The Treehouse

THE TREEHOUSE

The Treehouse  (2014)

In the shadow of a family funeral, a young boy retreats to the treehouse be built with his father where he shuts himself in and the rest of the world out. Whilst there he meets an enigmatic young girl who helps him to come to terms with his loss and face up to the future.

“Beautiful and utterly heartbreaking. Wonderful performances, sound and music. Beautifully shot too. An amazing short” – Danny Mays (The Limehouse Golem, Star Wars – Rogue One, Line of Duty).

Notes: Supported by Creative England and the BFI as one of the 2014 iShorts.

WINNER ‘Best Narrative Short Film’ at the Red Dirt Film Festival, USA 2015

WINNER ‘Audience Award for Best Film’ at the Leigh Film Festival, UK 2015

WINNER ‘Best International Short Film’ at the South Dakota Film Festival, USA 2015

WINNER ‘Best Short Screenplay’ at the San Diego International Kids Film Festival, USA 2015.

WINNER ‘Best Short Film’ at the Tupelo Film Festival, USA 2015.

WINNER  ‘Best Cinematography’ at the Underwire Film Festival 2014.

WINNER ‘Audience Award’ at On The Edge Family Film Festival 2015.

WINNER ‘Best Original Score’ at the MediaMusic Awards, Moscow 2015.

NOMINATED ‘Best Original Score (Short Film) ‘ at the Music & Sound Awards 2015.

NOMINATED ‘Best Foreign Short Film’ & ‘Best XL Short Film’ at Clean Shorts Film Festival 2015

NOMINATED ‘Best Short Film’ at Hill Country Film Festival, USA 2015

NOMINATED ‘Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Score, Best Foreign Film’ at Red Dirt International Film Festival, USA 2015

NOMINATED ‘Best Actress – Mabel Watson, Best Writer, Best Cinematography, Best Music’ at Afterlife Paranormal Film Festival, USA 2015.

 

Written & Directed by Amy Coop

Produced by Benedict Turnbull & Amy Coop

Associate Producer – Alexis Sun

Exec Producers – Gur Benshemesh, Trevor Coop, Eric Kovac, Christine Kovac.

http://www.thetreehousefilm.co.uk

Film Festivals & Screenings:

BAFTA – Premiere screening 2014

Underwire Film Festival, London – Official Selection 2014. WINNER – Best Cinematography

CineCity Film Festival, Brighton – iShorts Showcase Screening 2014.

Green Bay Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

On The Edge Family Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

8th International Children’s Film Festival, Bangladesh – Official Selection 2015

BUFF Children’s Film Festival, Malmo Sweden – Official Selection 2015

Cluj Shorts Film Festival – Cluj, Romania – Official Selection, Competition Selection 2015

Tupelo Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria – Official Selection 2015

Sanford International Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Arizona International Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

TIFF Kids International Film Festival, Canada – Official Selection 2015

Clean Shorts Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Goa Short Film Festival, India – Official Selection 2015

International Children’s Film Festival, Dubai – Official Selection 2015

Hill Country Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

CMS International Children’s Film Festival, India – Official Selection 2015

Reel Shorts Film Festival, Canada – Official Selection 2015

Frederick Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Seoul International Youth Film Festival, Korea – Official Selection 2015

San Diego International Kids Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Tacoma Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

South Dakota Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Leigh Film Festival, Scotland – Official Selection 2015

AniFest ROZAFA, Albania – Official Selection 2015, Competition Selection 2015

Red Dirt International Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Rugged Phoenix Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

KINOdiseea International Kids Film Festival, Romania – Official Selection 2015, Competition Selection 2015

Afterlife Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2015

Cinekid ScreeningClub, Netherlands – Official Selection 2015

Kerry Film Festival, Ireland – Official Selection 2015

Colchester Film Festival, UK – Official Selection 2015

Ale Kino! Children’s Film Festival, Poland – Official Selection 2015

Green Mountain Film Festival, USA – Official Selection 2016

Independent Days Film Festival, Germany – Official Selection 2016

 

 

Cast:

Connor  – Cameron King

Fleur – Mabel Watson

Mum – Dawn Steele

Dad – Anthony Green

Family Friend – Amber Edlin

Key Crew:

DoP – Gabi Norland

Production Designer – Anna Mould

Editor – Jim Page

Colourist – Ross King

Composer – Tandis Jenhudson

Sound Editor – Sepehr Malek

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