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The Kingdom

A simple man pursues his dream of writing a children's book despite being surrounded by hateful disapproval.

  • Thomas Watts
    Director
  • Thomas Watts
    Writer
  • ELL Films
    Producer
  • Adam Brower
    Key Cast
  • Teri Galvan
    Key Cast
  • Michael Stencel
    Key Cast
  • Sid Watts
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 22, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    SONY 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Thomas Watts

With 20 years of commercial advertising experience, Thomas Watts is a first-time filmmaker and partner with ELL Films in Houston, Texas.

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Director Statement

The Kingdom was created to test the limits of an audience's willingness to feel compassion for a character they know very little about.