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 bond between a boy and his granddad is undeniable, but will that be enough to save the sleepy township of Milford's End from unspeakable terrors, after a fishing trip goes horribly wrong?

A “Long Nights Short Fuses” FILM
WRITTEN BY Jane Simons, Sevrin Noakes and Alex Meagher

On Eli's 11th birthday, after being abandoned by his parents once again, he is having the worst birthday a boy could have. That is, until his granddad arrives with a special gift to save the day.

With his new fishing rod in hand, Eli sets off for an adventure on Lake Milford with his granddad. Initially a little nervous about being out on the water for the first time, Eli is carried away with excitement when he finally feels a tug on his line.

Eli's catch turns out to be more than he bargained for, when unimaginable horrors are unleashed upon the tight-knit community of Milford's End. What follows is a coming-of-age survival story about family, fear… and fishing.