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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

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CHCH Predictions - Top15, Shortlist25 & a School List

Just a reminder: I'm not a judge, have no sway with judges, are not involved in any official discussions. Just my opinion based on a bit of history on how things might look. Have included some bolters though to shake things up. Hopefully I haven't included any DQ films.

A few of us saw all the heats so get ya own lists in.

15 Finalists (alphabetical)
Blood & Bone - "Hero" – Wish
Cactus - "Shank'd" – Splatstick
CRAB CRAB CRAB - "Close Encounters of the Bird Kind" - Musical + Wish (Ultra)
Domino - "Perpetual Pause" - High School
Dragon V Mouse - "Baby on Board" - Fish-Out-of-Water (Ultra)
Dystography Studios - "Claire" - Tech Thriller (Ultra)
The Crumbless Kingdom – “The Jacket” – Film That Spans 10yrs
JAGBOG – “Erik & Leo” – Wish (Ultra)
Little Old Lady Productions “Isolation” – Tech Thriller
11Creative – “I’m Gonna” - Wish
Poutine Wolf – “Ulka” - Wish (Ultra)
South Jersey Ghost Research – “Cushy: A Pull Story” - Film That Spans 10yrs
Strang Entertainment – “The Marquis de Sade” – Monster
TBALC – “The Spares” – Fish-Out-of-Water (Ultra)
Whale – “The Coke, the Cat & the Condom” – SplatStick

16-25 (alphabetical)
Cat House Films - “The Italian Connection” - Heist
Cruel World Productions – “Thirsty” – Monster
Drakonian - "K9 Catastrophe" – Wish
Everything Sticks - "The Stile" - Star-crossed Lovers (Ultra)
No Budget Ninjas – “Dumb Cult” – Last Day On Earth
Ripfocus – “A Slice of You” – Anti-RomCom
Silence of the LAMZ – “An Appointment With Poo” – Last Day on Earth
Submission Impossible – “PC High” – High School (Ultra)
Team Moon – “Banana Chick & Cat Girl” – Film That Spans 10yrs
The Reality Wizards – “Speak Up” – Back from the Dead

School Top 6 (alphabetical)
5 Musketeers – “Connection Issues” – Star-crossed Lovers
Abberyne – “Crumbling City; Tumbling Minds” - Film That Spans 10yrs
Geese – “Cold Turkey” - Fish-Out-of-Water
Motueka High Alpha – “The Poppening” – Time Travel
Spud – “Mr Morris” – High School
Titanic Swim Team – “Balloon” – Anti-RomCom

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

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Strange
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 106

Great List Stu, lots of great films in there.

Here’s my List, with a totally differnt format haha

Winner
Hero by Blood and Bone

Could Still Win This Thing
Baby on Board by Dragon V Mouse
My Cousins Missus Carpooling partner and the Red Cards by Team Hindsight
Cushy: A Pull Story by South Jersey Ghost Research

Finalist’s
Erik & Leo by JAGBOG
Isolation by Little old Lady Productions
Dumb Cult by No Budget Ninjas
Utka by Poutine Wolf
PC High by Submission Impossible
The Spares by TBALC
The Wish (Hopefully nobody else picked that title) by Toot Toot

WILD CARD - Personal Hopefuls
Shank’d by Cactus
The 3 Undateables by M3 Merrin School Movie Makers
Stanley & Mildred by Foreign Objects

Rounding Out The Night’s Entertainment
Cooking with Sea Men: Monsters of Rock Special - Featuring Kitty Chow by Aron’s Anal Lube Vacation
Altar by COA: Rogue One
Close Encounters of the Bird Kind by CRAB CRAB CRAB
A Slice of You by Rip Focus
I’m Gonna by 11 Creative


Way to go Christchurch, Great stuff.

2018- The Marquis de Sade The Monster Movie
2017 - Pandora's Night The Alien Film & Behind The Scenes The At Night Movie
2016 - Every Romance Trailer Ever Rom-Com
2015 - The Intervention Shock Ending
2014 - Steak and Cheese Lies Puzzle/Mystery Film
2013 - Prey: A Tale From The Future Robot/Cyborg/Android Film
2012 - True. Inspirational Film
2011 - The Kids Next Door Revenge Film
2010 - Take 4 Ghost Film
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

Nice list, Strange. I remembered not to reveal your true identity :)

I did notice that you excluded your own film. Always so modest.

