We are fortsunlight - a creative moving image practice using compelling storytelling techniques to craft unforgettable moments for clients across the globe.
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.
FALSE MEMORIES - BBC
A short animation for BBC Reel exploring how your mind can create false memories and what you can do to make meaningful events stick - as explained by Dr. Julia Shaw.
what we do
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.
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.
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
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.