Navigating a route into the film industry
A major new free-to-access short film toolkit, Firecatcher were commissioned to create an engaging aesthetic that would help aspiring film makers navigate a route into the film industry. 
A comprehensive digital guide containing 70 pages packed with insights from over 40 filmmakers, funders, festival programmers and distributors, designed to unlock vital industry insights and advice.
​​​​​​​Spanning film festival strategies, and case studies, to funding and marketing recommendations, the digital Short Film Toolkit demystifies the boundless world of shorts. 
It illustrates that there is no one size fits all approach, alongside the importance of networks, where to access funding and what areas of promotion to invest in, key film festivals, alongside building relationships with peers and creative authenticity. Genres including documentary, animation, fiction, experimental & artist moving image, XR and immersive are all explored.
Each video is closed captioned and includes accompanying BSL interpretation (provided by Terptree), as well as written summaries of each of the recorded conversations.
Film still from: But Where Are You Really From, TAPE Collective Season artwork
Identity art pack exploring typography, icons and graphics
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