Clare Reddington is Director of iShed and the Pervasive Media Studio, both part of Watershed in Bristol, UK. Clare works with industry, academic and creative partners to deliver collaborative research around digital technology and the creative industries. Likes: developing talent, supporting great projects, showcasing new ideas and playing games.
Clare joined Watershed in Bristol in 2004 to work with HP Labs on utility computing animation project SE3D. In 2007, Clare set up iShed CIC, to initiate and support creative technology research and development. Projects include the R&D investment scheme Media Sandbox, Theatre Sandbox, a new national commisioning scheme and Light Up Bristol, which mapped 400ft projections on to Bristol’s Council house.
Before joining Watershed, Clare organised the Cheltenham Festival of Science, an annual five day festival exploring, promoting and encouraging debate around contemporary scientific development.Clare is a member of the advisory boards of the Arts and Humanities Research Council Advisory Board, Capsule and Hide&Seek. She was a finalist in the British Council's UK Young Interactive Entrepreneur 2009 and featured in Wired magazine's 100 people who shape the Wired world.