Fresh Flix fun for all the family

Fri 21 Oct, 2011

Fresh Flix, presented in partnership with Encounters International Film Festival, is back with a fantastic programme of film, music, masterclasses and slam poetry for young people, children and their families, throughout November at Watershed and Arnolfini.

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We are recruiting...

Tue 18 Oct, 2011

REACT is recruiting two Producers who will play a key role in curating, producing and managing the Sandbox projects, helping to catalyse and support dynamic collaborations between arts and humanities researchers and creative economy partners. For more info visit

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Intellectual Property & Confidentiality at Sandbox events

Fri 14 Oct, 2011

iShed's aim is to facilitate a collaborative and supportive environment in which ideas can be shared and developed with trusted colleagues.

Respect for participants' intellectual property and confidential information is a crucial part of this collaboration and so iShed asks all participants to adhere to the following principles when attending the Heritage Sandbox Events:


The Sandbox Principles

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A Made In Bristol preview of How The World Got Mixed Up + Director's Q&A

Wed 12 Oct, 2011

Watershed is delighted to present this free preview of a Bristol-made documentary on historical attitudes to mixed race relationships on Sat 15 Oct at 15:30.

How The World Got Mixed Up mixes tales of lust and love in Brazil, India and Louisiana, and gross injustice in Germany, Virginia and Cape Town, this feature length documentary (part of BBC Two's Mixed Race Britain Season) explores the historical and contemporary social, sexual and political attitudes to interracial relationships.

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Get ready for Gore! Film4 FrightFest all nighter

Tue 11 Oct, 2011

Watershed welcomes Film4’s FrightFest, the UK’s best horror and fantasy film festival, on Fri 4 Nov, when it brings its critically acclaimed midnight madness to Bristol for the first time ever.

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Heritage Sandbox events

Mon 10 Oct, 2011

The REACT team will be holding briefings across all the partner Universities on the dates below. These are a chance for you to find out more, get inspired and ask questions. Places are free and no booking is required. In addition there will be compulsory ideas labs in December and January for those who wish to apply. Booking details to be announced soon.

Briefing dates:

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DepicT! '11 Shortlist Now Live!

Mon 10 Oct, 2011

DepicT!, Watershed's international competition as part of Encounters International Film Festival, is very proud to announce that the 2011 shortlist of 90-second mini movies are now all available for your viewing pleasure over at

2011 has been a record year: we received more entries than ever before (over 500 from more than 30 countries!). It was hard work whittling it down to 14 of the most distinctive, imaginative and engaging films but we're very proud of the fantastic tiny films.

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Watch See No Evil’s official video “Who’s Lenny?”

Wed 5 Oct, 2011

Following the premiere screening of See No Evil’s official documentary Who’s Lenny? here at Watershed on Mon 3 Oct, the video is now available to watch online. See No Evil shone international light on Bristol during the 18 -20 Aug 2011 and saw over 60 renowned street artists from across the globe transform Nelson Street into the UK’s largest street art installation. Hurricane Media captured the event as it unfolded.

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Attention young people: we want your short films!

Mon 3 Oct, 2011

Are you a young filmmaker, aged 21 or under? Perhaps you’ve been considering picking up a camera and making a film for a while? Maybe you work with young people and can put your heads together to make a short film? Well, good news! Electric December, our online advent calendar and short film competition, is open for submissions – and it’s open to all of Europe.

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'Beef Penang to die for!'

Mon 3 Oct, 2011

Bristol businesses gathered at Watershed to sample our new menu and their feedback shows it went down a storm!

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Name the New Watershed Wheat Beer

Fri 30 Sep, 2011

For quite some time now you’ve been asking us for a local wheat beer. Our answer to this request has always been that whilst we take great pride in our locally sourced menus, and stock lots of local favourites as part of our drinks selection, wheat beer from the South West has so far escaped our hot little hands… until now.

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