thu 14 March 2019

Pervasive Media Studio resident Chloe Meineck launches a Kickstarter Campaign for Music Memory Box, a beautiful object that uses technology and music to help those with dementia reminisce, reawaken memories, and reconnect with their families.
Immersive documentaries commissioned to research effects of Virtual Reality

Posted on Wed 6 March 2019

We are delighted to announce the commissioning of three new bold and distinctive VR documentary works, in partnership with the University of Bristol, University of Bath and the UWE Bristol.
Can you do it in 90 seconds?

Posted on Wed 6 March 2019

Submissions are now open for Depict '19 - our ultra-short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long. Committed to uncovering emerging filmmaking talent, we’re looking for your mini-masterpieces to be in with a chance of being selected for this year’s shortlist.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019 Early Bird Passes Now on Sale

Posted on Wed 6 March 2019

Cinema Rediscovered returns for a fourth edition between Thu 25 - Sun 28 July 2019, bringing the best digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities back where they belong - on the big screen with support from the BFI awarding funds from The National Lottery.
March 2019 Cinema Podcast
 March 2019 Cinema Podcast

Posted on Thu 28 Feb 2019

March 2019 podcast looks forward to Ray & Liz, Out of the Blue and Border; plus highlights from Filmic – a series of films, concerts and live performances celebrating the creative connections between film and music.