All posts by Clayton Barnett



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.


Comedy Month Short Films

Enjoy some choice laughs on us watching these three comedic short films with bold concepts: a wooden dummy, a time machine and a bangin’ sound track.


Lavish LGBT Cinema

Since Moonlight famously nabbed Best Picture at last year’s Oscars it has been a lavish year for LGBT cinema. There are no signs of quality queer short and feature films stopping any time soon. We’re celebrating that with this month’s Screening Room post sharing three films from the LGBT community.







Filmmaking competitions forge teams

How do you forge a filmmaking dream team? Short film making competitions are a great place to test out your crew under pressure. This month we look at the work of some teams who have successfully used filmmaking competitions and made great short films in the process.