Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) was established in 1995 in Adelaide, South Australia. Over the past two decades, RSP has been delighting and inspiring audiences worldwide, by creating some of Hollywood’s most memorable screen moments.
Its Adelaide and Brisbane studios are home to more than 280 exceptional crew who enjoy the advantage of being located in some of the world’s most liveable cities. Its sterling reputation, cemented by its creative leadership, has made it a trusted partner for studios and filmmakers worldwide.
Focusing on producing only the highest quality and innovative solutions, RSP has an extremely flexible, custom pipeline, which allows the company to scale up quickly and adjust its workflow to meet the needs of clients and audiences’ demand for ever more spectacular visuals.
RSP has received countless awards for its work over the years, including the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) 'Award for Best Visual Effects or Animation' in 2022 for its work on Elvis, and 2020 for its work on The Eight Hundred, the winner of the Creative Industries award at the 57th Australian 2019 Export Awards, a plethora of Visual Effects Society (VES) and AEAF awards, accolades for its work on the Quicksilver Pentagon Kitchen sequence in X-Men: Days of Future Past including both an Academy Award ® and BAFTA Award nomination, as well as honours for its work on the 2013 Academy-Award® winning Gravity.
RSP is a Pitch Black company.
The Pitch Black Company is a global house of award-winning creative brands with a rich history in digital production for film, television and streaming media. It brings together world-leading visual effects studios, FuseFX, FOLKS, Rising Sun Pictures, and El Ranchito.
Each brand strives separately and together in a rewarding, creative environment that delivers positive and long-lasting impact for employees, clients, and their communities.
The company employs over 1,400 personnel across thirteen worldwide studio locations in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Atlanta, Montréal, Toronto, Bogotá, Saguenay, Mumbai, Adelaide, Brisbane, Madrid & Barcelona.