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Blood Siblings: The Way of the Brick - short film

Another project created for the 48 Hour Film Project (Melbourne) in 2013, again with our corporate alter-egos, Ready to Roll.  

Our genre was martial arts, our prop was a brick, the character we had to include was Sally Dawkins (a photographer), and the line of dialogue was 'There's another way to do it, you know...'

The result was this fairly ridiculous short film which was selected for the Top 12 Finalists, as well as being nominated for Audience Choice, Best Sound Design, Best Score, and winning Best Actor for Genevieve Morris.


  • Directed by Chris Tomkins
  • Produced by Marisa Brown
  • DOP: John Carter
  • Sound Recordist: Mark ' Granny' Granland
  • 1st AC: Britta Lauritzen
  • 2nd AC: Leonard Wilkinson
  • Production Assistants Rob Hamilton and Nic Hirst
  • Makeup: Rose Parsons
  • Script by: Chris Tomkins and Michelle Nussey
  • Story by: Chris Tomkins, Michelle Nussey, Trevor Matthews, Monica Burtscher, Roz Hammond, Ross Daniels, Emilie Collyer and Chris Saxton.
  • Performed by: Chris Saxton, Genevieve Morris, Michelle Nussey, Geoff Paine, Ross Daniels, Roz Hammond, Rob Hamilton and Peter Muehlenberg, with additional voices by Lliam Amor and Amanda Buckley.
  • Music by: Thomas E. Rouch
  • Sound Mix by: Andrew McGrath
  • Assistant Editor: Corey Jones-O'Meara
  • Edited by: Chris Tomkins