‘Rising’ is a dystopian, Sci-Fi, drama that revolves around a deadly viral outbreak linked to Vale-Tech, a shady multinational, in bed with a corrupt Irish Government. It follows the stories of six individuals, from the most powerful to the most vulnerable, and their struggle to survive when the truth is leaked and the country descends into a dystopian nightmare.
Rising’ features a powerful local and international cast, in an action packed, character driven, speculative fiction, set in Ireland. It explores themes of independence, self sabotage and nature versus progress.
Rising looks to an Ireland of the future, the ‘what if’s?’, fictionalising the circumstances of the next Irish Rising.