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Signing Off

Short Film (Full Length) – 1996

PG
Parental Guidance

During his last session on air, a veteran radio announcer (played by high school teacher David Corbalis) finds himself on an epic quest through the streets and sewers. His mission: to retrieve a special record, in time to play it for a devoted listener. Signing Off was made by Nightmare Productions, a team of Dunedin filmmakers. The success of this comical, high energy short film helped lead to Scarfies, the feature debut of Nightmare team member Rob Sarkies (Scarfies, Out of the Blue). A big seller overseas, Signing Off won awards at film festivals from Dresden to Montreal. 

Key Cast & Crew

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David Corballis

As: Walter Perryman

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Rob Sarkies

Director, Writer, Editor

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Lisa Chatfield

Producer

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Stephen Downes

Cinematographer

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Pamela Pow

As: Joyce

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Paul Barrett

As: Station Manager

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Produced by

Nightmare Productions

Acknowledgements

Made with the assistance of Creative New Zealand, with support from Dunedin City Council and the people of Dunedin

Sponsors include Taylormade Productions, TVNZ Natural History Unit and The Film Unit

Music

Soundtrack includes 'Cheek to Cheek', composed by Irving Berlin, performed by Phil Ohman and his Orchestra

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