Contact Theatre / Growing Up
The film explores some of the issues surrounding early adulthood and was conceived by Future Fires. Future Fires are 9 young workshop facilitators who are mentored by Contact to help deliver arts projects across Manchester. Sessions led by Envelope Films guided the group towards articulating their ideas and developing a plan for production.
The film is a collaboration between Future Fires and Envelope Films and includes a collage of short films, interviews and documentary. The edit explores issues raised in the discussions with the group. The form of the film is a metaphor for growing up itself, with a constant intervention of the will of Future Fires to help others through the journey. Growing Up is a Contact / Envelope Films production.