The story follows two con males attempting to rip-off mechanics with dodgy degreaser.
By Max Davies
A brand new impartial feature-length film filmed largely within the Whittlesea space has been launched, put collectively by a Woodstock filmmaker with assist from family and friends.
‘Does This Style Like Degreaser To You?’ has been within the works for 3 years and is essentially the work of 23-year-old filmmaker Billy Rowlands, who wrote, directed, produced and acted within the film.
Mr Rowlands stated the story was impressed by his experiences whereas working as an automotive spray painter.
“The story follows a pair of con males who journey via the outback to rip-off mechanics with faux degreaser,” he stated.
“It’s loosely based mostly on an incident at my household’s store the place somebody tried to promote us faux product, and I believed that might be an excellent base.
“We imagine in telling authentic tales and executing such concepts in a really impartial trend.”
The story follows con males Bernie and Val on a street journey as they rip-off course of focused rural panel outlets.
The pair’s plan is put in danger after they come throughout Vick, a harmful panel store proprietor who catches them out.
The film’s manufacturing started in 2019 and was disrupted by COVID-19 restrictions, notably as lots of the automobiles utilized in filming had been on a membership allow and couldn’t be pushed during times of elevated restrictions.
Some filming was nonetheless in a position to proceed on Mr Rowlands’ Woodstock property.
He stated an goal of the film was to current the artwork the Whittlesea group needed to provide.
“There have been loads of family and friends concerned, particularly for actors,” Mr Rowlands stated.
“My brother performs a job, my dad performs a job, and we’ve acquired an authentic soundtrack which was additionally put collectively for us.”
Mr Rowlands stated it was his first vent feature-length movie, having beforehand made a number of quick movies, skits, and skateboarding movies that he has posted on his YouTube channel since 2014.
A premiere was held for the film’s launch in late Might, promoting out earlier than the film was uploaded to YouTube.
‘Does This Style Like Degreaser To You?’ is on the market in full on the Woodstock Roadshow YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PVr8ma2wC0.