Seth Honnor is working from Exeter University to help people across the region develop their ideas to submit them to Sandbox. All the REACT team are experiencing a need for researchers to think more about the potential audience/demand for their ideas, so Seth has written up a series of useful prompts for academics thinking of applying:What is the knowledge you want to transfer?
DepicT! Showcase in the afternoon, filmmakers and guests gathered on the evening of Sat 19 Nov for the 17th Bristol Encounters International Film Festival Awards Ceremony hosted by Peter Carlton to learn who'd scooped this year's DepicT! competition prizes.Out of a dizzying 500 films from 30 countries, 14 tiny films were shortlisted for their distinctive, imaginative and engaging qualities.
Lover's Rock Party in the Café/Bar with live music and some very special guests.
BFI, the national body responsible for film policy and activity in the UK, invited members (members of the NFT or Sight & Sound Magazine subscribers) to nominate themselves to sit on their Board of Governors.When two colleagues in the film world got in touch with our Head of Programme Mark Cosgrove enquiring whether he was going to apply or not, he gave the application a look – and thanks to their prompting and his own passionate supporting statement he has been accepted as one of the four prospective candidates.
Electric December returns this year from Thu 1 Dec, ready to make December just that little bit more joyous, with an outstanding online showcase of 24 short films from across Europe - one for each day of advent at electricdecember.org.
Pervasive Media Studio is Watershed’s city-centre research space that brings together a network of over 100 artists, technologists and academics to explore the future of mobile and wireless media. Since opening in 2008, it has been situated in nearby Anchor Square.
White Light Festival in New York this weekend (Sat 29 Oct). This collaborative project, developed in Bristol by musicians Adrian Utley (Portishead) and Will Gregory (Goldfrapp) working with inspiration from Watershed, is a new live performance to the classic film (directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer in 1928) long regarded as a towering masterpiece of cinema.