Bristol Youth Links
Ended in March 2018
A collaboration between Watershed and Bristol City Council to create a platform for young voices in Bristol.
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.
BFI Film Academy Bristol
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.
Akira Neo-Tokyo Night
A short film documenting the planning, publicity and production of an Akira post screening party.
Ended in April 2015
Future Producers is a Watershed development scheme for 18-25 year olds, teaching them the skills needed to programme a cross art-form venue like Watershed.
Bristol Talent Lab
We assembled a diverse, innovative team of young Bristol people to devise a new online platform for youth.
Filmic 2013: Tron Night
A short film made by BFI Film Academy participants about their Tron screening + Man vs Machine afterparty.
Creative Cinema Summer School: Flea To The Circus
A week long extravaganza of cinema-themed films and workshops for children inspired by the circus fun of Disney Pixar's 'A Bug's Life'.
Ghostwatch: My Urban Home
Do you dare to follow 8 brave children as they track the movements of the ghost of Barton Hill?
Ended in January 2012
Watershed's annual online advent calendar: 24 days of filmmaking delights from young people across Europe.
Ended in November 2010
A Watershed led filmmaking programme which enabled young people across Bristol to make and showcase three short films.
Ended in April 2010
eShed was a Bristol-based community and website for young people aged 14-21 who love film and media.
Shot by young filmmakers this 5min docu-drama examines the life of a low income family feeling the strain of recession.
Ended in November 2005
The results of a filmmaking summer school with 24 young filmmakers from Sweden, Lithuania and UK.