Showing the Ropes

Gregory the Hangman is at the top of his game, but will his last 'show' be at the end of someone else's rope?

DIRECTOR: David Pyefinch
PRODUCER: Rogan Brown
WRITER: Simon Gray
DURATION: 10 min
YEAR: 2011

Showing the Ropes - Raw Nerve 2011 from Wide Angle Tasmania on Vimeo.


His methods may be antiquated but no-one gives a better send off than the world’s most popular hangman Gregory. However, his ambitious assistant Pensive Nemes is determined to introduce his new system that takes all the fun out of hanging. Gregory won’t quit, but the calculating Nemes knows the quickest way to get someone off the gallows is straight down.

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Tasmanian Tropfest screening (Feb, 2012)
Shorts Film Festival, Adelaide (May 2012)
DC Shorts, Washington USA (Sept, 2012)
Cockatoo Island Film Festival, Sydney (Oct, 2012)
BOFA Short Film Festival, Tasmania (Nov, 2013)
Raw Nerve QR Film Festival - Taste of Tasmania (Jan, 2014)

Gregory - John Xintavelonis
Pensive Nemes - Guy Hooper

Abi Binning - Executive Producer
Dick Marks OAM - Mentor Producer
Simon Gray - Director of Photography
David Pyefinch - Editor
Ronnie McCulloch - First Assistant Director
Gus Smith - Art Director
Mike Sampey - Sound Recordist
Michael Gissing - Digital City Studios - Colour Grade and Sound Mix

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