The World is Ending: Time to Rise Up (series)
STATUS: In Development
Feature documentary WeRiseUP is set to be turned into a long-form TV series. The film brings together social, political, and business leaders including the Dalai Lama, Secretary-Deputy of the United Nations Amina Mohammed, Blake Mycoskie, CEO of TOMS Shoes, Moby, John Mackey, Founder of Whole Foods, NBA star Dwight Howard and Richard Branson. The film questions cultural narratives of success, and looks at the world’s most pressing challenges.
The World is Ending: Time to Rise Up will show organizations and communities in action, working to find solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and pairs them with a team of experts, resources, and connections. The teams will look to solve local crises, while aiming to scale solutions globally. The series will also provide resources to viewers who want to get involved or implement the ideas in their own community.
CAST & CREW:
Producers: Kate Maloney, Steven Cantor (Tent City USA), Jamie Schutz, & Jessica Cozzetta of Stick Figure Entertainment, Zak Kilberg & Iz Web for Social Construct Films, Michael Shaun Conaway & Alex Melnyk of Storyworks
Deadline article by Peter White: ‘WeRiseUP’ Documentary Featuring Moby & The Dalai Lama To Be Turned Into Long-Form TV Series — November 14, 2019