2013, 12 minutes
Director: Jonny Phillips
Producers: Jonathan Blagrove & John Fensom
Starring: Jonny Phillips & John Kirk
Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees…
An ancient oak tree awakens a jaded tree surgeon to the intensity of life when a routine job suddenly turns out to be anything but.
‘Woodwoo’ marks the directorial debut of actor Jonny Phillips (Titanic, Bronson) who also stars in this tense existential thriller.
Encounters Short Film & Animation Festival 2013, Cambridge Film Festival 2013, Colchester Film Festival 2013, Warsaw Film Festival 2013, Tallgrass International Film Festival 2013, Aesthetica Film Festival 2014, Asiana International Short Film Festival 2013, British Shorts Berlin 2014, Northern Wave Festival 2013, Norwich Film Festival 2014, St. Albans Film Festival 2014, Bang! Notingham 2014, Loch Ness Film Festival 2013.
“Unbearable Tension” — Dylan Cave, Sight & Sound
“Brilliantly Simple” — Harriet Warman, BFI Online
“Remarkable… Audiences will be hard pressed to not leave their seats with fingernails in the arm rests!” — UK Film Review