News

Creative Producers International: Meet Our Global Cohort

Wed 12 Jul, 2017

We are thrilled to introduce the 15 incredible people who will be joining us on Watershed’s new global talent development programme Creative Producers International.

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Smart Oxford Playable City® Shortlist announced

Mon 10 Jul, 2017

Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to announce the shortlist for the very first Smart Oxford Playable City Commission 2017 - revealing six innovative projects placing shared experience at the heart of the future city.

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Watershed's 2017 Residencies: Why you should apply...

Wed 28 Jun, 2017

We currently have an Open Call for Watershed’s 2017 Residencies and thought it would be helpful to tell you a bit about some of our past residents and what they are doing now...

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Watershed receives continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

Tue 27 Jun, 2017

Watershed receives continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

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2016 Winner Lee Charlish Tells Us About His DepicT! Journey

Mon 26 Jun, 2017

We’re getting excited as there is only one week left until this year’s submission deadline (Mon 3 July) for DepicT!

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Watershed introduces Virtual Reality immersive experiences

Mon 5 Jun, 2017

Watershed have teamed up with virtual reality pioneer Catherine Allen to produce a season of immersive experiences in VR this June (Wed 14 – Sat 17 June) - the first of its kind for a UK independent cinema and arts venue.

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An Interview with DepicT! '16 Winner Petra Balekic

Mon 5 Jun, 2017

With the Mon 3 July deadline for entries to this year’s DepicT! – Watershed’s super short film competition – beginning to loom on the cinematic horizon, we took some time out to catch up with Croatian director Petra Balekic, one of last year’s DepicT! winners, to get her insights into what it takes to be successful DepicT! filmmaker.

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Watershed appoints a new Executive Director

Tue 30 May, 2017

Watershed is delighted to announce the appointment of Miriam Randall as its first ever Executive Director. Miriam will join the Watershed team in August bringing invaluable expertise gained in her role of Executive Director of Lighthouse in Brighton, where she has been based for the past ten years.

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'Inviting everybody to dance...'

Wed 17 May, 2017

We want to ensure that we are as inclusive, welcoming and accessible as we can be for everyone. We know the best way to achieve this is to work with our partners, customers and audiences to learn and develop our skills and understanding of what we need to do to meet your needs.

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The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut - film launched

Thu 11 May, 2017

We are delighted to share a short film documenting the work developed by Edson Burton, during his recent Artist Residency at Pervasive Media Studio.

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Introducing our newest Artist in Residence

Wed 10 May, 2017

We’re super pleased to introduce our newest Artist in Residence David Lisser. David has joined the communities at Pervasive Media Studio and At Bristol for the next few months to develop Meal Plans, a new project that will imagine the future of food as if it was history.

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