A British filmmaker who counts success as the one byword that runs throughout his CV has been charged with supporting a whole generation of creatives around the UK as he has been appointed to head up a new Innovators Fund.
Paul Knight was appointed to be the Head of the all new Matthew Martino Innovators Fund a scheme being launched by international charity MMBF Trust. Charity chiefs are already suggesting that MMIF could become a standalone fund within a few years supporting hundreds of young people a year.
Award winning Author/Director Paul Knight is a proof you can make a difference, no matter your age or background. Since 2009; he has produced, written and directed an eclectic array of features, shorts and Stage plays that have earned a following in both the literacy and entertainment world.
This MMBF Trust -funded opportunity provides 10 groups or individuals with £250 to help kick-start their creative projects. In the past MMBF Trust has funded everything from dance and film projects to music videos and photography collectives.
Knight’s duties as Head of the MMIF are set to include overseeing the judging process as well being a part of it, recommendations on how to facilitate funds, introducing new key operations to drive the award forward as well as being an ambassador of the new mini fund.
The London filmmaker has already welcomed the new role telling us “I look forward to actively being involved in helping make our creative talent mark their first impact within their chosen field as they discover and develop beyond what they deemed possible”