Child, The

Great Britain 2011, 15’ | Director, Screenplay Amy Neil | DoP Justin Brown | Editor Chris Dickens, Matt Gray | Sound Sam August | Music Donna Mckevitt | Cast Zoe Telford, Lauren Socha | Production, Distribution Riders to the Sea, Isibeal Ballance

Synopsis
While out shopping one evening, Zoe finds a mysterious child in her trolley. Leaving the supermarket with more than she bargained for, she embarks on a discomforting night of discovery.
The Child is based on a short novel by Ali Smith.

 

Biography
Amy Neil is an award-winning director whose accolades include a BAFTA and BIFA nomination, a Scottish BAFTA win and shortlisting for TCM, Jim Poole and BBC New Talent awards. In 2005, she was selected for the prestigious Katrin Cartlidge Foundation Award which was curated by Emily Watson. Amy was selected for the Warp X Womens Direct Horror scheme 2007 and for the Directors’ Lab at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2008.

 

Films by Amy Neil
Icicle Melt
2006 | Ma Boy 2006 | Can’t Stop Breathing 2004 | Unthink 2002

Amy Neil
Great Britain
2011
Short Film
2012
Panorama