Soil Futures, Spring Residencies Showcase
Please note: This event took place in July 2021
Event
Join us for a free and in-person Artists showcase event to experience the work in progress created by Watershed’s Spring Artists in Residence – Katy Connor and Lukus Robbins
Am I A Bad Kid?
Length: 4m 30s
BFI Film Academy Bristol
Jay explores the lack of support that the school system provides for excluded kids and young people with diverse needs, and how being labelled as a 'bad kid' has damaging effects for a young person's development.
My Sister and ADHD
Length: 5m 46s
BFI Film Academy Bristol
Sisters Emily and Isabel were close growing up, then Isabel got diagnosed with ADHD. This short documentary takes a look at how ADHD affects their relationship, as they navigate the changes of growing up together.
This Hair is Beautiful
Length: 5m 14s
BFI Film Academy Bristol
A group of young people of colour to talk about the ways in which hair is intertwined with identity and how they have come to love and celebrate their hair texture.
Photo of a group of adults with their hands on top of each other in the middle of a circle
A global talent development programme led by Watershed
Creative Producers International gathered together a dynamic network of creative producers from across the world. It aimed to enhance individual practices, raise ambitions and make real change across the world on a city scale.
Network for Creative Enterprise
Length: 13m 11s
What we do
A partnership which offered business support for creative individuals and small companies to develop a creative idea into an economically sustainable business.
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Our work
A five-year programme connecting the worlds of university research and creative business to develop a shared vision for tomorrow’s creative industries.
Cinema Rediscovered 2019
Thu 25 - Sun 28 July 2019
Join us for the fourth edition of Cinema Rediscovered – a chance to discover some of the finest new digital restorations, contemporary classics and film print rarities from across the globe where they were meant to be experienced – on the big screen.
Welcome to the Pervasive Media Studio
Length: 3m 30s
Want to be inspired, take a break, and learn more about brilliant projects and people working with creative technology? Maybe you want to know what creative technology even is exactly? Visit the Pervasive Media Studio and find out more!
Layered Reality 5G weekend: an introduction
Length: 2m 18s
A short film introducing the Layered Reality 5G weekend: the first urban testbed for public users.
Photo of transducers workshop with five artists participating around a table.
In conversation with a commissioner, a producer and a venue
MAYK, Unlimited and Watershed worked in partnership in May 2018 to deliver Unlimited Connects, a day-long celebration with Deaf and disabled artists.
Photo of Layered Realities 5G showcase in Millennium Square Bristoltol
The world's first urban 5G testbed for public users
An exploration of the potential of 5G through a series of experimental events - asking artists, researchers and creatives to produce bold new works in public space.
Photo of your people at Bristol Talent Lab
Project Ended in March 2018
A collaboration between Watershed and Bristol City Council to create a platform for young voices in Bristol.
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Project Current activity
We develop young people’s digital skills, voice, confidence, experience and networks so they go into the creative sector and thrive. We want young people’s voices and creativity to be setting the agenda in the sector, driving it forward so it continues to innovate and inspire.
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Project Current activity
The film and television industry in the UK is thriving but a skills shortage and lack of diversity within the sector threaten to undermine it's future. The BFI Film Academy identifies and nurtures young talent to help the sector continue to thrive.
The Last Blues Song of a Lost Afronaut
Length: 5m 34s
An immersive theatre piece, developed as part of our 2016 Artist in Residence programme, in which protagonist Afronaut Femi travels through space in search of life on other planets.
Urbanimals
Creating new civic conversation through play
Playable City puts people and play at the heart of the future city, re-using city infrastructure and re-appropriating smart city technologies to create connections – person to person, person to city.
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Sharing our spaces to support our work
Watershed runs a thriving Event, Conference and Room Hire business with all income generated going to support our programme of cultural cinema, art & technology and work with young people.