For Educators

Show Me Shorts offers a range of educational programmes, providing professional development and networking opportunities for experienced and emerging filmmakers, as well as special screenings for school groups and educational resources for use in primary, intermediate and secondary school classrooms.


Show Me Shorts in Schools kit

The Show Me Shorts in Schools kit provides students and teachers with an educational framework through which to explore New Zealand short films and the wider themes they address. The kit gives access to nine kiwi shorts and provides background information and four lesson plans for each film designed based on NZ curriculum requirements. The kit is available as a DVD & printed booklet, online subscription & digital PDF and a combination of both. Click through to find out more

Screenings for School Groups

Show Me Shorts offers screenings for school groups in cinemas throughout NZ as part of the festival each November. This is a specially designed programme for students aged 8-16 to view high-quality, fun, and educational short films on the big screen. Click through to find out more



Teaching short films in NZ schools

The Show Me Shorts in Schools kit gives educators access to nine great kiwi shorts and includes support material with four lesson plans for each film. These resources have been designed by educational professionals and focus on primary and intermediate classrooms and the NZ curriculum.