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Joel_Tempero
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2018
Posts: 15

I had the beginnings of a list like this and it was pretty much identical to Strang just with a couple of my personal hopefuls switched out (eg. PlanetFoxFilms "There was a way" and Moofestations "Natalie and Gregory"). Looking at these titles makes me glad I'm not gonna be in that room deciding which 15 are gonna make it. Exciting stuff!!

rip focus - Team Leader
2019 - "a nipple in time" (Time-Travel)
2018 - "A Slice of You" (Anti-Rom Com)
2017 - "A Ripple in Time" (Sci-Fi)

Bus Stop Studios (School Team) - Team Leader
2016- "Knitting, Crochet & Embroidery" (Puppet)
2015- "Harper's Curiosity" (Mystery)
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Strange
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 106

in reply to Mista Teas:

I probably could have included it under wildcard - personal hopefuls. ;)

2018- The Marquis de Sade The Monster Movie
2017 - Pandora's Night The Alien Film & Behind The Scenes The At Night Movie
2016 - Every Romance Trailer Ever Rom-Com
2015 - The Intervention Shock Ending
2014 - Steak and Cheese Lies Puzzle/Mystery Film
2013 - Prey: A Tale From The Future Robot/Cyborg/Android Film
2012 - True. Inspirational Film
2011 - The Kids Next Door Revenge Film
2010 - Take 4 Ghost Film
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BigRay
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 39

Just want to thank you guys for your review output again. For me, you are one of the key benchmarks through which I compare our films to others, plus there's always nuggets of advice and observations that we carry forward year on year. I'm pretty disappointed we didn't get into the Top 25 and follow Strange's very welcome nod, but we'll be back next time ...

Christchurch On Air
2019 Closure | Opposites Attract
2018 Altar | Anti-RomCom
2016 Yarn Bombers | Cat And Mouse
2015 Special Delivery | Science Gone Mad
2013 the choices | Race Against The Clock
2012 The Collectors | Crime
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mikedensem
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 346

So we didn't make it, but had heaps of fun. Check it out:
https://youtu.be/n8QJ2Sy4pLY

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2019 - Maximum of 30 characters - The Holiday Movie:
Cabin Fever
2018 - Silence of the LAMZ - The Last day on Earth Movie: An Appointment with a Poo
2017 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Musical (Transformation): TRANSformation
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films - Survival (Fate): Best Day Ever
2016 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Horror: Glitchers
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films -Time Travel: One More Time(s)
2015 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Musical: Find a Way
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films - Mad Science: Kitty-Matic 2000
2014 - Slept through this whole year...
2013 - [boo hoo - didn't participate]
2012 - The Juxtaposition - Action Movie: INFUSION
2011 - Princess Zoe Films - Fad Movie: Contra-fable-gooble 'ness
2010 - Princess Zoe Films (Rubber Tears) - Road Movie: 'Whole Wide World'
2009 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Parallel World: 'Smoke and Mirrors'
2008 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Juvenile Delinquent: 'Lipstick Karma'
2007 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Grindhouse: 'Grindhouse Day Presents'
2006 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - War/Western: 'An Unruly Patch of Land'
2005 - Team 'Imagic Mushrooms' - Pretentious Art: 'Erar Muidem'
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

in reply to BigRay:

You were in my 28. I really found it hard leaving it out.

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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jjosland
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2015
Posts: 83

