Adelaide based visual effects company Rising Sun Picture has won the Creative Industries award at the South Australian Premier’s Business & Export Awards.
Announced at a gala awards ceremony held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in Adelaide on Friday, RSP was recognised for its work as a leading provider of visual effects to the global film-making industry.
RSP has provides visual effects to major studios including Marvel Studios, Disney, 20th Century Studios, Warner Bros., MGM, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Netflix with over 200 feature screen projects, including Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Elvis, Ahsoka, One Piece, The Flash, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and The Rings of Power.
“I am extremely proud of our team. They are a passionate, dedicated team who work together to make the world’s most memorable visual effects moments right here in South Australia,” says RSP’s President, Jennie Zeiher.
“Our recent success comes from our mission of becoming the Trusted Creative Partner for visual effects studios worldwide, whereby we solve complex challenges through creative leadership, training and technological innovation.
“RSP’s technology is lauded by major motion picture studios as the best in the world,” says Zeiher, “and we have earned a reputation of being at the forefront of using Machine Learning in visual effects.”
Managing Director and Co-Founder, Tony Clark is proud of how far the company has come since its inception. “Year on year the business has excelled,” explains Tony, “and we are humbled and honored to receive this award. Both the state and federal governments recognise the value in supporting creative exports through homegrown talent such as the team at Rising Sun Pictures. We compete on a world stage and are in demand by major studios, helping to strategically position Australia, and South Australia, as a top destination for global visual effects production.”
RSP has also partnered with the University of South Australia on a VFX education program that delivers accredited university courses in visual effects. Over 199 students have since gained employment in the global VFX industry.