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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The Whispers by the Chip Shop

All she wanted was a fresh, clean start, but when people start to go missing Indie-kid Billie must team up with a ghost hunting fish and chip shop owner to fight the darkness - or be lost to it.

A “Jack Barrowman” FILM
WRITTEN BY Jack Barrowman

After a bad break-up, Billie decided she could do with a good break.

Crushed under the weight of grief, university, work, and handfuls of cheap rhinestones, indie-kid Heather moves to Wellington to find a new life. Armed with a closet worthy of its own opshop and a vicious hatred of Western society, she finds a nice flat in a nice neighbourhood, right across the road from a fish and chip shop. The Kiwi Dream.

But what is that eerie, raspy music from the flat upstairs?

Why does the butcher leave jars of blood by the letterbox?

Who is the woman in white who dances in the garden?

Whose hand does Billie sometimes feel holding hers as she sleeps?

Mister Wong the fish and chip man knows something. What is he watching for in the dark of night?

As Billie’s fear grows, she realizes she must make a choice: Stand up to the darkness, or join it.

She came for a new life... but what kind is being offered