Tell your best story

rare media produces, films and edits documentaries, docu-series, and digital content for best selling authors, fast growing companies, artists, and rare individuals


You provide the outline and we'll color it in together. Our development and pre production process is designed to be easy and understandable.


Whatever the story requires, we can produce it with ease and expertise. We run a stress-free (to stress-barely there) film set with an experienced and fun team.


Whatever your deadline or deliverable is, we'll get you there on or ahead of schedule.
We understand marketing launches and media deadlines for both web and broadcast.

latest work

clients past and present

"If you want stellar production, flawless service and great people who are a blast to work with... look no further."

Steven Kotler, author

"We've made MAGIC together across multiple projects and companies. RARE Media comes with our highest possible recommendation."

Jon and Missy Butcher,  lifebook

"They execute on time and add massive value along the whole chain. So far, the stories we've told have generated millions of dollars in business and we're only getting started."

Jonathan budd, Powur

"From the very beginning, everything was EASY. They totally understood what I needed without me having to say much."

Christine hassler, speaker

our story

Co-Founders Akira Chan and Renee Airya Chan
(and Osiris)
Akira Chan is a documentary filmmaker with a passion for stories that transform and inspire. Past projects include “The Bloom,” a docuseries on festival culture, and production on documentaries “Neurons to Nirvana” and “The Miracle Morning.”

Renee Airya is a brain surgery survivor and international award winning speaker. Her story has been featured in the film "Embrace" (available on Netflix) and on major stages through her signature talk "Flip Your Flaws."

In 2014, Akira and Renee formed Rare Media to create captivating films, documentaries and series with the many best selling authors, business leaders, social entrepreneurs and artists they were surrounded by. Rare Media has since produced hundreds of projects across a number of industries – all with a focus on improving lives and connecting audiences. Our creative team spans 8 cities and 4 countries, with a home base in Los Angeles, California.

some of THE rare team

Reka forgach

Production manager

Elise london

Director, DP

Nico mengin

Lead editor

forest rain

Motion graphics

Josh mcmurtrie


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