New York-based Elise McCave is Kickstarter’s Senior Director of Film. She works with filmmakers worldwide to provide tailored support and mentorship on fundraising and audience-building for films in development and production. Her work ensures the creative voices on Kickstarter come from all corners of the industry, producing content that explores the form to the fullest. In 2022, she is focusing on working with outdoor sports documentaries. She joined Kickstarter in 2016 from Doc Society (formerly BRITDOC), a nonprofit based in London and New York that works with documentary filmmakers.