Impact Needs Animating

By Amy Shepherd & Yik Kei Leung Freed from the laws of reality, animators have a unique imaginative licence to create fantastical new worlds and visualise ideas or emotions impossible to be caught on camera. This is why animation is emerging as the impactful medium for today’s storytelling world. People …

NEW ARTS THERAPY QUALIFICATION INITIATIVE LAUNCHED IN THE BALTIC STATES

24 September 2021 A new initiative for Mutual Recognition of Arts Therapy in the Baltic States was launched today by the European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education (ECArTE) at an event in Vilnius, Lithuania. This initiative was inspired by independent documentary film How to Save a Dead Friend (Docs Vostok …

Impact Roundup Post-Summer 2021 : Much To Report

Recent months have flown by and so many things have happened – which explains why this impact roundup is rather late and covers half the year! Where even to begin? 2021 has been an incredible time of expansion for Think-Film. So many amazing projects have come into our remit that …

Impact Futures Part 3 – Impact Is More Than Docs

By Danielle Turkov and Amy Shepherd This post is part of our series on the industry of impact. Impact in film isn’t an optional extra, a philanthropic ideal or a charitable add-on; impact is everything. From social issue entertainment to cause marketing, audiences want meaningful content experiences. Having invested heavily …

Is impact the winning ingredient for film awards?

The gorgeous black-and-white scenery, the snuffling, rustling soundscape, the enchanting cast of farmyard characters – Victor Kossakovsky’s Gunda is without question an artistic masterpiece. Loved by the critics and hotly tipped for stardom, it seemed to have all the ingredients for awards success. And yet, when the Oscar nominations came out …

Impact Roundup Jan – Feb 2021 : Onwards and Upwards

Can you believe it’s the end of February already? In many ways, the beginning of 2021 looked much like the end of 2020, but the past weeks have surprised us all at Think-Film. An array of new projects, partnerships and people have set us off buzzing with refreshed energy and …

Impact Futures Part 2 – Impact Deserves Recognition

By Danielle Turkov and Amy Shepherd This post is part of our series on the industry of impact. Documentaries, social impact entertainment and Hollywood-backed issue films increasingly challenge audiences to engage more deeply with the stories we are told.  Films winning the industry’s most prestigious awards today either reflect the …