Abandon Normal Devices (AND) | Festival of New Cinema, Digital Culture & Art

// Press Release Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017 Abandon Normal Devices Festival | Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art | Castleton, Peak District National Park (UK) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, the UK’s only roaming digital … Continue reading

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Congratulations Watershed on receiving continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

Watershed is delighted to be confirmed as a continuing part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and looks forward to sustaining Watershed’s leadership and innovation role in the cultural ecosystem. With a focus on collaboration and partnership, Watershed is recognised … Continue reading

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Susanna White, the first female director to bring Le Carré to the big screen, on the importance of showing a more representative society on film

“It continues to surprise me how often, when I step onto a set, people say it’s good to have a woman directing; but it probably shouldn’t. The latest set of statistics published by Directors UK show that films are six … Continue reading

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Freedive with the world’s largest predators in The Click Effect

The Click Effect is a live-action, immersive VR experience following two renegade marine science researchers as they attempt to freedive a hundred feet below the ocean’s surface in a single breath to capture the “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales – the world’s largest … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Wing’ testing the limits of unconditional love

Virtual Reality production company Vrse.works presents ‘My Mother’s Wing’ their latest production with the UN highlighting the difficult reality of life in Gaza. The VR short shows how mothers spread love and support even in the most difficult circumstances – … Continue reading

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BAFTA-winning director Susanna White on Le Carre’s Our Kind of Traitor

A dozen ballerinas pirouette across the stage of Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet. A muscular male dancer (Carlos Acosta) glides between them. He is exquisite, an arresting vision of masculinity. A glorious leap brings the performance to a close and the audience … Continue reading

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A History of Cuban Dance and other stories… Sundance 2016 New Frontier showcases Vrse.works VR experiences including Chris Milk’s immersive installation, Treachery of Sanctuary

Several of the Virtual Reality studio Vrse.works VR pieces have been selected to be showcased at Sundance 2016 as part of the New Frontier programme. Their chosen work include :  A History of Cuban Dance (2016)  A History of Cuban Dance  is a 5 minute visual feast … Continue reading

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Taking Flight

The New York Times celebrates this year’s best actors for their annual Great Performers issue with the Virtual Reality experience “Take Flight.” Created by specialist VR studio Vrse.works and inspired by some of the most iconic airborne moments in cinematic … Continue reading

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What does it feel like to live in a Syrian refugee camp?

Clouds Over Sidra is the first in a series of extraordinary films from specialist 360 VR production company Vrse.works made in partnership with the UN to highlight global humanitarian crises. The film follows twelve-year-old Sidra as she goes about her … Continue reading

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Ambulante Beyond…

Groundbreaking Mexican film festival, Ambulante, comes to the UK as part of The Royal Anthropological Institute’s (RAI) 14th International Festival of Ethnographic Film On Tuesday 16 June 2015 the Royal Anthropological Institute will launch its 14th International Festival of Ethnographic … Continue reading

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