Florrie Priest

Development Producer
Rise Films | United Kingdom

Florrie joined Rise Films in 2018 after graduating with a degree in History from Cambridge University. Since then she has worked on productions including: The Art of Political Murder (HBO); The Human Factor (Sony Pictures Classics); David Osit’s multi-award winning Mayor; and Shaunak Sen's All That Breathes, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. She is now working in development and production on a number of documentary and scripted projects, including: a two-part documentary for HBO on the comedian George Carlin, directed by Judd Apatow; and Thank You & Goodbye, a drama series on the News International phone hacking scandal, written by Luke Neal and directed by Saul Dibb.

Institute/ Organization Profile
Rise Films is an Oscar® and Emmy® winning production company. Its productions include The Invisible War (Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner), The Interrupters (Emmy® winner), Icarus (Oscar® winner), Knuckle, Dreamcatcher, We Are Together, Rough Aunties and Who is Dayani Cristal? starring Gael García Bernal. Rise has produced films and television programs for broadcasters and partners including BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Showtime and HBO, which have gone on to win multiple awards at the Sundance Film Festival. Other clients and partners include Netflix, Hulu, ITV, Universal, the BFI and Film4. The company recently produced The Human Factor (released by Sony Pictures Classics in 2021), Dror Moreh’s follow-up to his Oscar® nominated, The Gatekeepers; as well as The Art of Political Murder, a feature documentary for HBO, executive produced by George Clooney. Rise also produced David Osit's multi-award winning, Mayor, following the life and work of Musa Hadid, the mayor of Ramallah. Its latest feature documentary, All That Breathes, directed by Shaunak Sen won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.