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.
Film Hub South West logo
Developing a thriving and inclusive film sector
Watershed is the regional Hub Lead Organisation for the BFI’s Film Audience Network initiative to develop audiences for a broader range of film. We work with cinemas, film exhibitors and distributors across the South West to promote great British and international independent cinema.
Filmic poster
Talks and interviews recorded as part of our annual Filmic programme, exploring the enduring relationship between music and moving image.
Still from Parasomnia by Steph Dalley
International short film competition
Depict, Watershed’s short filmmaking competition, has been challenging filmmakers since 1998 to make 90-second mini movie masterpieces.
Length: 3m 13s
A regional professional development scheme for filmmakers, developing a network of talent in and around Bristol, Sheffield, and Nottingham.
Length: 4m 7s
BEAM Live was an evening of music and live iPad art which took place at Watershed as part of Filmic.
McLuhan's Message green television graphic/logo
Project Ended in October 2011
Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Canadian academic and thinker, Marshall McLuhan – a season of seminars, special events, and screenings, and a dedicated website containing articles, interviews, films, and resources.
Photo of Marshall McLuhan
Project Ended in October 2011
A collection of panel discussions exploring the relevance of McLuhan's ideas to the modern world as we now know it.
Photo of Bernard Herrmann
Project Ended in June 2011
A series of talks, articles, and interviews celebrating the work of composer Bernard Herrmann, of Psycho, Vertigo and Taxi Driver fame.
Cannes International Film Festival 2011
Length: 4m 22s
Watershed's Head of Programme, Mark Cosgrove, talks his reasons for attending the 64th Cannes International Film Festival.
Project Ended in December 2010
A year-long season of events reflecting on cinema from 2000-09 and the films that began to define a new century of cinema.
Europa Cinema Entrepreneur of the Year
Length: 2m 40s
In November 2010 Watershed, selected from among 1000 cinemas across 500 European cities, was awarded a major international prize by Europa Cinemas naming Watershed as 'Entrepreneur of the Year'.
Still from 'Nenette et Boni'
Project Ended in July 2010
In 2010 Watershed celebrated the work of French director, Claire Denis, with a retrospective marking the release of her feature, 'White Material'.
Cannes Film Festival 2010
Length: 3m 18s
Mark Cosgrove, Watershed's Head of Programme, talks about his trip to the film festival.
Still from 'Animal Love'
Project Ended in October 2008
In 2008 Watershed celebrated the work of Austrian director, writer, and producer Ulrich Seidl with this microsite.
Still from 'House of Flame'
Project Ended in March 2008
A season of screenings celebrating the work of Kihachirō Kawamoto, Japanese puppeteer, animator, and director.
Luke Jerram portrait - picture by  Christopher Jones
Project Ended in September 2007
2006 Clark Bursary recipient Luke Jerram documents his experiences during the realisation of his innovative 'Dream Director' project.