Established in 2009, Rise Talent & Literary Agency Pty Ltd (RISE) is a multi-dimensional entertainment company with a focus on three core areas (talent, literary, consulting):
RISE Literary packages content for feature film, television and digital productions.
Title - MORNING GLASS (working title)
Type - Documentary
Dir - Josh C Waller
Prod Co - RISE
Prod - Rob Woodburn, Josh C Waller
EP - Mike Doyle
Narrated By - Elijah Wood
Locations - California, Hawaii, Mexico
Storyline - On a calm winter morning, former surfing champion Mike Doyle rows his dory off the coast of San Jose del Cabo for a day of fishing. A violent shift in weather, and a disastrous mistake, leave him helplessly adrift, fifteen miles from shore, in a howling wind. During those lonely hours of truth, Doyle looks back on his extraordinary life and the fascinating people who have filled it.
Title - JOHN DOE: VIGLANTE
Type - Feature Film
EP - Rob Woodburn
In Association With - RISE
Location - Australia
Storyline - As we await the jury's verdict of one of the most controversial murder trials in recent times, we come face-to-face with anti-hero, vigilante and accused killer John Doe as he dissects and explains his reasoning behind his actions and the events that have now come to divide communities worldwide.
RISE sourced and developed the material. Signed the writer(s) and director. Attached the producer & production company. Attached the casting director. Cast 5 RISE clients in the film.
Title - THE CREW: SEASON 1
Type - Television Series
Prod Co - Virgin Produced, Garage Entertainment, The Media Garage
Distributor - Fox Sports, Fuel TV
Storyline - THE CREW follows best friends Mark Mathews, Richie Vaculik and Macario De Souza – aka Kid Mac – around the globe as they call on their contacts in the surfing, music and professional fighting worlds to make their dreams beyond FIGHTING FEAR a reality, with appearances from world surfing champion Kelly Slater, Red Hot Chilli Peppers front-man Anthony Keidis and musician Snoop Dogg.
RISE represented one of the stars. Attached Virgin Produced as a producer and international sales agent.
Title - THE RIDE: EAST COAST
Type - Television Special, Web Series
Distributor - Network Ten, 7plus, YouTube
Storyline - Setting out on their Jet Skis, the boys rode 3,000 kilometres from Sydney to Cairns. Huge waves, blistering heat, sharks, box jellyfish, and crocodiles all stood between them and the finish line. So what drove them to do it?
RISE represented the stars. Devised the funding strategy. Created the project's name, THE RIDE. Secured sponsorships and funding. Secured insurance for the stars, equipment and project. Facilitated meetings and provided crew support during development and pre-production. Donated our agency commission to the budget of the project. Initiated the partnership with Headspace | Youth Mental Health Foundation.
RISE Consulting has a deep expertise in managing partnerships, strategic alliances, networking, international relations, fundraising, sponsorships, brand building, and marketing strategies that engage consumers through media, entertainment, and sports.