With billions of views, we have touched the world with our creative vision to some of today’s biggest pop icons such as Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Rhianna, Justin Bieber, Eminem, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Akon, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Nelly, Iggy Azalea, Prince, Cassie, Lil Jon and P. Diddy just to name a few. Creativity and Passion is what drives us. From concept to finish, no matter where you’re located in the world, we have the resources to bring compelling and thought provoking visions to life.
Diligence, dedication, and a strong team oriented work ethic sets our team apart from all others in our industry.
Our team is composed of the industry leaders in all areas of production & post-production coming together to form an award winning team.
RainySky Films is an award-winning production and post company focused on bringing pop culture, scripted and unscripted entertainment to audiences globally. 2x VMA Awards, 1 MVPA Award, 2x Emmy Nominations, and most recently winning the Wolf Magazine / Red Cinema Challenge. Our team is humbled by the overwhelming appreciation we have received for our work and continue to strive for excellence and quality content creation.
Life Garland is an award winning American Film Director and Editor.
After graduating from High School he moved out to Hollywood and landed a job as a Production Assistant. Garland worked his way up through the ranks at the prestigious production company, Propaganda Films, working under such A-list Hollywood directors as David Fincher, Antoine Fuqua and Michael Bay to name a few. Passionate about filmmaking, Life insisted on learning every aspect of the process. Eventually, he took a very strong interest in Post-Production.
Garland felt that learning how to edit was essential in the pursuit of becoming a legitimate filmmaker. This lead to the inception of RainySky Films. In what seemed like no time at all, he earned a reputation as a first rate Editor, gaining the trust of some of the most influential names in the business. Ultimately, he won Best-Editing for DMX’s “Who We Be”, directed by Joseph Kahn. This transitioned him to director which garnered him awards and nominations for some of the biggest music videos in pop culture like, Lil Jon “Get Low”, Lil Wayne, “Go Dj” and Chamillionaire, “Ridin Dirty”.
Life went on to direct 3 short films, Fall From Grace, a cautionary tale which was winner of the Red Cinema Short Challenge, Sunset Dreams, a fast paced dramedy and Linked, a thriller, that caught the eye of super producer and owner of Radar Pictures, Ted Field. Most recently, Life finished writing Zion, a feature film based on his true life story seen through the lens of his twelve year old self.
Michelle was the youngest student to be accepted into The University of Western Sydney receiving her three year, Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, graduating with honors with distinction.
Michelle Ramjee-Garland was born in Sydney Australia, to an Indian father and Greek mother. She is the eldest of three daughters. From eight years of age she started classes in drama, classical ballet, tap and jazz. By the age of fourteen, Michelle was working professionally in various musicals and shows throughout Sydney. She was the youngest student to be accepted into The University of Western Sydney receiving her three year, Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, graduating with honors with distinction and attended the coveted N.I.D.A (The National Institute of Dramatic Art), where she completed her film and television degree. After various television commercials, guest star roles and work on stage, Michelle spent six months performing in Tokyo Japan.
Her natural instinct was to move into producing which led her to the United States, where she worked at the prestigious Propaganda Films in the music video and commercial division. Michelle worked closely with directors and producers. Together with Director, Life Garland, they both founded RainySky Films.
Michelle is a creative producer without boundaries and is well versed in the production process from conception to completion. Having worked with high profile artists such as: Akon, Prince, Iggy Azalea, Miguel, Pit Bull and P. Diddy just to name a few, Michelle is a strong leader, problem solver and illuminates her sets with a positive energy that is infectious.
Laurieann Gibson is a renowned Canadian choreographer, director, television personality, singer, actress, and dancer.
She has choreographed dance numbers for musical artists such as Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, and Beyoncé. Her music video directing credits include “Judas”, “You and I”, and “Love to My Cobain”.
In 2005, Gibson rose to prominence on the MTV reality series, Making the Band, and later worked as a judge on Little Talent Show, Skating with the Stars, and So You Think You Can Dance. Gibson also had a brief musical career, in which she released two albums.
Following her training at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Gibson went from theatre dance to hip hop, becoming director of choreography for Motown Records and Bad Boy Records. She has worked with Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, and Beyoncé. She has also done choreography for the movies Alfie and Honey, in which she also appeared as Jessica Alba’s dance rival.
In November 2011, Lady Gaga ended her professional relationship with Gibson due to “creative differences”.
In 2012, Gibson directed BIGBANG’s World Tour.
Gibson was the choreographer for Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Beyond the Lights, training her for 6 months in order to perfect her pop-star persona.
In 2017, Gibson was featured on Lifetime’s Dance Moms as a choreographer for Abby Lee Miller’s Elite Competition Team.
In 2019, Gibson became a judge on the sixteenth season of So You Think You Can Dance alongside, Nigel Lythgoe, Mary Murphy, and fellow newcomer Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval.
In 2020, Gibson was awarded the inaugural Willie Dunn Award by the Prism Prize committee, to honor her work as a choreographer and director of music videos.
It is no secret, we all at RainySky Films are proud to have Laurieann Gibson as a member of our creative & production team.