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based on the true story of janice steele and her daughter, terri.

Terri was a teenager who lived with Cerebral Palsy, causing a developmental disability. She simply wanted to attend high school and have a "typical" teenage experience. While Janice and Terri struggle with life's challenges, they share an eternal optimism and change the lives of those around them.


According to the CDC, around half a million children currently live with Cerebral Palsy.

award winning

The team includes producers of high profile movies & shows including 2 Emmy-winners!


JLYF produces empathy evoking  award-winning films reaching over 2 million people worldwide on 14 different platforms including Apple TV, Amazon, iTunes, YouTube and Kanopy.


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Donate to the making of Rise and Shine, a film that seeks to create a more compassionate world and a deeper understanding of those living with Cerebral Palsy. Donate and become a Movie Producer that will change lives. Explore our partner sites to learn more!

Ana Sharp, Playing Terri. Anna lives with Cerebral Palsy.

Our team

Meet the team behind Rise and Shine, dedicated to making the world a kinder place for those living with Cerebral Palsy.

Robert Mitas

Head of Production, Voyage Media, Rise and Shine Producer.

Nat Mundel

CEO, Voyage Media, Rise and Shine Producer.

Laura Somers

Rise and Shine's Award Winning Director.

Jen Greenstreet

Founder/Filmmaker, Just Like You Films, Rise and Shine Producer.

* (NOT PICTURED) Randy Wooten, Founder/CEO, Low Road Films, Rise and Shine Producer.






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