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Rainbow Shorts 2020

Rainbow Shorts 2020

We are honoured and excited to share more rainbow community stories than ever before, with twelve of the 78 films in our programme holding LGBTQI+ connections.

Award Nominees Announced 2020

Award Nominees Announced 2020

We are delighted to announce the nominees for the 2020 awards at Show Me Shorts Film Festival. Winners will be announced at the Awards Night – 4 October at Rialto Cinemas Newmarket.

2020 Programme Announced

2020 Programme Announced

Show Me Shorts goes hybrid for 2020. New Zealand’s largest international short film festival will open in cinemas across Aotearoa – and online – from 2 October.

Indonesian Short Film Night

Indonesian Short Film Night

Join us for an evening of Indonesian short films full of family, friendship, frights, love, and contemplation of the big questions in life. Available to watch online from 18-20 August.

Oscar Shorts Film Night 2020

Oscar Shorts Film Night 2020

Join us for an evening of award winning short films. Watch the nominees for Best Animation and Best Live Action categories at the Oscars. 7pm Tuesday 14 July at The Kingslander in Auckland. 7pm Wednesday 15 July at The Third Eye in Wellington. Book now.

Italian Short Film Night 2020

Italian Short Film Night 2020

Join us for an evening of Italian short films full of animation, astronauts, family, religion and laughter. In Auckland 23 June. Online 25-27 June. Tickets now on sale.

Intern Position Available

Intern Position Available

Come work with us. Want to get work experience at New Zealand’s leading international short film festival? Hone your administration skills; learn about film distribution and exhibition; be part of a passionate team that creates vital screen industry events. Applications close 19 June.

Animation In Isolation

Animation In Isolation

Many top animators have been busy during lock-down. Creating short films that allow us to reflect on and poke gentle fun at our anxiety, escalating desire to escape, and strange urge to hoard toilet paper. Enjoy them here.

British Short Film Night (BAFTA nominees)

British Short Film Night (BAFTA nominees)

Join us to celebrate the cinema of Britain with this vibrant collection of short films full of empathetic farmers, entrepreneurial young people, friendly nurses, zombies and gay men in the swinging sixties. Get tickets now.