Events

Show Me Shorts loves to celebrate short films, their talented creators and the audience for whom they are made. We are proud to put on events each year to bring the two together in fun and entertaining ways.

 

Auckland Opening Night & Awards Ceremony

Join us for a very special night out, celebrating short films and the people who make them. Be there to watch as the winners of the Show Me Shorts Awards are announced, prizes presented and the winning films played. Click through to find out more.


Wellington Opening Night

Celebrate local winners and watch all the award-winning films at the opening of the Wellington season. This event brings together short film makers and short film enthusiasts to toast our community’s best and brightest. Click through to find out more.


Short Film Talks

Interested in learning more about short film making? Join us for the Short Film Talks, presented by ACG Yoobee School of Design and Show Me Shorts, in Auckland and Wellington during the festival. These FREE two-hour sessions bring top short film makers together to each screen one of their works and discuss the joys and challenges of making that short film. Click through to find out more.


 

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New Zealand shorts in Taiwan

Show Me Shorts is more than a festival, we advocate for the short film art form and the short film community. We are excited to present a selection of top short films from New Zealand at Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Film Festival 2016, which starts next week.



2016 awards finalists announced!

We’re pleased to announce and congratulate the awards finalists for 2016! Winners will be announced, and prizes will be presented for nine award categories, including the Oscar®-accredited Lightbox Best Film Award and Best International Film Award. The winners will have their films screened at the Opening Night & Awards Ceremony at Auckland’s Civic Theatre on 1 October.


Tickets for the opening nights are now on sale!

Tickets for our Opening Night and Awards Ceremony at the Auckland Civic Theatre are on sale NOW!
Join us for a very special night out, celebrating short films and the people who make them. Be there to watch as the winners of the Show Me Shorts Awards are announced, prizes presented and the winning films are played.




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.