I've long since given up hope of ever getting into the finals. Still, I would never make something I wouldn't be happy to watch again or show others. This year was a fun experiment to see what would happen. I really feel some of those veteran teams aren't pushing themselves hard enough
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2019 (School team producer: Breens B-Roll) Timeslingers Time Travel Film Christchurch Nominee for Best School Team, Christchurch Nominee for Best use of Genre
2019 (School team producer: Mini Mad Scientists) Miss Galaxy 3000 Science Fiction Film
Mad Scientists
2018 We'll just have to do things the long wayStar Crossed Lovers(ULTRA) Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2017 Uber Cyborg 2.0 Sci-Fi Love (ULTRA)
2016 Wrong Target Mistaken Identity |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film Nominee|Christchurch Best Art Direction Nominee
2015 Uber Cyborg Science gone mad |Christchurch Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Movie|Christchurch Best Costume Nominee
2014 One Man Army Against the Odds |National Most Incredibly Strange Best Bad Film|Christchurch Best Team Intro
2011 Humpty Dumpty: The Untold Story Mystery
2009 Blackout Superhero
2008 Take As Prescribed Horror (Disqualified for being over length)
Nervous Poop
2010 48Hours Later Musical | Christchurch Best Bad Film Runner Up
Gorilla Pictures
2006 Rubix Dude and Wheelchair Mania Superhero Film | Christchurch Finalist, Christchurch Best Original Score, Christchurch Best Use Of Character, Christchurch Best Screenplay
2005 Mr Fluffy and the Robot Sci-Fi (Disqualified- 4 minutes late)
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

in reply to Joel_Tempero:

Looking at these titles makes me glad I'm not gonna be in that room deciding which 15 are gonna make it.

Which you can now have a crack at. Don't be afraid...

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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Clayton Hiku
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2012
Posts: 58

in reply to mikedensem:

Mike. I just want to say I absolutely loved your film! I said so in my review that if you don't get a nod for best script I will be gutted. The concept was excellent and execution was great and the dialogue at the end would have given Neil de Grasse Tyson a run for his money ;) Well done.

48 Hours
2019 - Submission Impossible - Now you see me, Now you don't CHCH City Finalist, 3rd Place Audience Favourite Heat 8, Nominated for Best Team Intro, WIFT Outstanding Female Filmmaker (Michal Bush)
2018 - Submission Impossible - PC High - CHCH 2nd RUNNER UP, WINNER of Best Director and Audience Favourite Heat 9, Nominated for Best Editor and Best Script
2017 - Submission Impossible - Polaroid 2 CHCH Finalist, Nominated for Best Actress (Michal Bush)
2016 - Submission Impossible - The Rock and a Hard Place CHCH Finalist, WINNER of Best Team Intro, Nominated for - Best Script,
2015 - Submission Impossible - Home CHCH Finalist, Nominated for; Best Cinematography, Best Score, Best Actress (Anna Whitaker), Best Script. Best Team Intro
2014 - Submission Impossible - One Night at Martinet's CHCH Finalist, Nominated for, Best Use of Character, Best Script, Best Actress, Best Original Song Winner of Canon Competition
2013 - Submission Impossible - Polaroid - CHCH Finalist, WINNER of Audience Favourite Heat 10 and Best use of Character Best Team Intro
2012 - Submission Impossible - Split
2011 - Film Flam - Revenge is a dish best served cold - Composer

V48 Seconds
2011 - Iron Man, Inception, X-men, 2010 - New Moon, 2009 - 300
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mikedensem
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 346

in reply to Clayton Hiku:

Thanks for that.
We thoroughly enjoyed the weekend so we consider ourselves winners already.

--------------------
2019 - Maximum of 30 characters - The Holiday Movie:
Cabin Fever
2018 - Silence of the LAMZ - The Last day on Earth Movie: An Appointment with a Poo
2017 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Musical (Transformation): TRANSformation
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films - Survival (Fate): Best Day Ever
2016 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Horror: Glitchers
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films -Time Travel: One More Time(s)
2015 - (Guardian for two school teams)
-- Fart Chicken Productions - Musical: Find a Way
-- Kitty Aye Aye Films - Mad Science: Kitty-Matic 2000
2014 - Slept through this whole year...
2013 - [boo hoo - didn't participate]
2012 - The Juxtaposition - Action Movie: INFUSION
2011 - Princess Zoe Films - Fad Movie: Contra-fable-gooble 'ness
2010 - Princess Zoe Films (Rubber Tears) - Road Movie: 'Whole Wide World'
2009 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Parallel World: 'Smoke and Mirrors'
2008 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Juvenile Delinquent: 'Lipstick Karma'
2007 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - Grindhouse: 'Grindhouse Day Presents'
2006 - Team 'Rubber Tears' - War/Western: 'An Unruly Patch of Land'
2005 - Team 'Imagic Mushrooms' - Pretentious Art: 'Erar Muidem'
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SempaiSquitny
From: Christchurch
Since: Sep 2017
Posts: 5

Of Mr Teas' list, 14/15 of his top 15 and 5/10 of the top 25 (Total of 19/25) correct predictions. Even gave himself a cheeky nomination, well deserved! Congrats to everyone!

