About us

Based in Sydney working on the global stage, we create smart and impactful screen based communication for any platform.

Our storytellers and designers work in unison across our slate of projects, ensuring a distinctive approach to creating work with clarity and purpose.

With a reputation for an open & collaborative approach, we pride ourselves on nurturing a vibrant creative culture for our artists and clients alike.


With two decades in Sydney and London working across agency, production, feature film and television, Gavain & Amelia bring their significant experience and insight to LightRise.

Along the way their work has been recognised by Cannes, New York Festivals, Mumbrella, Promax, ACS and the Australian Effects & Animation Festival.

They bring a shared commitment to creating engaging work with like minded people with a healthy collaborative approach.

Gavain Browne

Managing Partner Creative

Gavain has established a considerable reputation for his work as both a director and designer, leading him to work around the world.

A natural collaborator who specialises in crafting powerful work with proven impact, his output spans visual narrative to engaging, people-driven storytelling that captivates the attention and compels people to action.

A proven creative leader, he has led studios in Sydney and London and his work has featured on global media outlets including BBC, CCTV, The Atlantic, Hypebeast, Nowness, NBC and Best Ads on TV.

Amelia Peacocke

Managing Partner Production

Committed to the art of visual communication for over 20 years, Amelia has had the pleasure of working across a diverse selection of Australia’s leading agencies, broadcasters and brands, helping them determine and define their identity through storytelling & design.

Equally comfortable on film sets or in the design and post-production studio, she brings a wealth of knowledge to every project she manages. Adaptable yet detailed orientated in everything she does, her passion and focus are an invaluable asset to those she works with.