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

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Death By Design

As a masked man brutally and creatively slaughters his hipster employees, a loathsome advertising executive hires an eccentric private detective to find the mysterious killer.

A “Nick White” FILM

Someone is killing new media douchebags.
The glass studios and plush offices of Capital City are soaked in blood as a masked killer hacks and slashes his way through the most obnoxious members of the advertising industry.
Pretentious graphic designers are eviscerated, insufferable account managers are sliced and diced, arrogant commercial directors are brutally slain. Their corpses are arranged into immaculate shrink-wrapped cubes of severed limbs, corporate logos are flawlessly rendered with intestinal tract, and walls are sprayed with perfect stencils of blood.
When his head copywriter is choked with a smartphone, pompous multimedia magnate Arial Black hires eccentric aesthetic investigator Claude Garamond to find the mysterious slayer. But as Garamond interviews Black's repugnant colleagues, the body count rises and the detective begins to wonder if the killer is doing the world a favour.
Who is this unstoppable vinyl-clad executioner? Why is he murdering flamboyant hipsters and wealthy cocaine addicts with such horrifying precision? And why is Arial Black so convinced that the masked murderer is coming for him?
Everyone is a suspect. Nobody is safe. And as the killer delivers his masterstroke in Black's palatial corporate campus, Garamond must face him in a blood-splattered orgy of graphic violence and graphic design...

Based on a personal fantasy, "Nathan Barley" meets "Maniac" in this stylized slasher comedy from the writer of "Bat-Wang" and "Spots On The Moon."