GILES RIPLEY

My New Best Friend

A bittersweet story of friendship between Kevin, a 9-year-old boy, and Andrew, a dead cat found in the woods. Their initially innocent relationship quickly sours as 'sleeping' Andrew makes emotional demands on Kevin that test his commitment to the friendship.

My New Best Friend was funded by the Uk Film Council & Film London 'Pulse 08' Short Film Fund.

Cast: Lewis Lempereur-Palmer
Written & Directed by: Giles Ripley & Jonny Ensall
Produced by: Paul Butterworth & Guy Fuhrer
DoP: Jamie Gramston
Production Company: Pretzel Films