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.
Introducing the Fellows of SWCTN

Posted on Thu 18 Oct 2018

We are delighted to announce 27 new Fellows who join us as part of the South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN), a £6.5 million project to expand the use of creative technologies.
Afrika Eye returns with an explosion of creativity

Posted on Wed 17 Oct 2018

Afrika Eye - the South West’s biggest celebration of African arts, cinema and culture – returns this November with an expanded edition around its perennially popular weekend here at Watershed with extra events - including a feast for Nelson Mandela, high energy dance class and a film screening aboard a Bristol Harbour ferry.
Reclaiming the Witch at Watershed

Posted on Mon 15 Oct 2018

The witching hour is almost upon us! This November we welcome a season of films and talks that examine and celebrate the witch on screen. From well-known classics, forgotten favourites and new discoveries, we delve into the psyche and stereotype of one of cinema’s most complex and compelling characters: the witch.
Filmmakers from UK, Italy and Russia shared the glory in this year’s Depict

Posted on Fri 5 Oct 2018

Filmmakers from UK, Italy and Russia shared the glory in this year’s Depict – Watershed’s 90 second filmmaking competition – at the recent Encounters Short Film Festival from a shortlist selected from over 500 entries from 59 different countries.