Rise Films

Rise Films is an Oscar® and Emmy® winning production company, producing films and television programmes for global audiences. Its productions include The Invisible War (Oscar® nominee, Emmy® winner, Peabody winner), The Interrupters (Emmy® winner), Icarus (Oscar® winner), Knuckle (Sundance world premiere), Dreamcatcher (Sundance winner), We Are Together (Tribeca winner), Rough Aunties (Sundance winner), The Human Factor (Telluride world premiere), Mayor (Emmy® winner, Peabody winner) and The Art of Political Murder (Emmy® nominee). 

Its latest feature, All That Breathes, directed by Shaunak Sen, is the only film ever to have won both the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival – where the film premiered in 2022. The film recently received BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Best Documentary. 

Other recent productions include George Carlin’s American Dream, a two-parter for HBO directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio, which won the 2022 Emmy® for Outstanding Documentary and Once Upon A Time In Londongrad, a timely political thriller for Sky Documentaries, Peacock and NBCUniversal about 14 mysterious UK deaths with alleged Russia links. 

Roman comedy, Plebs, became ITV2’s highest rating comedy ever. The show has run for five seasons and won multiple awards including a Broadcast Award, a Royal Television Award, and received three BAFTA nominations. The series ends with a feature length finale, which was recently completed.