Pervasive Media Studio at Bordeaux's Digital Week

Posted on Thu 12 April 2012

Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio was invited to take part in this year’s Bordeaux Digital Week (Semaine Digitale), France’s foremost creative technology festival, exploring the very latest in digital experiences.
Watershed is part of The Space with 12 Unlimited Artists

Posted on Tue 10 April 2012

PUSH ME, a collaboration led by Watershed, is one of the 53 digital arts projects commissioned by Arts Council England and BBC for The Space.
This Easter do you have junior chocolatiers - or amateur Aardman animators?

Posted on Tue 3 April 2012

Getting lost under the debris of Easter egg packaging and sitting in front of the television is not an option this Easter break here at Watershed: we've been cooking up some ace free workshops for kids and fun films for families to enjoy. The hardest thing you'll have to do is decide whether your young ones will be junior chocolatiers - or amateur Aardman animators.
Thriving in a sandbox

Posted on Mon 2 April 2012

We have just kicked off the first Heritage Sandbox meeting, which is pretty exciting, hearing about the project's plans for the next three months. As part of the introduction, I shared what I thought the manifesto for a flourishing sandbox project might be:
Dreyer: the lost and found filmmaker

Posted on Thu 29 March 2012

Most filmmakers are lucky to have even one film in a career be considered a masterpiece. Carl Theodor Dreyer has made several, and is consistently ranked alongside the likes of Bresson, Ozu and Renoir as one of the cinema greats. How is it, then, that Dreyer and his films have escaped the public consciousness, why are they important, and is his influence still alive?
Heritage Sandbox: from Georgian Gardens to future cemeteries

Posted on Mon 26 March 2012

Six projects have been commissioned out of the South West to unlock histories, hauntings and happenings in all kinds of UK heritage attractions, unraveling rich experiences through the use of cutting edge technologies.
Heritage Sandbox announced

Posted on Mon 26 March 2012

REACT is today pleased to announce the recipients of Heritage Sandbox. The six projects unlock histories, hauntings and happenings in all kinds of UK heritage attractions, unraveling rich accessible experiences through the use of cutting edge technologies.
Commissions announced

Posted on Mon 26 March 2012

We are really pleased that today we can finally announce the recipients of Heritage Sandbox. The six projects unlock histories, hauntings and happenings in all kinds of UK heritage attractions, unraveling rich accessible experiences through the use of cutting edge technologies.
'It begins with the audience'

Posted on Tue 20 March 2012

‘A Future for British Film - it begins with the audience’ is the new Film Policy Review report published earlier this year by Dept for Culture Media and Sport.‘What has this to do with Watershed?’ you may ask. The short answer is everything.Our Managing Director Dick Penny elaborates:Cinema can be so much more than entertainment.
Mentoring young people, the green economy - and a new menu

Posted on Mon 19 March 2012

Last week Oliver Pratt, our Executive Chef, was invited to be a mentor as part of Your Green Future, a range of talks, workshops and exhibitors designed to engage young people with opportunities in the green economy. Local school children were challenged to create a sustainable ready meal or an environmentally friendly fashion item, and Oliver was one of the group of professionals - which included the founder of one-pot-meal company Stewed!, the head of the Better Food Company, and a Fairtrade Ambassador - who were on hand throughout the workshops to offer their advice.