crafting video for a global audience

stories in motion

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We are fortsunlight - a creative moving image practice that uses compelling storytelling techniques to craft unforgettable moments.

what we do

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DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

We have a wealth of experience producing documentary films and branded content for clients from a wide range of sectors - news and feature outlets, charities, galleries, and museums.  We focus on character and story - quickly establishing mystery and emotion to hook your audience.  

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MOTION GRAPHICS & ANIMATION

Offering a variety of animation styles suitable for digital, broadcast and commercial applications - we make use of characters, environments, texture and colour to bring your message to life in a powerful and meaningful way.  Using the latest industry techniques and tools we can make your facts and figures stand out from the crowd.

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BRANDED & commercial CONTENT

Our digital toolkit helps brands and businesses to tell stories that engage, educate and activate audiences.  A compelling, authentic story is essential to earn your customer's trust and attention.  We employ powerful, creative tools and know-how to push the boundaries of branding and storytelling.  

 

how we do it

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Launching into a multimedia project can feel bewildering - our processes are built around a collaborative relationship with our clients.  It's our job to lay out all the possibilities open to you and help guide you to the right one for the message you wish to impart. 

During the development phase we listen, examine and question in order to establish you goals and objectives.  A great film needs a great script.  A great script needs a great story.  Great stories are told by great characters.  Identifying your story and the characters who will tell it is at the heart of our process.

Our crew are experts in a variety of styles - from standard video production, motion-graphics explainers and animation through to aerial work with drones.

We can produce video to suit all budgets - from a one-person shoot to multi-crew, multi-location productions.  Just get in touch and lets make something wonderful together.

 

Building strong stories, big emotions and moments that connect.

 

recent work

SEARCHING FOR STARLITE - BBC

The bizarre tale of Maurice Ward - a hairdresser from Hartlepool who created a heat resistant material that baffled NASA, Boeing and the MOD. In 2011 Maurice died having never been able to bring his wonder material to the market - but did the secrets of 'Starlite' die with him?

THE BENEFITS OF BOREDOM - BBC

A short animation we created for BBC Reel explaining the surprising benefits of embracing boredom and allowing time for it in your life - as explained by psychologist Sandi Mann.

THROUGH THE LENS - BBC

In this series of short films for BBC Culture, several leading photographers discuss their iconic photographs of the moments that shaped history.

unforgettable moments

 

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