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Watershed showcases young film talent with help from Bristol schools

Wed 2 Nov, 2011

Watershed is delighted to announce that 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.

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We are recruiting...

Fri 28 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 http://www.watershed.co.uk/ished/get-involved/opportunities/2011-11-11/r...

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Pervasive Media Studio moves into Watershed

Thu 27 Oct, 2011

The 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.

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Joan of Arc reaches New York

Tue 25 Oct, 2011

We are thrilled that The Passion of Joan of Arc is being performed at the 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.

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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 http://www.watershed.co.uk/ished/get-involved/opportunities/2011-11-11/r...

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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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