The winners of the 11th annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival have just been released in style at the captivating Opening Night & Awards Ceremony in Auckland. With over 1,500 entries this year from over 28 countries, the calibre of entries has brought out the best short films
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
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.
This year we are bringing 48 spectacular films to 23 cinemas across New Zealand that demonstrate the exceptional levels of talent, patience, passion and crazy ideas of the film making community. Here is a selection of 6 films that will compete in the 11th annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival, take a look.
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.
Chris Scott of the Sweet Mix Kids helps us ring in NZ Music Month with three modern classics. With cinematic allusions, an animated thrill-ride, and sax notes to strum your heartstrings, these music videos highlight some of the unique kiwi audio and visual artists from the past two decades.
Revisit, or discover, some of the great work by New Zealand filmmaker Paul Swadel whose untimely passing is being mourned throughout the kiwi film industry. Mark Prebble, Show Me Shorts Festival Coordinator and a friend of Paul’s, shares three vibrant short films that offer a brief glimpse into Paul’s immense and diverse talent.
We are seeking one new Trust Board member to join our small but dedicated team of people who are passionate about film and New Zealand’s creative community.