Woman and Man Portrait pose

Notorious starring Ingrid Bergman and Cary Grant 

Cinema Rediscovered 2019 - Programme Announced

Posted on Wed 29 May, 2019

We are delighted to announce the programme details of the 4th edition of Cinema Rediscovered (25 - 28 July 2019) which explores the invention, innovation and mystery of cinema; diving deep into the legacy of revered filmmakers as well as shining a spotlight on lesser known cinematic voices.

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What makes a creative business grow?

mapping exercise - pink post it notes
Posted on Thu 23 May 2019
Ways of Working: Creative Business Journeys is an interactive exhibition at KWMC from 7 June which explores the fundamental concepts of creativity, sustainability and community, asking what allows a creative business to grow?

Update on our expansion plans...

Exterior of Watershed building
Posted on Thu 9 May 2019
We thought you would like to know that we have now submitted a planning application for the creation of Cinema 4 and a supporting catering offer, in the ground floor unit next to our main entrance.

Did you know it's Deaf Awareness Week?

Deaf Conversations About Cinema event in the cafe/bar
Posted on Tue 7 May 2019
It's Deaf Awareness Week (Mon 6 - Sun 12 May) - help us to raise awareness with some films we've made (and try signing your drinks order in the Café/Bar for a little discount!)
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.

Posted on Wed 6 Feb 2019

Bristol’s annual film-meets-music celebration returns through March and April for a mix of screenings, concerts, special events and after-shows across the city, programmed collaboratively by Watershed, Colston Hall and St George’s, Bristol.
Watershed’s Top 10 Sellers of 2018

Posted on Wed 9 Jan 2019

Farewell 2018, hello 2019. As we embark on a new year, we take a look back at the past year and share our top sellers of 2018 in film at Watershed.
BIGGER SHED Expanding Watershed:

Posted on Thu 29 Nov 2018

Continuing Watershed’s journey of leadership and stewardship and to meet the increasing demand for what we offer, we are really pleased to be sharing our ambitious vision for physical expansion that will deliver improved environmental sustainability and financial security for years to come.