The Roommates

“It’s very dark, but incredibly funny.”

Frida Torresblanco, Producer Pan’s Labyrinth, Disobedience

The Roommates, Pilot

Roles
Writer, Director, Producer and Editor

Plot
Two senior citizens living in a retirement home plot to kill their obnoxious roommate, in a scheme to land a free cruise to the Bahamas.

Starring
Golden Globe and Tony winner Barry Bostwick, Oscar Nominee Bruce Davison, and Martin Kove (Karate Kid, Cobra Kai).

Fun Fact
Barry Bostwick, Bruce Davison, and Cameron Penn are all graduates from NYU Tisch.

Film Festivals and Awards

  • Nominated for Best Webisode at HollyShorts
  • Official Selection: St. Louis International Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Rhode Island International Film Festival.
  • Emerging Filmmaker Award: Oceanside International Film Festival
  • Telly Award
  • Best Storyline Comedy: Catalina Film Festival
  • Best Comedy: Southern California International Film Festival
  • Best Comedy: Northern Virginia International Film Festival
  • Best Ensemble: Southern California International Film Festival
  • Best Ensemble: Northern Virginia International Film Festival
  • Best Actor, Bruce Davison: Southern California International Film Festival
  • Best Actor Short, Bruce Davison: Northern Virginia International Film Festival
  • Best Supporting Actor, Martin Kove: Oceanside International Film Festival

Other Projects

Take a look at other projects from Cameron Penn and King of The Sea Films. 

Sinaloa’s First Lady
Seventy-Two
Molly Robber