Rising Phoenix

Rising Phoenix is a feature documentary directed by Peter Ettedgui and Ian Bonhôte, makers of the BAFTA nominated McQueen. The film was produced by Greg Nugent, John Battsek and Tatyana McFadden and is an HTYT Films and Passion Pictures production in association with Ventureland and Misfits Entertainment. Executive Produced by Richard Curtis, Barbara Broccoli, Barnaby Spurrier, Godric Smith, Dee Ryder, Xavi Gonzalez and Andrew Ruhemann.

The film will launch on Netflix on 26th August 2020.

Rising Phoenix tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II to the third biggest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics sparked a global movement which continues to change the way the world thinks about disability, diversity & human potential.

The team


Peter Ettedgui & Ian Bonhôte


Greg Nugent, John Battsek, Tatyana McFadden

Executive Producers

Barbara Broccoli OBE, Richard Curtis CBE, Xavier Gonzalez, Barnaby Spurrier, Dee Ryder, Godric Smith CBE, Andrew Ruhemann

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