Director: Amy Coop
Country of origin:United Kingdom
Dylan is a teenager much like any other, only he harbours a dark secret…
Amy Coop started in the film business as a runner in 1999, and over the next 10 years worked her way up to 1st AD on a variety of UK Features & TV Drama. In 2001 she also established her production company, Angelic Films, initially working from a spare bedroom and now based at the world famous Pinewood Studios near London.
Since then Amy has produced and/or directed more than 100 music videos, virals and brand films, as well as 20 short films including the award winning ‘The Fairweather Girl’ (2010) which screened at prominent children’s film festivals during 2012 including TIFF Kids and the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival as well as winning ‘Best Narrative Short’ at OneCloudFest in 2011. Her latest short film ‘A Little Bit Country’ is heading out on the festival circuit in 2013 and has already screened at festivals in the UK and US, and she has recently completed another short ‘Epitaph’ which screened at BAFTA in March as part of the Directors UK ‘Challenge ALEXA’ programme. She teaches Film & TV at PQA Aylesbury and several of the short film collaborations with the children have also gone on to screen at festivals around the world.
Her first feature documentary, ‘Little Stars of Bethlehem’ for Elfin Productions was selected for the Breakthrough Strand at 2012 London UK Film Focus, and is supported by Film Agency Wales.
For more information, and her full filmography you can see her IMDB listing at www.imdb.me/amycoop