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Bleach - Short Film
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Bleach Short Film
Project 2016-12-31 10:18:22 +1300
Hello, I'm Rose McMahon a 16 year old professional photographer and filmmaker. I’m on my way to achieving my goal of becoming the youngest ever female Director of a Hollywood film. Right now I’m a professional photographer, Little Miss Rose, and making self-funded short films. Like out of my own pocket self-funded, not from Mum and Dad, but using the profits of my own photography business to make movies.
I've just wrapped filming my first short film in December 2016. The film is called Implications of Imagination and I totally self-funded the production. The film premiered in front of over 1000 people at Night Owl Cinema in Mount Maunganui on the 5th January 2017. Thanks Night Owl Cinema for supporting local talent, you guys rock. A huge big thank you to the amazing cast and crew that made the film such a fun and rewarding project.
But, as I said I’m heading to Hollywood to direct major movies, so there’s no time for sitting around basking in the glory of the first film. There’s a lot to be done.
I'm about to start shooting my second short film - Bleach.
What is the film about? It's a boy meets girl kind of story. The boy is Jimmy, he’s cocky, overconfident and more than a little oblivious. He also thinks that the girl in the laundromat is cute, and “totally” into him. The girl? Her name is Faye, she has a dark hobby.
Again it's going to be self-funded, remember from my own pocket.
The film is set in a laundromat, so I’ll need to hire a laundromat for at least 2 days of filming. To cover some of the costs of hiring the laundromat, I’m reaching out to the crowd for some funding.
A future big-shot filmmaker thanks you deeply for your generosity, support, and good wishes. So just imagine in 10 years time you’ll be able to look back on this day and say you helped fund one of my early projects.
The people behind Bleach
You can read more about this incredible crew on Team page.
Rose McMahon – Director
Holly McMahon – Writer
Jared Dobbs – Director of Photography
Rachel Dobbs – Assistant to Director
Alf Rose – Sound Technician
Rose Allan – Hairdresser and Makeup Artist
Here are the incredible actors in Bleach...
MIKAYLA MORGAN - FAYE
Mikayla Morgan, a graduate of Southseas film and television school with a diploma in onscreen acting. Part time scarer at Spookers haunted attraction and full-time duty manager. Two roles which are totally different to each other, in her everyday life that help her portray the role of Faye in the up coming short film "Bleach". Mikayla has appeared in a hand full of short films during her studies and stage shows such as Steel Magnolias, Caberet, LovePuke, multiple Shakespeare plays and a range of roles from lead to supporting. She hopes to make her mark in the film industry and what better way to do that than with a talented group such as the team at Twinkling Bat Films and the cast of "Bleach".
MATT NAYLOR - JIMMY
Matt makes his on-screen acting debut as Jimmy in Bleach. Although this is Matt's first time in front of the camera he does have extensive music performance experience, as a professional DJ and an entrepreneurial streak as a business owner. Matt's natural swagger and confidence made him an instant hit with the entire casting team.
FLETCHER OXFORD - LAUNDROMAT NERD
Fletcher is a passionate actor who relishes in the escapism that altering his persona allows. Having performed numerous lead roles over the years, predominantly in musical theatre, melodrama and Shakespeare, he is by all means no stranger to the stage. Fletcher puts emotion above all else in every aspect of performance, be it music or acting, and finds purpose in relaying such emotion to an audience. From a very young age, he has devoted his life to the arts, always with a love for performing and undying future ambitions. Fletcher starred in Implications of Imagination both as lead actor and musical score writer (Twinkling Bat Films). Fletcher will also be writing, performing and recording an original soundtrack for Bleach.
ERROL SHAND - LAUNDROMAT TOUGH GUY
A New Zealand born and Australian trained actor, Erroll has worked predominately in the mediums of Film and TV. He consolidated his theatrical beginnings and gained a Bachelor of Theatre Arts with a major in Acting from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. Beginning his professional career in Sydney, it now spans well over a decade and it includes a variety of impressive industry names and titles, with directors and producers and locations stretching all over the globe. Erroll's diverse body of work has been a reflection of the style and strength he brings to the screen, from feature films to television dramas, comedy to theatre his characters are complex, engaging and leave you wanting more. The role that propelled Erroll into a new league of on screen villains was that of the infamous Mr Big of the Mr Asia Syndicate "Terry Clark" in Underbelly - Land of the Long Green Cloud. Since then he's developed an impressive list of dangerous antagonists, like "Chocka Fahey", who wouldn't have been out of place in Sons of Anarchy, to "Tony Micheals" in "Safehouse" and the latest of the bunch "Karl Riechman" in TVNZ's 20 episode drama "Filthy Rich" which aired earlier this year.
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2017-01-25 07:09:35 +1300
"Follow your dream Rose From all of us at The Big Smoke BBQ Co"
2017-01-24 21:28:42 +1300
"Looking forward to watching your next short film!!! So enjoyed the last one!"
2017-01-24 15:06:49 +1300
"Hey Rose, we LOVE your work! Love from Team UNO."
2017-01-20 10:44:46 +1300
"Well done Rose, you are an inspiring young women. We wish you all the very best in following your dreams. Diane. "
2017-01-16 20:54:25 +1300
"Love your work Rosie ❤ Can't wait to see what you deliver next xxxx "
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"Loved your first film. Good luck Rose! "
2017-01-12 00:36:45 +1300
"After just pledging for a 'signed cast photo,' I figured I can also skip my coffee & muffin tomorrow - LOL - hugs back!"
2017-01-12 00:23:15 +1300
"All the best from the team at Musae Studios - Suzanne & Mark! You can do this!"
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"The biggest adventure you can take is to live your dreams. Good on you Rose"
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"This is a really good opportunity to support a talented up and coming film maker. Good luck with the production. "
2017-01-09 13:46:53 +1300
"“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!"
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"You can do anything you set your mind to, with passion, hardwork, humility and a great support network! Go chase those dreams!"
2017-01-07 17:05:42 +1300
"You are amazing rose always have my support!!"