FEATURE NARRATIVE


Set in the rolling hills of the English countryside, Philophobia is a picture of small town adolescence. One week of school remains for Kai, an aspiring writer, and his friends. How they choose to spend this time will cost one of them their life and leave them all changed forever.

From the Director

I am a 20 something director from the U.K.

At 18 I moved to New York, funded by a tuition grant from director Brett Ratner, to study a Cinematography masters. During my time in NYC I immersed myself in all things film, met wonderful people and developed hugely as a filmmaker. I also knew that although I loved to shoot, I wanted to direct someday. I came back to the UK and made a career in the camera department, working my way up to become a Focus Puller mainly on features and commercials. Meanwhile I started directing on the side until I felt the time was right to stop focus pulling and pivot. I founded international production company Zebrafish Media with my school friend and writing partner Matthew Brawley. This marked the start of my directing career.

To date I have directed 4 award winning short films that have screened at several Oscar qualifying festivals worldwide as well as directing many commercials and music videos. In 2017 aged 25, I embarked on directing my first feature film Philophobia. And that takes us up till now. In the future I hope to keep telling stories and making movies.
Guy Davies
Guy Davies, story by Matthew Brawley
Toby Cook, Matt Cook, Guy Davies
2020
125 Minutes
United Kingdom
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