Vote now for your favourite DepicT! ‘14 films

Posted on Thu 28 Aug 2014

We're thrilled to announce this year's shortlist for DepicT!, Watershed's annual short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival (Tue 16 - Sun 21 Sept). 
Unleash your shadow with Shadowing

Posted on Wed 27 Aug 2014

We are very excited to announce that at dusk on Thu 11 Sept Shadowing, Watershed’s second Playable City Award, will be unveiled. When the sun goes down in Bristol, Shadowing, the winning submission from design duo Jonathan Chomko and Matthew Rosier (from New York and Treviso respectively) will appear as magical shadows beneath some of the city’s street lights revealing traces of those who walked before.
Encounters Festival 20/20: Looking back to look forward

Posted on Sat 23 Aug 2014

Marking two decades as the UK’s leading short film and animation festival, Encounters 20th Short Film and Animation Festival will be returning to Watershed from Wed 17 to Sun 21 Sept. This year, the Festival theme is 20/20 Looking Back to Look Forward.
Announcing our new Artists in Residence

Posted on Wed 13 Aug 2014

We are thrilled to announce our new Artists in Residence. Our Studio Artists Residency has been awarded to Run To Draw, a collaboration between illustrator Amelia Johnstone and product designer Peter Hathaway. We have also awarded a Micro-residency to performance artist Tom Marshman.