Depict 2018 - Can you do it in 90 seconds?

Posted on Thu 1 March 2018

Submissions are now open for Depict 2018 – 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.
Playable City Award Commission launches during Layered Realities 5G weekend

Posted on Wed 28 Feb 2018

We are delighted to unveil Stop, Smile, Stroll – the winning commission of the 2016 international Playable City Award, created by UK based design and technology consultancy Hirsch & Mann, which will transform the everyday pedestrian crossing experience into a 30-second party.
Can we talk about the toilets please?

Posted on Tue 27 Feb 2018

Here at Watershed it’s important that our building and organisation is accessible to all the communities who use us – and a big part of that access is the toilets – particularly the provision of gender-neutral toilets.
Bristol hosts UK's first public trials on new 5G testbed

Posted on Thu 22 Feb 2018

Over one weekend in March Smart Internet Lab at the University of Bristol and Watershed invite audiences to experience the extraordinary possibilities of 5G, the next generation of smart internet connectivity.
Catching up with our Artists in Residence

Posted on Thu 15 Feb 2018

We’ve been genuinely struck by the creative ideas of our artists in residence over the past year. With themes of climate change, communication, Brexit, identity, food futures and LGBTQ histories, research has spanned many concerns. Hosted within the Pervasive Media Studio, the artists have pushed themselves and their practice. So what have they been up to?
Watershed's Clare Reddington Shortlisted for a WOW - Women in Creative Industries Award

Posted on Tue 6 Feb 2018

Clare Reddington, Watershed’s Creative Director, has been nominated for a WOW - Women in Creative Industries Award 2018, alongside fellow nominees such as Imogen Heap and FKA Twigs, for her contribution to Bristol’s culture.
Coming soon... Layered Realities Weekend - a 5G showcase

Posted on Mon 29 Jan 2018

Exploring what difference 5G might make to culture, society and the economy
Watershed extends partnership with BFI Film Audience Network

Posted on Wed 24 Jan 2018

We are delighted to announce that Watershed is extending its partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI) in a new four year plan to extend choice for experiencing films and to create opportunities for talent across the South West, including Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Help celebrate 10 years of the Pervasive Media Studio

Posted on Wed 17 Jan 2018

Please join us on Sat 17 Feb to help celebrate ten years of the Pervasive Media Studio.
Watershed's Top 10 Sellers of 2017

Posted on Thu 11 Jan 2018

We look back over this years top 10 sellers with much adoration and look forward to a brilliant 2018 year of film!