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Opportunities to play with your energy field this summer....

Thu 19 Jul, 2012

If you missed danceroom Spectroscopy (dS), one of the biggest hits at our 30th birthday celebrations, there are two more opportunities to experience this interactive art installation and use your energy to control its images and sound: at the Bristol Harbour Festival this weekend or in Weymouth later in August.

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Mail, Maps and Motion at See No Evil 2012

Fri 13 Jul, 2012

Watershed’s visua­­­l spectacular, ‘Mails, Maps and Motion’ starts See No Evil’s weekend programme in style. On the evening of Fri 17 Aug, Bristol’s iconic Passenger Shed will be transformed with a host of one-off commissions and collaborations which blend cutting edge music and film.

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New REACT support announced

Wed 11 Jul, 2012

We are pleased to announce two new funding opportunities and two future themes for REACT Sandboxes:

Project & Pump Priming Funding Opportunities

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PUSH ME in The Space: Unlimited films are live

Mon 9 Jul, 2012

The PUSH ME films are now released into The Space, this summer’s go-to destination to discover the UK’s incredibly rich and vibrant arts and culture scene.

Epic in scale and substance each film is packed into just 90 seconds: watch them to find out how the artists are pushing themselves and see how what they are creating is pushing others.

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Getting Cinematic in Castle Park

Fri 6 Jul, 2012

This week the City Strata project took to the green, green grass of Castle Park in Bristol to test the Cinemapping app with some Year 10 students from Fairfield High School. Therein lies the first lesson; when testing be brave and test with your scariest users. The students were entirely unfamiliar with the app, with how to test and were, well teenagers. Charlotte Crofts rose to the challenge brilliantly, briefed them on the app and, with a little reassurance about normal response levels, sent them on their way.

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Watershed welcomes producers of the future

Tue 3 Jul, 2012

Watershed’s development programme for 18-25 year olds, the Future Producers, kicked off last week. The group will be working with us here until December, learning about the skills needed to programme an arts venue like Watershed.  

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Fast track your film career with FilmWorks

Tue 3 Jul, 2012

Are you an emerging producer or director in the English regions looking to develop a short or feature film project? FilmWorks, a networked professional development scheme managed by Watershed, is a priceless opportunity to get the skills, contacts, and knowledge required to raise your profile, and fast track your project, to a national - and international - level.

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Bristol welcomes the Kenyan Olympic Team

Mon 2 Jul, 2012

Travelling all the way from East Africa to the South West of England the Kenyan Olympic team are landing in Bristol this week as they make their final preparations for the Olympic Games.

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The Summer Menu has arrived!

Thu 14 Jun, 2012

We don't want to jinx anything, but it seems like Summer has finally arrived after weeks of relentless rain. Our Executive Chef Oliver Pratt and his team are waving goodbye to the dreary weather and saluting the glories of the sun with a new Summer menu stuffed full of fresh, light, summery seasonal treats.

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RELAYS at Watershed: Power, Politics and Play

Tue 12 Jun, 2012

It's nearly July and here at Watershed we are reaching the climax of four years of RELAYS activities and the start of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. To mark these momentous times we are presenting a celebration and reflection on sport, culture and cinema throughout the whole of July.

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Proud to be Made in Bristol

Mon 11 Jun, 2012

We turned 30 last Thursday and celebrated in true Bristol fashion, throwing open our doors and sharing films, food, art, music and magic with our lovely customers - all for free.

Like all birthday hosts, we were a little nervous that the Jubilee weekend, half term and the dreary weather might prevent people from coming but goodness, were we wrong...

danceroom Spectroscopy

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