Sophie Austin
  • Role: Director
  • Producer: Reboot the Future, Change Festival
  • Year: 2021
  • Synopsis: Rise Up is a series of 5 short stories inspired by environmentalist Jonathon Porritt’s ideas on the future. Set over 5 years, each story follows a different character as they journey out of the chaos of 2020 and discover their voice, passions and activism. These films are a hope-filled call to action for anyone who believes we are not inexorably doomed and can imagine a better future.
  • Writer: Beth Flintoff
    Executive Producer: Becky Burchell
    Producers: Tobi Kyeremateng, Marcie McLellan
    Editor: Ben Unwin
    Cinematography: Tristan Chenais, Charlotte Ginsborg
    Composer: Tara Forth
    Music: RICHMND, Rosehip, Greg Hepworth
    Sound Mix: Matt Hill
    Grade: Holly Greig @ FreeFolk
    Drone Pilot: Andy Bodycombe @Hexcam
  • Starring:
    Jon Gutierrez
    Shem Hamilton
    Priya Kansara
    James Quinn
    Frewyn Thursfield
    Venice Van-Someran
  • Festivals and Screenings:
    Kinosaray Positive Film Festival - Ukraine
    Wiltshire Creative Film Festival - UK
    Bolton International Film Festival - UK
    International Migration & Environmental Film Festival - Canada
    G20 Education Summit - Italy
    Green Screen Environmental Film Festival - Trinidad & Tobago

Tagged: Film