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Award Finalists Announced!

There are two for each of our eight award categories. The winners will be announced at our opening night event on Thursday the 5th of November. And the nominees are: Kodak Best Film Paul Swadel for ‘Poppy’ Jackie van Beek and Bridget Fogarty for ‘Just Like the Others’ Best Student Film Michael Humphrey for ‘The Big Happiness’ Matteo Bruno for..


Sign up for workshops – Auckland November 7, Wellington November 14

Something old and something new… Show Me Shorts presents a new feature of the festival, a half-day short film workshop featuring tips from seasoned pros and a screening of brand new shorts from fresh talent. session one A panel of established filmmakers talk about some of their own work and discuss what goes into developing a good short film. This..

Works in progress sought

After four years of bringing the best of New Zealand and Australian short film to cinemas throughout New Zealand, the Show Me Shorts festival is expanding this year’s programme to include workshops in Auckland and Wellington. Morning workshops will be held during the first weekend of the festival in Auckland and Wellington and will consist of a script development workshop..

new partner on board

We’re pleased to announce that the Screen Directors Guild of New Zealand is sponsoring this year’s Best Director award, and also a new award category: Best Editor. For a full list of the 2009 award categories, click here.

past winners and finalists

If you’re curious to see which films won awards in previous years, here they are: best film award, 2008 Winner: Noise Control by The Simmonds Brothers (more…)