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Making Mail, Maps and Motion

Tue 21 Aug, 2012

See No Evil went off with a bang last weekend with Mail, Maps and Motion, a large-scale night of music, film and projections curated by Watershed's Clare Reddington (Director, iShed and the Pervasive Media Studio) and Mark Cosgrove (Head of Programme). When all 2,500 of the audience had filed away, the equipment was packed up and the Passenger Shed was restored to full working car park status, Clare sat down to reflect on an incredible night.....

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DepicT! 2012 Judges Announced

Thu 16 Aug, 2012

We are delighted to announce the stellar judging panel for DepicT! – Watershed's super short film competition as part of Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival.

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Roll up, roll up! Creative Cinema summer school: Flea to the Circus

Tue 7 Aug, 2012

This Summer we are super-excited to be joining forces with Bristol's newest venue Big Top@Creative Common for a unique creative summer school that will encourage kids to explore the world behind the cinema screen.

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Five from Hitchcock - the Master of Suspense

Tue 31 Jul, 2012

“Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”
Alfred Hitchcock

The BFI has preserved, promoted and championed Hitchcock's early films, including nine from the silent era and is presenting a major celebration of the most influential and iconic British film director of all time.

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Collaborating with 'thinking' machines and Sonic Graffiti

Thu 26 Jul, 2012

These are the two ideas that will be explored through Watershed's Studio Residencies 2012 commissions: Collaborating with Artificial Intelligence and Sonic Graffiti.

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Young South West citizen journalists report live from the Olympic sailing events

Wed 25 Jul, 2012

This weekend, RELAYS at Watershed have organised the experience of a lifetime for a team of young people from Colleges and Universities across the South West: they will be at the heart of the action at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Sailing events in Weymouth, reporting live as part of their Citizen Journalism project.

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Sprinting to success?

Mon 23 Jul, 2012

All eyes are on the UK as the country prepares for the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games this Friday. Our athletes are under immense pressure to succeed: what exactly does it take to perform at gold medal level, and how do they cope with the huge stress? Find out how some of our hottest young sprinters feel in this Q&A we've just published on DShed with the Director and Producer of Personal Best, a portrait of what it takes to succeed and progress in athletics.

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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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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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