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Make a film for Sesame Street

Make a film for Sesame Street

We are delighted to be working alongside Sesame Workshop’s Films Department to give New Zealand filmmakers the opportunity to pitch a short film idea for Season 50 of Sesame Street!

From Short to Series

From Short to Series

A new trend is on the rise: adapting short films into television shows. We take a look at three of the best in this month’s Screening Room.

German Short Film Night – Auckland

German Short Film Night – Auckland

Show Me Shorts presents a night of German short films on 14 August at The Kingslander in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Germany with a fun collection full of variety – comedy, fantasy, documentary, pianists, escaped bears and three brothers in a bathtub.

French Short Film Night Wellington

French Short Film Night Wellington

Join us for a night of French short films in Wellington on 20 September. Celebrate the cinema of France with a diverse selection including animation, drama, trains and swimming pools.

Polish Short Film Night

Polish Short Film Night

Show Me Shorts presents a night of Polish short films on 17 July at The Kingslander in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Poland with a lively collection full of variety – animation, drama, documentary, love, murder, acrobats and gossip.

Licensing music for short films

Licensing music for short films

Many a filmmaker has found themselves in hot water after not correctly gaining the required licenses and permissions for the music in their film. Here we have collected some advice on sourcing music for short films and obtaining the rights.

Deaf shorts – a sign of the times

Deaf shorts – a sign of the times

Recently there have been some amazing deaf-related films released overseas and in NZ, so we thought it was a good moment for us to highlight some of our favourite short films relating to the deaf community.