The Finish Line began with a core conviction: Post-production artists can prioritise their mental health and still produce great work. Our founder, Zeb Chadfield’s vision helped create a space where artists can thrive, while growing the business year on year. And, with the mental health crisis impacting the vast majority of post-production professionals, he’s hoping others will follow suit.Read On
Earlier this year, our founder, Zeb Chadfield spoke to Broadcast about why he believes mental health behind the screen is at crisis levels.
He covered everything from how the proportion of off-screen professionals who’ve experienced a mental health problem at work is at almost 90% - through to how he always tries to prioritise mental wellbeing at The Finish Line.Read On
The Film and TV Charity has relaunched the Looking Glass Survey, two years after the original research project uncovered a mental health emergency behind-the-scenes of the industry, and they need your help. Don’t miss your chance to complete the survey now.Read On
This article from IBC365 covers the effects of Covid-19 on the film and TV industry. With freelancers and staff across the entire supply chain impacted by business decisions and company closures. During Mental Health Awareness week, Alana Foster investigates what support and initiatives are out there. We have included the contribution our Founder Zeb Chadfield made to the article below:Read On
The team at EditShare interviewed me recently and you can find links to both interviews here. They also wrote this story about how The Finish Line came to be which I’ve included below.Read On
Post Production burn out is well known, Zack Arnold wrote about his experiences recently in this article. Reading that felt almost like I was reading my own story. Back in 2011 I had a massive nervous breakdown. It was awful and something I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemies. I’ve got a bunch of half written posts about that part of my life which I’ll post eventually but this is more about something that has helped me to cope, which I wanted to get out to potentially help others.Read On