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Going Public

Going Public

In this month’s Screening Room, Hanako shares three films that play with our everyday interactions in public spaces. Spanning 30 years, from 1980 to 2010, each of these films present unique, yet somehow familiar, interpretations of how we act when out and about.

Screening at Splore Feb 20-21!

Screening at Splore Feb 20-21!

Show Me Shorts is proud to be presenting 7 great kiwi shorts at this year’s Splore festival of art, music, and culture. These films touch on the common theme of home and our comings and goings from it. They are suitable for all ages and will be screening at Splace on Friday and Saturday nights from 10pm.

Torturing your characters

Torturing your characters

Sometimes for a story to be worth telling, its characters have to go through hell. In this month’s Screening Room, Clayton Barnett takes a look at three shorts from the 2014 festival now screening online that take their protagonists and creators through the wringer.

Entries for 2015 now open!

Entries for 2015 now open!

We’re pleased to welcome entries for this year’s festival! Click through to find out about entry details and how Show Me Shorts winners have gained attention in NZ and further abroad. Final submission deadline for the year closes 1 July 2015.

The People’s Choice!

The People’s Choice!

The votes are in and we’re proud to congratulate the makers of Coconut as the 2014 winners of the Wendy’s People’s Choice award.

Cracker shorts for Christmas

Cracker shorts for Christmas

Special guest and promo director for Sky TV Clayton Barnett shares three shorts from this year’s festival that can now also be found online. While on the surface these shorts focus on levity, they also manage to convey deeper messages on love, aspiration, and beauty.

Festival underway- opening tonight in Wellington!

Festival underway- opening tonight in Wellington!

We’ve had a great time so far during the 2014 festival- but the show is by no means over! We’re opening tonight in Wellington and kicking off our broader NZ tour. You can also still catch screenings in Auckland until November 19.

And the Oscar® accreditation goes to…

And the Oscar® accreditation goes to…

Congratulations to our winners for 2014! During a fantastic opening at The Civic in Auckland, 9 films were awarded accolades, with the coveted and Oscar®-qualifying Best Film Award going to Dive.