forward slash are a creative content company. we make documentaries and video content for brands and broadcast partners. we’re passionate about making films that move people
Our commercial work is informed by a background in TV documentary. We also produce independent documentary feature films. Irene’s Ghost, funded by the BFI, Creative England and Wellcome Trust is due for completion in 2017
We devise content strategy and produce all kinds of video content including VR, virals, promotional video and video series for clients, creating a distribution strategy to get it to the right audience, effectively and efficiently
In House Support
For clients who want to take video production in-house, we can train your team to produce your own content, and provide ongoing support to ensure it works for you and your brand
Iain started his career in factual TV, working in observational documentary and winning a BAFTA and a slot on Channel 4’s new talent strand. The desire to explore the creative potential of online video led to the formation of forward slash films.
Iain is passionate about documentary, and is working on an independent film due for completion in 2017.
Liz has worked in branded content for the past 14 years, recently leading the branded content department for youth brand and radio station Kiss. Working with clients including BlackBerry, Unilever, O2, Coca Cola, Nike, giffgaff, L’Oreal, the Home Office and Bacardi, she has devised and delivered successful content partnerships on radio, digital, social media, mobile, events, TV and in press.
With a passion for creating great content, and a deep understanding of audiences and brands, Liz works with brands to devise, produce and distribute their content.
Rebecca is producing our feature documentary Irene’s Ghost. Rebecca has a passion for nurturing new voices and is currently developing a slate of independent fiction and documentary feature films. After working extensively in production with Penny Woolcock and Ken Loach, Rebecca was appointed Development Executive for New Talent at EM Media working on titles including Dead Man’s Shoes, This Is England, and Michael Winterbottom’s Cock and Bull Story.
She has executive produced a slate of award winning documentary and fiction short films for Film4, Channel 4, BFI and BBC Films.