While the 2013 festival is now over, you can still browse the 2013 online programme to peruse the selection, view trailers, and see last year’s venues. You can find last year’s winners and their prizes on our Awards page. You can also view last year’s festival trailer, made by the talented James Brookman below. And of course, make sure to keep an eye out for this year’s festival line-up announcement in October!

Programme announced!

We’re excited to announce the full programme of the 12th edition of Show Me Shorts Film Festival! This year we are showcasing 55 superb short films from New Zealand and around the world, at 26 cinemas nationwide from 28 October.

Early announcement of films

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.

Programme Picks from Francesca Rudkin

Film reviewer and presenter Francesca Rudkin discusses three films from this year’s festival. These beautifully crafted shorts tie in themes of familial love in the face of a wide range of adversity: from coming-to-terms with coming-of-age to inter-generational socio-economic issues to vertical discrimination.

Director’s Welcome

Festival Director Gina Dellabarca introduces the 10th annual Show Me Shorts Film Festival festival, featuring 46 fantastic short films from New Zealand and around the world.