At the heart of Holy Bucket Productions lies a commitment to telling stories in ways that engage audiences. We believe in the power of narrative to engage people. The basis of any film is a great screenplay.


Lead writer Mike Riddell has spent a lifetime working on various forms of writing: novels, plays, and films. He brings that experience to bear on his many projects, and is sought after as a writer on numerous international projects.


Mike Riddell


When intrepid travellers from across the globe arrive to do a luxury tramp on the Milford Track, they're unprepared for how the encounter will change them. Amidst the primeval beauty of the surroundings, their hilarious adventures throw them into romance and conflict. A film of fun and beauty for discerning audiences. New Zealand - UK