THE TRIP (2016)

20 minute short film, romantic thriller

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When James' fiancée mysteriously disappears during a romantic weekend away in the English countryside he is forced to confront the sinister secret that may explain why...


THE TRIP is directed by Sophie King, a graduate of the NFTS BFI talent academy and a member of the Directors Guild of Great Britain. She has directed content for major broadcasters such as Channel 4, and brands such as Peroni, BMW and Barclays. Sophie's narrative films have featured at several festivals, and she was nominated by both Underwire and Pretzel Films as Director of the Year for 2014-15. In 2016 BAFTA named her a Guru Pro for her directing work. Sophie also acts as a producer for Just So Films.

The film was written and produced by previous Channel 4 executive Timothy Root, who now works at television production company and global talent agency Avalon Management. It stars Sope Dirisu (Humans, The Mill, Netflix's Black Mirror, Huntsman Winter's War), Gillian Saker (Misfits, Ripper Street, Houdini & Doyle) and Katie Pattinson (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, The Theory of Everything). 

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