The Grundles - Auckland
2019 - Sole Proprietor - SciFi
Cruel World Production - Christchurch
2018 - Thirsty - Monster / Top 25 Shortlist
2017 - Avoca-Don't - Musical / City Finalist, Audience Favourite
2016 - Unbe-Weeb-Able - Comedy of Errors
2015 - High Spirits - Science Gone Mad
2014 - Case of the Knit-Wit -
Mistaken Identity
2013 - We Can Help - Non-Dialogue
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Bloydd
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2011
Posts: 142

And for the record, Rowan had 13/19 correct. Interesting to see if all of those end up being the ones that make the finals when that's announced.

Quick show of hands, what does everyone think of the new shortlist thing?

Richard Martin

DRAGON V MOUSE - Team Leader
2019 - That Time of the Month - Time Travel (NOT ULTRA) - CHCH finalist
2018 - Baby on Board - Fish-Out-of-Water (ULTRA) - CHCH finalist
2017 - Grisly - Horror Comedy (ULTRA) - CHCH finalist + Best use of Character (A Female)
2016 - Trap - Cat & Mouse - CHCH Finalist + Best use of Tech Element
2015 - Repent - Last Person on Earth - CHCH Finalist
2014 - Bearly: A Revenge Movie - Revenge - CHCH Finalist + Best use of Tech Element
2013 - 'Trigger' - Converging Storyline
2012 - 'Elmerdale' - Fantasy Adventure
2011 - Refuge - One Room/Horror (We don't talk about this one)
2010 - 'Everything You Need To Know About Sex (But Were Too Thick To Realise)' - Sex Education - Audience Favourite
2009 - 'Behind Closed Doors' - Real Time

Producer - The 48 Hours Podcast
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TheNimbleMarmoset
From: Christchurch
Since: May 2012
Posts: 198

in reply to Bloydd:

Quick show of hands, what does everyone think of the new shortlist thing?

While my initial response was "Huh?", right now I'm choosing to reserve any further judgement, until I get a better idea of how it's received by the competitors at large, especially those who make the top 25 but not the top 15.

(For example, for those 10 teams, is this going to be liked and helpful because they'll get a better sense of how close they came, to help them calibrate their efforts for next year? Or will they just feel a bit dejected coming off the tease of being a possible finalist that never eventuated?)

(And if I end up being one of those 10, I'll be sure to let you know the flavour of my ennui.)

I'm also curious to see how many of the not-top-25 teams upload their films for public viewing. If those numbers are markedly up on previous years, I guess that will be a decent tick in the PRO column for this new system.

SOUTH JERSEY GHOST RESEARCH
2019 - "Catman and Robyn" (The Secret Identity Movie)
2018 - "Cushy: A Pull Story" (The Film That Spans More Than Ten Years)

TBALC
2017 - "Down 2 The Wire". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016 - "Down To The Wire" (Bechdel)
2016 - "Windows" (Mystery). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2011 - "Band Of Bullies" (Quest)
2015 - "The Silent Man" (Mystery). . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2010 - "I Am Single" (Rom Com)
2014 - "The Ex" (Rom Com). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 - "New Fish" (Musical)
2013 - "Quarrelsome Heat" (Action/Adventure). . . 2008 - "Übermensch" (Horror)
2012 - "Nicky + Eve 19/5" (One Shot) . . . . . . . . . . .2007 - "Pain-Killer: The Sick Sense" (Superhero)

EVIL GENIUS LABS
2005 - "Bruised Gold" (Documentary)
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

Even gave himself a cheeky nomination, well deserved!

You haven't even seen my film, Seigan!

Quick show of hands, what does everyone think of the new shortlist thing?

Love it! Ask me again when the 15 finalists are announced.

