Join the team helping to select the best short films in the world. We’re now recruiting volunteers to watch short films for the 2020 festival.
Award nominees announced
Programme Announced for 2019
Welcome message from the Festival Director
2019 Aotearoa Short Film Lab Participants Announced
Submissions for 2019 now open
Nominees announced for 2018 awards
Participants announced for Aotearoa Short Film Lab 2018
Submissions for 2018 now open
2017 Award Winners Announced
2017 Award Nominees announced
Auckland Opening Night 2017: Tickets now on sale
2017 deadline extended
Kiwis in Korea
Participants announced for Aotearoa Short Film Lab 2017
Submissions for 2017 now open
People’s Choice Award winner announced
Show Me Shorts on tour
Show Me Shorts presents a night of short films made by Iranian women – 7 April in Auckland and 8 April in Wellington. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Iran with this vibrant collection full of lush imagery, insight into other worlds, and bold women breaking down stereotypes!
Congratulations to the team behind French/Tunisian comedy ‘Nefta Football Club’ for winning our SAE People’s Choice Award.
Show Me Shorts, in association with the NZ Estonian Culture Group, presents a night of Estonian short films – 6:30pm Wed 27 November at The Capitol in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Estonia with this vibrant collection curated by Peter Murdmaa from the Estonian Short Film Center.
Show Me Shorts presents a family-friendly evening of short films – 7pm Thu 12 Dec in Aotea Square. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Aotearoa with this vibrant collection including musical animals, robot love, a dream of sailing the high seas, an eco-warrior, an unfortunate fortune teller, and a family camping trip.