TEDx: What Do Youth Need to Thrive?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Recently, Watershed Productions collaborated with SelfDesign High School to produce TEDxSelfDesignHigh, where x = independently organized TED event. Check […]

KAST Business Profile

Kootenay Association of Science and Technology recently published a profile on Watershed Productions. Click on post title and then click here: KAST Business Profile. KAST works to foster a culture that values science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship as activities vital to maintaining and enhancing the competitiveness of the region. This […]

A Watershed Moment

It is a watershed moment for gay marriage in the U.S. and November is National Adoption Awareness Month in Canada and the U.S. No better time than now to keep social progress moving FORWARD and buy a copy of my film, Conceiving Family! Click here for more information and to […]

Film Camp 2012

We had another great summer of making movies at the film camp with over 30 participants in our two programs offered in July. Jason Asbell shared his love of filmmaking with both the Director’s Seat and Senior Director’s Seat programs. You can see we got our hands on the old […]

Osprey Community Foundation

Watershed Productions is excited to be working on video for this amazing community resource, telling the story of the Osprey Community Foundation through the donors, the board, the grant recipients and other community members who have been involved in making the Osprey Community Foundation so integral to Nelson. Production is […]

The Surviving Not Thriving PhotoVoice Project

With funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Vancouver Foundation, the BC Non-Profit Housing Association and the BC Society of Transition Houses have conducted groundbreaking research on the barriers to affordable housing for women leaving abusive relationships. 45 women across BC participated in the project, taking over […]

Basin Stories – Transformation of the Valleys

Watershed Productions will be working with the Columbia Basin Trust in coming months to tell the stories of at least 30 Basin residents who have experienced the transformation of the valleys since the 1964 Columbia River Treaty. Both Amy Bohigian and Rachel Schmidt will be travelling across the Basin to […]

The TransConnect Film Project

Rural Transcapes – A New Documentary

Rural Transcapes is a topical film that profiles four transgendered individuals who have chosen to live in the rural area of the Kootenays. Christopher Moore is one of the people featured in the film and is the founder of the TransConnect Program, which provides outreach services to transgendered folks around […]

Somebody’s Child – A New Book

For those of you who have been touched by adoption or interested in the topic there is a new book called Somebody’s Child, which tells a range of adoption stories from a diverse set of perspectives. One such perspective is that of my partner, Jane Byers, whose essay “Becoming Real” […]