Watershed is excited to be a partner in MyWorld, a project led by the University of Bristol that will celebrate the West of England’s reputation as an international trailblazer in creative technology and screen-based media.
Over the next four years, MyWorld and its creative partners will pioneer new digital formats and technologies to create innovative experiences across fiction, documentary, games, and live performance.
Here at Watershed, you will be able to experience work emerging from MyWorld in accessible, fun ways which might range from augmented and virtual reality to motion capture, remote robotics, avatar creation and so much more. You might come across a new prototype being tested in the Café & Bar, or join a conversation about early-stage research and development, or take part in an immersive experience as part of our programme.
We will also be running a series of Funded Open Calls for small companies, freelancers and sole traders that will showcase and amplify MyWorld work and give more people the chance to experiment with new technologies, create meaningful experiences for audiences, ask questions and test out high-risk ideas.
The opportunities will include:
- Fellowships in Residence and Micro residencies
- Sandbox Commissions
- Human adventures in creative technology: Container Magazine
- R&D you can see
All the ways you can engage with MyWorld will be posted on our Opportunities page from June onwards.
Visit the MyWorld website for more information on the project.
MyWorld is funded through UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) ‘Strength in Places fund’. Main Delivery partners: University of Bristol, University of the West of England, University of Bath, Bath Spa University, Digital Catapult, Aardman Animations, BDH, Esprit Film and Television, Bristol Old Vic and Opposable Games.