Senior Executive Producer – Holly Levow
Supervising Story Producer – Jennifer Klein
Executive Producer/ Director – Richard Gibson
Producer – Kerry Doyle
Line Producer/UPM – Maja Ilić
6-part documentary series following female filmmakers
FILMMAKING CAN GIVE YOU EVERYTHING, BUT AT THE SAME TIME, IT CAN TAKE EVERYTHING FROM YOU
It has been said that “making a movie is like going to war, only harder”. ‘Catalyst’ the documentary witnesses this challenge. The six-part series is about making movies, and not just one movie… but six… and not just any directors, but female directors given the opportunity to helm their first major project.
Following six different films across six different genres with different female teams, Catalyst follows the trials and tribulations of making a movie and how each of the directors and their female producers deal with the challenges of production. As the films shoot in Eastern Europe and South America, we observe similar challenges tackled with different possible solutions.
Catalyst the series is not a ‘reality show’; it is not a search for the scandalous, it is a discovery of triumph and an exploration into the human spirit of storytelling seen through the female lens. Catalyst the series will educate and enlighten the audience as they witness the filmmakers transforming a simple script into a major motion picture.