KEITH WILHELM KOPP
KEITH HAS DIRECTED MANY SHORT DRAMA FILMS, MOST OF WHICH HAVE SCREENED GLOBALLY IN FESTIVALS AND ON TELEVISION.
Keith Wilhelm Kopp - Director Showreel
When Phineas Gage suffers an unspeakable brain injury when a tamping rod plunges through his skull, causing dramatic shifts in his personality. His physician Dr Harlow watches over his recovery and must choose whether or not to fight for this outcasts place in the local community.
Gage has screened in over forty film festivals globally. It has won seven awards and had broadcast on Sky TV in the UK.
On the eve of going to war, a young soldier Matty meets his lover Kim for one last night of passion. As the night unfolds, and their uniforms come off, the truth about how they feel emerges.
Our Night has screened at several festivals and has been on broadcast TV and has distribution through Tall Tales.
Turned to the Sun
Ben is janitor who is running away from his past and finds himself entangled in a metaphorical fight with his young self for the fate of his future. Can he break the chains of his trauma to live freely or forever be overshadowed by his demons?
Turned to the Sun is currently in the festival circuit (Carmarthen Bay FF, The Short Cinema) .
In the aftermath of a brutal conflict a militia-woman Abbie awakes to a haunting new reality. Can she face the loss of her innocence to survive?
Scavenger has screened at several film festivals and has distribution with Shorts International.
A career-driven woman, derailed by a terminal illness, finds her life reignited during an intense relationship with an immigrant, male escort. Producer Paula Comley and screenwriter Laurence Guy.
Modern Western Feature Film
A wild-hearted former convict’s unconventional life in West-Wales is taken to trial by the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his daughter. Supported by the BFI Network and Film London. Written by Laurence Guy.
Keith Wilhelm Kopp is an award-winning film director from the Pacific Northwest of America based in SW England. He spent five years of his youth in the military figuring out that he was more suited for the film industry than the grunt life. He is interested in themes relating to transformation, redemption and family dynamics.
His short films have screened in film festivals globally and on Sky TV. He was mentored by Gus Van Sant on the film Gage and then selected for the 2015 Creative England South West Talent Module. Keith and his writer Laurence Guy are currently developing his first feature film with help from the BFI Network Development Award.
Awards - Best Director (Short Film Show 2018), Best Film (Honor Film Festival 2018), Best Director and Best Western (Independent Short Awards 2018), Best Original Film Award (The Wild Bunch Film Festival 2018). He is a member of Directors UK and a colleague of the United States Veterans Artist Alliance.