Revealing the first stills from our Netflix anthology, ‘The House’

Our dark comedy anthology, The House will be available to stream globally on 14th January 2022. The news was revealed today during the Manchester Animation Festival in a talk featuring the creative minds behind the anthology, Emma de Swaef & Marc James Roels, Niki Lindroth von Bahr, Paloma Baeza and Nexus Studios co-founder and series producer Charlotte Bavasso.

The full cast list was revealed earlier this year at Annecy International Film Festival with key names including Matthew Goode, Helena Bonham-Carter, Miranda Richardson, Susan Wokoma and Jarvis Cocker. The films have been scored by two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla and were scripted by Tony Award-winning writer, Enda Walsh.

Nexus Studios co-founder and series producer Charlotte Bavasso on the project: “The House is a collection of cinematic stories that are intelligent, witty, inquisitive, warm and yet packed with offbeat humour. We’re thrilled to have found in Netflix such a perfect home for The House.”

Head of adult animation for Netflix, Mike Moon on the ambitious project: “Nexus Studios has a remarkable history of working with the best animators from all over the world” going on to say “We’re thrilled to partner with Nexus Studios and their incredible directors to bring The House to life.”

Story One

Directed by Emma de Swaef and Marc Roels. Set in the 1800s, impoverished Raymond meets a mysterious benefactor who promises to restore both him and his family to their former status. The family soon learns that wants and desires may not always lead you where you expect.

Story Two

Directed by Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Set in the present day, a harassed property developer tries to make a quick sale from a renovation. However, some eerie unexpected guests have other plans and become the catalyst to a more personal transformation.

Story Three

Directed by Paloma Baeza. Set in the near future, the house survives a hugely changed landscape. We meet Rosa, a young landlady determined to stay in her beloved crumbling house and restore it to its former glory. But Rosa’s unrealistic vision has blinded her to inevitable change that is coming.

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