The Six Dollar Fifty Man

Andy is forced to break out of his make-believe superhero world to deal with playground bullies and the teacher.

  • New Zealand
  • 2009, 15 min
  • Director: Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland
  • Director of photography: Simon Baumfield
  • Editor: Joe Callwood
  • Screenplay: Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland
  • Music: Connan Hosford
  • Cast: Oscar Vandy-Connor, Celina Russo-Bewick, Nick Blake
  • Contacts: New Zealand Film Commission
  • Producer: Wendy Cuthbert
  • Production: Sticky Pictures

Mark Albiston, Louis Sutherland

Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland grew up in New Zealand. Louis studied drama and Mark went to film school. They have been working together for over 15 years. Their third short film, The Six Dollar Fifty Man (2009), has won over 15 awards at various international festivals. Run (2007), their earlier short film, won special mention at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. They are currently writing a feature screenplay.