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SMS responds to NZFC shorts funding changes

In March the NZ Film Commission released a consultation paper regarding some changes they would like to make to the way they fund the production of short films. You can also find more about the new plan for shorts on their website. As key proponents of short film in NZ,. . . Read more ›

Screening Room April 2014: Short Shorts


My name is Craig Ranapia. I’m the resident (and appallingly slack) culture blogger for Public Address and secretary for the Auckland Film Society. But, in the end, my only qualification for being here is that I’ve been watching films — long, short, highbrow, and low trash — for over thirty. . . Read more ›

Screening Room March 2014: Shorts from Wellington


Hi, my name is Stephanie Charles and I’m the Global Markets Manager at StarNow, an online talent community.   As a ground-breaking, inclusive, and accessible platform for exciting and engaging storytelling, shorts films are a great way for our talented filmmakers to enter the industry. They also give actors the. . . Read more ›

Entries now open for the 2014 festival!


We’re excited to announce the opening of our doors to entries for the 2014 festival and look forward to bringing another amazing round of short films to cinemas throughout New Zealand again this November. Please see our entries page for more details, the FAQ if you still have questions, or. . . Read more ›

Screening Room February 2014: Kiwi music videos


Kia ora and welcome back to another year of the Show Me Shorts Screening Room! As you may have heard, 2014 marks the launch of a brand new category in our festival – music videos. Music videos have proven to be an invaluable launching pad for a huge number of. . . Read more ›

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