Announcing an open call for our 2017 Residencies

Thu 27 Apr, 2017

We are delighted to announce an open call for our 2017 Residencies. Here at Watershed we are passionate about supporting brilliant people working at the intersection of culture, creativity and technology, and our residency programme is built on these solid foundations.

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Cinema Rediscovered returns

Thu 27 Apr, 2017

Cinema Rediscovered returns to Watershed for the second year, bringing the finest digital restorations, some contemporary classics and film print rarities and putting them back where they belong, on the big screen.

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Watershed Cider Festival

Wed 26 Apr, 2017

Summer is coming and to help get you in the mood we're celebrating that most wonderful of summer drinks – the humble cider.

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Watershed and UWE launch two new MA courses

Wed 29 Mar, 2017

Watershed has joined forces with UWE Bristol to offer a two new MA courses – one in Creative Producing - inspired by the work of the Pervasive Media Studio, and one in Contemporary Film Culture, both starting in September 2017.

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Filmic 17: Music for the film in your head

Mon 27 Mar, 2017

Filmic is our annual look at the creative connections across film and music, hosted in partnership with Colston Hall and St George's Bristol. Throughout April we present a season of films scored by female composers, including Mica Levi's latest film score for Jackie.

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What Will You DepicT! ? 2017 submissions now open...

Wed 22 Feb, 2017

DepicT!, our ultra-short film competition that asks filmmakers from around the world to create an original short film under 90 seconds long, is back and we’re looking for your mini-masterpieces to be in with a chance of being selected for this year’s shortlist.

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Announcing Artful Innovation - our new business development programme

Tue 14 Feb, 2017

Storytelling chocolate, new musical instruments, robotic art, social design and futures consulting, meet the companies participating in Artful Innovation™, Watershed’s new business development programme.

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Talking about my generation… Announcing 20 Stories From Britain's Youth

Mon 6 Feb, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that award-winning Bristol-based author Nikesh Shukla is collaborating with Watershed’s team of young journalists behind Rife Magazine on their very own book! And now we need your help to get this brilliant idea off the ground…

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Response to Bristol City Council budget

Thu 12 Jan, 2017

The Mayor and his Cabinet are having to make very difficult decisions to address budget cuts which are affecting local authorities across the country. Bristol is a vibrant city and we are committed to working with the Mayor to make Bristol both successful and inclusive.

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Watershed Top 10 Sellers of 2016

Fri 6 Jan, 2017

2016 is over, and 2017 is here. As we start a new year, here’s a quick run down of our top sellers, and what the year in film at Watershed looked like…

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Bristol has the highest concentration of Beasts (of Balance) in the world

Wed 7 Dec, 2016

An exciting new kind of digital and physical game, developed in Bristol with help from Watershed, Bath university researchers and a group of local 8-12 year olds, has hit the shelves of John Lewis and Harrods in time for Christmas!

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