Two workmates, typical Aussie males, Jaydeep ‘Blogger’ Singh and Michael Stacey, undergo the worst Monday commute in their lives. Not only do they discover an empty tank and no fuel for sale, in the end, they are forced to walk the journey. And for a bloke like Michael, that is beyond unfair punishment.


Director Statement 
Asked to think about alternate fuels, sustainable transport, and a lack of oil, we sat down and thought about what we wanted to do. And quickly decided that whatever it was, it was to be fun, irrelevant, and avoid being preachy at all costs.
It would also be dialogue driven.

Alastair Hampton was a valuable resource, being a qualified engineer as well as an accomplished actor, meant that what we wove would actually be based on reality.

So not only did we create a story, its very foundation was both comedy and scientific limitations. As well as irrelevancy.

So a Road Trip when the country is running out of fuel seems perfect.


Starring: Alastair Hampton and Vineet Mehta

Written and Directed by: Tony Hooper

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About the author

Tony Hooper’s career began in the corporate world, however that changed dramatically with a move into the Media industry. He began making short documentary pieces (on aspects of business) and in exploring his more creative side he produced a number of short films, including the series “Stock Footage Fairytales” (now being remastered). He has worked on a number of music videos and commercials, as well as writing screenplays for both short and feature film. Tony is currently exploring the intrigues of experimental film while preparing for his debut directing a feature. He is a CPA, and a member of a number of screen bodies, and has worked within the corporate sector for over a decade, including as a Senior Executive in a major media company. His plethora of experience, from negotiating contracts, reporting financial affairs, and managing film sets, and his adaptability with situations and technology, has given him a wide breadth of knowledge on all aspects of production.

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