India’s UnBox Festival underway for 2019

Aiming to deconstruct the past, deliberate on the present and assemble ideal futures across streams of design, art, culture, technology, and policy This week, Quicksand Design Studio, launches the return of India’s preeminent interactive, multi-disciplinary festival platform UnBox Festival. The 5th edition … Continue reading

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The 39th London Film Critics’ Circle Awards

“The ceremony was notable for the fact that virtually all of the winning films are by/and or about women” Dame Heather Rabbatts The UK’s leading film critics handed out their annual prizes on Sunday night at the 39th London Critics’ … Continue reading

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British stars stand shoulder to shoulder with TIME’S UP to call time on sexual harassment

British stars stand shoulder to shoulder with TIME’S UP to call time on sexual harassment In advance of the BAFTA Film Awards this evening, leading women from the film, theatre and TV industry – including Gemma Arterton, Gemma Chan, Noma … Continue reading

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The first Smart Oxford Playable City® Commission ‘Star Light, Star Bright’ launches on the streets of Oxford

Imagine if the stars shone just for you… Smart Oxford Playable City Commission unveils the first commission for the city, which places shared experience firmly at the heart of the future city. January 2018: Watershed and Smart Oxford are delighted to unveil the first Smart … Continue reading

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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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