Studio Team

The Watershed team work closely with our community of residents, as well as with partners and collaborators around the world to develop specific projects and programmes.

For general enquiries contact studio@watershed.co.uk

Clare Reddington

Clare Reddington

Watershed Chief Executive Officer

Clare is the CEO of Watershed and a Visiting Professor at University of the West of England.

Gill Wildman, Business Development Advisor

Gill Wildman

Business Development Advisor

Gill Is the Business Development Advisor for Watershed and the South West Creative Technology Network.

Hannah Brady

Watershed Producer

Hannah is the Producer for the South West Creative Technology Network at Watershed and has 15 years experience of producing and creating immersive works. Starting with an early career as a multidisciplinary practitioner…


Hilary O'Shaughnessy

Research Lead

Hilary leads a team of producers at Watershed who develop and deliver Watershed’s Research Partnerships. Her background spans theatre, game and interaction design both as an artist and producer.

Jo Kimber

Studio Coordinator

Studio coordinator, making stuff happen. And admin.


Jo Lansdowne

Executive Producer

Jo leads Watershed's Creative Technology team; supporting research activity, talent development and the resident community to deliver brilliant work.

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Luke Emery

Studio Producer

As Studio Producer, Luke manages the space and community of residents at the Pervasive Media Studio. He leads the Studio Team and works with residents to assist the development of their practice and business.

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Martin O'Leary

Creative Technologist

As Creative Technologist, Martin helps to identify and explore new technologies and advises and assists residents on the technical aspects of their projects.

Melissa Blackburn

Melissa Blackburn

Watershed Producer

Melissa is a Watershed producer on the South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN), which support creative technologists across the South West.

Rachael Burton

Rachael Burton

Bristol+Bath Creative R+D Producer

Bristol+Bath Creative R+D Producer

Rebecca Ballard

Studio Assistant

Rebecca is the welcoming face of the studio, overseeing the day to day running of the space. rebecca.b@watershed.co.uk

Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt

Watershed Producer

Vanessa Bellaar Spruijt is the network producer for Network for Creative Enterprise, a multi hub collaborative project supporting creatives, artists and small creative businesses with becoming economically sustainable.

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Victoria Tillotson

Talent Development Lead

Victoria is Watershed's Talent Development Lead, supporting a phenomenal team of producers, editors and content creators to make an actual difference in the world.

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