Welcome to Rising Star Management

Kumi Kimura, is the principal owner of Rising Star Management and a respected talent manager in Vancouver, BC.

Kumi started her career in film and TV as a actor. She knows what it takes to be a success in the competitive film & television industry. From submitting, to booking the role, Kumi has experienced both sides of the industry.

Early in her career, while acting in feature films and commercials,   Kumi began scouting and assisting a local talent agent. She quickly advanced to  become a successful agent, opened her own agency, and began managing celebrities. 

In her career, Kumi has built lasting relationships with  actors, casting directors, producers, directors, and photographers.  Together with her experience, business acumen, and valued connections, Kumi  grooms and guides her talent in their journey to the top of the film and television industry.