I'm also curious to see how many of the not-top-25 teams upload their films for public viewing.

Last year in CHCH 43 films were uploaded to the Screening Room out of (according to the reviews site) 95 films, (excluding a few MIAs). So about 45%. Surely that can be beaten. Only 12/15 finalists are in the 2017 Screening Room.

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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SempaiSquitny
From: Christchurch
Since: Sep 2017
Posts: 5

what does everyone think of the new shortlist thing?

For teams outside the top 25: Keeps the momentum/hype of the 48Hours weekend, being able to watch films from heats which you couldn't attend or from other regions. Allows films to be uploaded earlier, more reviews can be written, get feedback for next year, etc.

For teams in 11~25: Gutting definitely once the finalists are announced, but as TheNimbleMarmoset said, it gives those teams a future goal for next year's competition. These are generally the teams who are active in the community through the forums, facebook, and review site. This is healthy for the competition, I think, on top of AJ's reviews (For Christchurch at least), the quality of films can only get better! slight bias maybe being in top 25

For teams in top 15: Not much of a change imo, the "tier 1" films from that year are mostly determined after heats presumably.

You haven't even seen my film, Seigan!

Its good to see an new up-and-coming team such as Everything Sticks in the competition! Exciting to see the growth of the team in future years! \s

The Grundles - Auckland
2019 - Sole Proprietor - SciFi
Cruel World Production - Christchurch
2018 - Thirsty - Monster / Top 25 Shortlist
2017 - Avoca-Don't - Musical / City Finalist, Audience Favourite
2016 - Unbe-Weeb-Able - Comedy of Errors
2015 - High Spirits - Science Gone Mad
2014 - Case of the Knit-Wit -
Mistaken Identity
2013 - We Can Help - Non-Dialogue
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dramamike
From: Wellington
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 1352

I like the idea.
I don't think being amongst films 11-25 would be too gutting. It would suggest that you are close and being considered.

2019 Depart'ners Buddy
2018 Thanks to the Academy Heist Ultra
2017 Forelsket Nutbar Films Buddy Sacrifice
2016 Con Troll Alt Delete Nutbar Films Horror Fan Favourite. City Finalist for Make-Up
2015 Hide and Seek Nutbar Films Mystery
2014 Confessions Nutbar, with a taste of Nimlin Film, within a film
2013 Made Maid Nutbar Films City Finalist for POV Shot Robot/Cyborg/Android
2012 I Still Dream in Colour Nutbar Films Action
2011 Raptured Golden Carrot Films Mystery
2010 Fraternal Fabrication Golden Carrot Films Twin
2009 I love you this much Golden Carrot Films Romance
2008 Luke Walker and the Golden Carrot William Shatner's Pants Animal
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Mista Teas
From: Christchurch
Since: Apr 2011
Posts: 529

in reply to SempaiSquitny:

For teams in 11~25: Gutting definitely once the finalists are announced, but as

Huh? Do you mean 16~25? I don't understand.

SCREENING NOW: End - Real Time; CHCH25s
REVISIT: The Stile - Star-crossed Lovers; ULTRA48; CHCH25s

Everything Sticks since 2008
48Hr Films 2008-2019 48Sec Films 2008-2016

Mista Teas (Stu Gilpin) NATIONAL WINNER "Best/Most Prolific Reviewer" 2011 REVIEWS ARCHIVE
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SempaiSquitny
From: Christchurch
Since: Sep 2017
Posts: 5

in reply to Mista Teas:

Do you mean 16~25

Yes, my bad

The Grundles - Auckland
2019 - Sole Proprietor - SciFi
Cruel World Production - Christchurch
2018 - Thirsty - Monster / Top 25 Shortlist
2017 - Avoca-Don't - Musical / City Finalist, Audience Favourite
2016 - Unbe-Weeb-Able - Comedy of Errors
2015 - High Spirits - Science Gone Mad
2014 - Case of the Knit-Wit -
Mistaken Identity
2013 - We Can Help - Non-Dialogue
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Naked Mole Rat
From: christchurch
Since: May 2018
Posts: 1

in reply to Strange:

Rounding Out The Night’s Entertainment

The ol' gap filler Eh... :(

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