Fourth international Playable City Award Shortlist Revealed

Posted on Thu 22 Sept 2016

From emotionally responsive signposts to mischievous footprints, the Playable City Award’s eight shortlisted projects place journeys at the heart of the future city. Now open for your comments.
Open Sourcing our Approach to Creative R&D

Posted on Thu 22 Sept 2016

Today we are sharing two pieces of work, a guide to running a Watershed Sandbox and the REACT Report which distills the learning from our collaboration with five Universities over the past four years.
‘A small film with a big heart’ – Esther May Campbell’s first feature opens at Watershed

Posted on Tue 20 Sept 2016

Light Years opens at Watershed with a special preview screening at Encounters Short Film Festival and is the first feature from Bristol-based Esther May Campbell, starring singer-songwriter Beth Orton. A lyrical drama about family relationships wilting in the late summer heat, Light Years is Beth Orton’s big screen acting debut.
New Talent Residencies

Posted on Tue 6 Sept 2016

Playable prints, curious playgrounds and a treasure hunt of Britain's steel towns... these are the brilliant ideas from the recipients of Watershed's New Talent Residencies. We thought we’d find out how they are getting on so far…
DepicT! '16 Shortlist is live!

Posted on Fri 2 Sept 2016

With this year’s DepicT! film entries numbering a record breaking 700 films from 63 different countries, we had an especially exciting and diverse pool of mini movies to whittle down to our shortlist of just fifteen films: the shortlist is now live on and awaiting your votes and comments.
Unfixed 2.0 - Challenging Perceptions of Disability

Posted on Thu 1 Sept 2016

Unfixed is a creative research project bringing together UK and Australian disabled artists to explore notions of the 'fixed' and 'unfixed' body through the lens of art and technology. If disabled people are able to access ways of being in the world that the ‘able-bodied’ are not, who exactly is disabled?