Keep Me Company

Alone in the woods, a young woman stumbles upon the camp of a strange, older woman with twisted intentions.

  • Kennan McLaren
  • Emily Dunn
  • Alex Harrison
  • Libby Otos
    Key Cast
  • Christine Oswald
    Key Cast
  • Blake Lafita
    Key Cast
    "Young Man"
  • Joseph Puccio
    Director of Photography/ Camera Operator
  • Cheryl Anne Fries
    Production Designer
    Spring Fling, Trope, Let's Make Jam, The Hitchhiker
  • Kellan Beaver
    Assistant Director
  • Shawn Bond
    Assistant Camera
  • Isabella Thietje
    Open Season
  • Ronadlo Antezana
  • Owen Jarrells
  • Liam Chafin
  • Nicholas Rall
    Sound Mixer
  • Colby White
  • Samuel DeMar
    Line Producers
  • Ronaldo Antezana
    Line Producers
  • Alex Bagoly
    Post Supervisor
  • Ronaldo Antezana
  • Evelyn Fraizer
    Assistant Editor
  • Jasiah Potter
    Color/ VFX
  • Colby White
    Sound Editor
  • Shawn Bond
    Festivals/ Marketing
  • Cheryl Anne Fries
    Festivals/ Marketing
    Spring Fling, Trope, Let's Make Jam, The Hitchhiker
  • Skylar McClenan
    Script Supervisor
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  • Genres:
    Suspense, thriller
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 1 second
  • Production Budget:
    2,350 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Virginia Commonwealth University
Director Biography - Kennan McLaren

Kennan McLaren might be a 20 year old Filmmaker and Creative from Charlottesville, Virginia. He might be an independent writer, director, and editor with lofty aspirations of still being those things and paying rent. It's possible that he's in his third and final year of the Cinema program at VCUArts, where he's probably learning more about screenwriting and the filmmaking process every day. He's made 7 short films in the past, so he says, with Keep Me Company being his 8th and biggest one yet. Apparently, Kennan's next project could be about vampires, or cyborgs, or something; and it might be funny. Supposedly, he loves telling strange stories and goofy jokes to anyone that'll listen, and the people in his life that keep him afloat. Thanks guys, I love you all.

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Director Statement

I fell across the script for Keep Me Company after marathoning all the Friday the Thirteenth movies in two nights. I absolutely adore 80s horror slashers: anything campy, bloody, and with a great villain can keep me entertained all night! They have such a fun personality baked into their essence that it rubs off on you like it's nothing. But, I've always found something so alluring about modern horror flicks, especially the slow, still, and distant ones. They get under my skin and keep me up at night. Keep Me Company is an attempt to use the lessons learned from 80s slasher cinema, like Friday the Thirteenth and Halloween, and incorporate the teachings of modern movies like It Follows and The Witch.