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The trials and tribulations of Fictional artist Sydney Manson, from his birth to his defining moment. Sydney struggles with success, failure and the fickle nature of his industry.

Film notes

The latest entry from Team PuppyGuts - the V48 Hour Furious Film Making Competitions 2008 Grand National Winners and Peter Jackson's Wildcard Pick.

Made as part of the V 48 hour film competition. We were given certain elements at 7pm on the Friday and went from concept to final film by 7pm on the Sunday.

These elements were:

Genre: Biopic
Character: Sydney Manson, a fabricator
Prop: a broken toy
shot element: dolly zoom
Line: "When you look at it that way"
biopic 48 hours artist new zealand



Previous screenings

V48hours | 2010
5 Apr – 8 May | Auckland, New Zealand

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M (New Zealand)

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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 12 May 2010