Make My Movie

NZFC / NZ On Air / present... the MAKE MY MOVIE project. Our proud history of profound, progressive & potty thinking: Splittng the Atom / Women Getting the Vote / the Zorb and now we have another world first: the MAKE MY MOVIE project

Project details

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The footage left behind by 6 teenagers after their post-high school graduation road trip takes a turn for the worst. They are forced to struggle against forces beyond their understanding whilst also overcoming their own personal shortcomings.

A “Karl Chappell” FILM
WRITTEN BY Karl Chappell

-Found Footage-

The following footage was recovered from an abandoned camera:

Following a less than desirable high school career that bound them closer than family, six outcasts face the reality of separation and adulthood.

Bound closer than family by their own emotional baggage and shared experience, they plan a road trip across the country, with no particular destination and camera in hand; they’re going to drive until they’re sick of it, or each other.

They depart, quickly collecting a new rabbit buddy after their car wheels threaten its life. Before long, their fluffy friend is universally loved, each teenager spending an ample amount of time with it as they party through the first few days of the trip. But the uncomfortable truth soon begins to surface; the stress of the soon to collapse group is driving them all apart and the rabbit is becoming everybody's best friend, a non-judgemental face to listen to their problems.

Then the unexplainable starts to happen. Things begin to move on their own. Unexplainable noises and apparitions appear, all surrounding their beloved pet. Immediately a fun last ride together turns into a twisted paranormal investigation. Tensions stretch to breaking point as the group begins to experience terrors they thought only existed in fiction. When one of them shows up dead, with the rabbit perched on their corpse, accusations start flying. What connection does the rabbit have to any of the occurrences? Who is the most attached to it? And how in the hell are they going to escape from the unrelenting supernatural torment they're now suffering?

Friendships are pushed to the edge and in the midst of a paranormal onslaught they must also overcome their personal issues and recover their connection before they all wind up dead.