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Panelists and Facilitator for Nov 12 Wellington Seminar announced!

Panelists and Facilitator for Nov 12 Wellington Seminar announced!

Show Me Shorts Film Festival presents the StarNow Short Film Seminar in Wellington on Monday November 12th. Open to the public this seminar is especially suited to those who are interested in short filmmaking and is an opportunity to meet experienced filmmakers, see some great shorts and learn about the work that has gone into the filmmakers’ projects. Book Now!..
Show Me Shorts goes on tour to Melbourne!

Show Me Shorts goes on tour to Melbourne!

Show Me Shorts will present a package of short films in Melbourne this October. Federation Square have invited the festival to curate a selection of short films as part of their 10th birthday celebrations. Where: Big Screen, Main Square When: Thursday 25 October, 8pm – 9pm Sunday 28 October, 4pm – 5pm Price: Free! Festival Director, Gina Dellabarca, says: “We..
Panelists announced for Auckland Seminar on Nov 5!

Panelists announced for Auckland Seminar on Nov 5!

For bookings call Capitol Cinema at 09 623 2000 or email info@capitolcinema.co.nz Monday 5th November 2012 6.15pm610 Dominion Road, Balmoral Show Me Shorts Film Festival presents the StarNow Short Film Seminar in Auckland on Monday November 5th. Open to the public this seminar is especially suited to those who are interested in short filmmaking and is an opportunity to meet..
Festival Preview

Festival Preview

David discusses 6 trailers and clips from shorts that will be featuring as part of the programme in the 2012 Show Me Shorts Film Festival in locations throughout New Zealand.

Short Film Lab celebrates first release!

Short Film Lab celebrates first release!

Show Me Shorts and Script to Screen are proud to announce that the first film completed with the assistance of their 2010 Short Film Lab is about to be released. For those interested in entering this year’s lab, applications are still open until 20 September– please see the Workshops page for more info! Post-production wraps up this week on “I’m..
Less is More

Less is More

Festival volunteer Kanna takes a look at some short films that revolve as much around what is not shown as what is, allowing the audience space to ruminate and contemplate.

Announcing dates and 5 films for the 2012 festival!

We’re excited to announce the dates for our 2012 festival and our 11 wonderful venues throughout New Zealand Auckland: Capitol Cinema, November 1-11 Pukekohe: Pukekohe Cinema, November 1-11 Rothesay Bay: The Internationalist, November 1-11 Matakana: Matakana Cinemas, November 1-11 Waiheke: Waiheke Island Community Cinema, November 1-11 Wellington: Paramount, November 8-18 Christchurch: Hollywood Cinema, November 8-18 Dunedin: Rialto Cinema, November 8-18..

2012 Short Film Lab: Call for Applications!

DEADLINE: 20th SEPTEMBER 2012 Calling all aspiring film writers, writer/directors and filmmaking teams: are you developing ideas for short film? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take part in New Zealand’s third Short Film Lab. Show Me Shorts and Script to Screen are now calling for applications for the 2012 Short Film Lab. Successful applicants will be offered a place in a one-day..

3 Short Docos

Our Festival Coordinator, Heidi, has a look at 3 short documentaries from around the world that focus on the joys and heartbreaking difficulties of following your passions.

The Romance of Death

Festival newcomer Meghan discusses some films that centre around that pervasive element in many films: death. But she manages to show how these films focus on the allure and romanticism surrounding the D word.