No Monkey

A dying woman and her exasperated daughter face the threat of home invasion. As Agnes succumbs to illness, Marion struggles to endure the pernicious ramblings of a once loving mother. When Agnes can no longer distinguish reality from fantasy, the home may fall.

  • Matthew Emery
    BAIT, Goldfinch Blues
  • Matthew Emery
    BAIT, Goldfinch Blues
  • Matthew Emery
  • Rhoda Pell
    Key Cast
  • Henriette Riddervold
    Key Cast
  • AJ Watkins
    Key Cast
  • Francisco Pereira Coutinho
    Director of Photography
  • Logan Lirette
  • Tianni Chen
    Camera Operator
  • Nina Kotyantz
    Camera Operator
  • Shannon Clapham
    Production Designer
  • Sarah Meehan
    Make-up Artist/Costume
  • Alexa Goldstein
    Sound Recordist
  • Kitaan
    Sound Recordist
  • Matthew Emery
    Sound Designer/Mixer
  • Matthew Emery
  • Matthew Emery
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  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 57 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 5, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,900 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Sick N' Wrong Film Festival

    United States
  • WorldFest-Houston International

    United States
  • Queen Palm International

    United States
  • Nightmares Film Festival

    United States
  • Film Outside the Frame

    United States
  • Lift-Off Sessions

    United States
  • Indie Horror Film Festival
  • IndieFEST Film Awards
  • Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
  • 6ix Screams International
Director Biography - Matthew Emery

Matthew Emery is the former Creative Director of Blinking Peacock Productions, Inc. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, named Outstanding Scholar of the Film and Television Production Program for the graduating class of 2019, Matthew Emery has written and directed several short films, most recently garnering a Remi Award at the 51st Annual Worldfest-Houston Film and Video Festival for his 2018 horror film, No Monkey. Prior films include the 2016 award-winning thriller BAIT.

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Director Statement

A good film isn’t a worthwhile aspiration. Make something loud, direct, and unabashedly your own.