Bend, OR, October 19, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- At it’s west coast premiere, feature length film, The Attic Door, took home three awards at the 6th annual Bend Film Festival held between October 8th-11th in Bend, Oregon. The Attic Door is the first feature film written & directed by Danny Daneau and was honored to take home “Best Feature,” “Best Cinematography,” and “Best Music Score.”
The Attic Door stars child actors Madison Davenport, (Humboldt County - Magnolia Pictures) and Jake Johnson in his breakthrough role. It is also the first feature of cinematographer Scott Uhlfelder who shot the film on both high definition and 35mm in Southern Utah. Kristin Øhrn Dyrud, the film's composer, is originally from Norway and has been a free lance composer in Los Angeles since 2004. The score to “Attic” won the affection of the Bend Film Festival through it’s daring use of silence and untraditional textures. The film is directed by first time filmmakers Danny Daneau, from a script he wrote with Eric Ernst, and was produced by Erica Harrell.
The Attic Door is about two abandoned pioneer siblings who must confront their greatest fears in a haunting and romantic story about growing up.
The Bend Film Festival is held every second weekend of October in the northwest town of Bend, Oregon. The festival has been a favorite among visiting filmmakers and aims to celebrate the brave voices of independent cinema through films, lectures and education.
To learn more about The Attic Door visit the website at www.theatticdoormovie.com.
Erica Harrell, Producer