We are Sellout Cinema! A group of actors in our 3rd year of
study at Unitec's Drama School. As part of our final body of work
we are producing a film and we need your support.
We are currently in pre-production and are working as hard as we
can to create a wonderful, fun and enjoyable film. Our film is set
as an anthology.
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There is a house for sale. Groups, couples and friends come
through to look. The auction is taking place in the afternoon and
everyone has a limited time to decide whether or not they are
willing to take the risk and purchase the house. Our film takes
place in all areas of the house and is based in a single
The anthology will follow different groups of people and their
journeys and connections through the house, conflicting
relationships and annoying neighbors.
The film follows;
The Realtors. A power couple, lots of press, work professionally
together but had an affair. Their marriage is broken up and one of
them is about to drop a bombshell.
The living ghost, Nudnik. He used to live there and is wanting
to take a trip down memory lane. As he attends the auction he gets
in the way of realtors and annoys potential buyers.
A property developer and young man. The young man used to date
the property developer's daughter and now here they are fighting
for the same house.
A couple in a difficult situation. One person is injured and the
other isn't interested in the house. They then lie about the state
of the house and accessibility for the injured person.
The Runaways. Lovers on the run but why? Why do they pick this
The Runaways Brother. Seems cool and is on a mission. He starts
becoming suspicious that the runaways he's looking for could be
The Troll Neighbors. A husband and wife see a lot of potential
buyers next door. So they decide to prank the potential home owners
performing haka and pōwhiri in the front yard, trying to hongi and
doing shapes with the mau rākau.
Two couples are looking through one of the houses when one of
them spots the other and diverts their partner elsewhere. Do they
know each other? Perhaps they haven't told their partner about the
And lastly The Landscapers. The guys who aren't prepared for the
auction, they get there late and need to hurry up and clean
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Your donation will enable us source costumes and dress the set
so we can bring our story to the screen. Oh, and we also need to
eat at some point, so your donation will help us with that
We are super passionate story tellers and want to end our study
at drama school with the best film we can produce. Your donations
are important to us and we thank each and every one of you for your