Hi! Welcome to my world.

I am a writer/director and producer of short, feature and documentary films. You can find details of most of my films here, along with production stills, behind the scenes information and trailers. If you would like to see some examples of my commercial Brand films, check out my production company website www.angelicdigital.co.uk

Showreel July 2013:

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Three of my kids films were Officially Selected for the Bang! Short Film Festival in Nottingham during November. ‘CTRL’, ‘Boy Soldiers’ and ‘Thomas & The Rocket’ screened as part of the Crash, Bang! Wallop programme to an audience of hundreds of kids.

I’ve recently wrapped on my latest short film, a kids horror film called ‘Hyde & Seek’.  Another collaboration with the kids at PQA Aylesbury, we have high hopes for this fun, spooky and slightly scary short film that takes the concept of little monsters one step further ;-)

‘Epitaph’ was  nominated for an award in the Writers category at the 2013 Underwire Film Festival in London, and ‘A Little Bit Country’ has just finished it’s current festival run with screenings at the Crystal Palace Film Festival and the Re:Vault Film Den in London.

Here’s some highlights from a recent review of ‘A Little Bit Country’  - “That’s the genial genius of this little film from Amy Coop: treating a silly subject with deadpan drama, it becomes about so much more than it seems. Handsomely shot, A Little Bit Country effectively channels professional productions into this pristine passion project. Expertly spread across just seven minutes, it’s a film that understands perfectly how to play its cards, emphasising awkwardness to bait a final sweet reveal.  74/100″ - Ronan Murphy, NextProjection.com

Thanks for visiting!

A.x

Here’s a sneak peak at one of my latest short films ‘Out of Darkness’:

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‘The Treehouse’ @Kickstarter campaign launching soon! #thetreehousefilm

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The Kickstarter campaign for my latest short film project ‘The Treehouse’ goes live just after easter!

The film is being supported by the BFI and Creative England and whilst we have already matched their investment we need to raise a little bit more to enable us to build a set that is integral to the story. The film is firmly in a ‘magical realism’ world and the flexibility that building the interior of the treehouse will give us will make a huge difference to the look and film of the film.

Set in the shadow of a family funeral, ‘The Treehouse’ is about a young boy Connor, and his mum, as they come to terms with a death in the family. To cope, he retreats to the treehouse he built with his father and where they spent many happy times together. Whilst there he meets Fleur, an enigmatic girl from next door who appears offering chocolate and friendship. She talks her way into the treehouse and into his life and helps him to face up to the future.

We have assembled a great cast of kids along with an experienced crew and production is scheduled for the end of May. We’ll be launching a mini-site just for the film but there will be updates on here as well as twitter, Facebook etc.

Twitter: @theamycoop

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thetreehousefilmuk

http://www.thetreehousefilm.co.uk

The Treehouse is a co-production by Angelic Films in association with Haus Pictures and Sleepless Films.

 

‘Epitaph’ is an Official Selection for the Birds Eye View FF!

I’m very excited that my short film ‘Epitaph’ is an official selection for this years Birds Eye View Film Festival taking place at the BFI in London.

The film is screening alongside four other short films from up and coming British female filmmakers on April 12th at the prestigious BFI theatre on the Southbank.

For more details and to book tickets go to http://birds-eye-view.co.uk/film-festival/events/father/

I’ll be there supporting my film and the other amazing women filmmakers, so I hope you can join us!

A.

‘The Treehouse’ starts to take shape!

My next short film project, ‘The Treehouse’ has started pre-production and will be shooting in late April.

It is an ambitious dark fantasy drama set in the aftermath of a family funeral, when a young teenage boy retreats to the treehouse he built with his father and proceeds to shut out the world. There he meets an enigmatic young girl from next door who helps him to let go.

Here’s some of the concept art for the film:

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‘A Little Bit Country’ gets a great review from NextProjection.com!

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I was really proud to see my little film get such a glowing review from the film website FilmProjection.com :-)

Here’s some of the highlights, but click on the link below to check out the full review for yourself.

“That’s the genial genius of this little film from Amy Coop: treating a silly subject with deadpan drama, it becomes about so much more than it seems. Handsomely shot, A Little Bit Country effectively channels professional productions into this pristine passion project. Expertly spread across just seven minutes, it’s a film that understands perfectly how to play its cards, emphasising awkwardness to bait a final sweet reveal.

Coop has conceived a neat little narrative here that she brings to life with concise clarity. The brevity of the material, together with tongue-in-cheek nature of its humour and the eventually sweet outro, almost dismissively disengages with the underlying ideas, and that—in a sense—is part of the charm. A Little Bit Country is a delightfully simple story of acceptance, of coming to terms with the truth of the people you think you know, and loving them all the more for it. 74/100″ - Ronan Doyle, NextProjection.com

Click here for the full review NextProjection.com