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Entries now open for 2016!

Entries now open for 2016!

We’re stoked to once again open our doors to short film makers from New Zealand and around the world. Entries are open from February to July, but earlybirds get a fee discount so get in quick!

A short shot of love

A short shot of love

Valentine’s Day is looming, so Show Me Shorts team member Clayton Barnett has picked out three short takes on love – and we aren’t just talking about the romantic, mushy stuff, either.

All hail the Baddies

All hail the Baddies

‘Tis the season to be surprised – Auckland-based artist and filmmaker Joseph Jowitt introduces us to the world of Sam Kristofski, with three hyped-up shorts that blend “arcade graphics and blockbuster anti-hero worship”. We’re intrigued.

Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners!

Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners!

The winning films were announced in style at the Auckland Opening Night and Awards Ceremony at The Civic. From a field of nearly 1000 entrants to 46 selected films to 8 award winners, these films are truly outstanding achievements in filmmaking.

Announcing the 2015 awards finalists

Announcing the 2015 awards finalists

We’re pleased to announce the awards finalists for 2015! Find out which films in the festival have been nominated by our judges for outstanding achievement and a share of the prize pool valued at over $25,000.

Programme Picks from Francesca Rudkin

Programme Picks from Francesca Rudkin

Film reviewer and presenter Francesca Rudkin discusses three films from this year’s festival. These beautifully crafted shorts tie in themes of familial love in the face of a wide range of adversity: from coming-to-terms with coming-of-age to inter-generational socio-economic issues to vertical discrimination.