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Music Memory Box in action

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 Mar, 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.

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Immersive documentaries commissioned to research effects of Virtual Reality

Katy and Oscar
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?

head over heels
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

David Bowie sitting in a chair in front of TV screens
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.
#GivingTuesday 2018: A Day for Giving

Posted on Mon 26 Nov 2018

This #GivingTuesday, help us to continue our work with young people to build confidence, learn new skills and have their voices heard, through Rife Magazine (our online platform run by young people for young people). And in return? Get a chance to win a private screening of a film of your choice!
Watershed's Technical team win Cinema Team of the Year!

Posted on Mon 26 Nov 2018

We are proud as punch of our Technical Team who were the recipients of the Cinema Team of the Year award at the Cinema Technology Council Awards held last night in London.
From Watershed to Peterloo: Future Producers alumni is Assistant Director

Posted on Thu 8 Nov 2018

Zoe Alker, one of Watershed's Future Producers alumni, worked alongside Mike Leigh, a director at the pinnacle of his powers, on his latest feature Peterloo. We caught up with her to find out more about her amazing experience - of how a young filmmaker landed a job with her hero.
Introducing our new Winter Residency artists

Posted on Wed 7 Nov 2018

Our Residencies make a real difference to practitioners. We offer a bespoke programme, work space at the Pervasive Media Studio, a network of peers, plus financial, technical and critical support. It is a fantastic opportunity to make work, make connections, build profile and rapidly progress thinking.