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Best of Show Me Shorts – now on DVD!

Were there one or two short films you’ve seen in our festival that you’d like to own a copy of? Now you can! We’ve just launched the first volume of a series of Best of Show Me Shorts DVDs. These contain a selection of 16 of the best films from the first two years of the festival including 2006 Best..

And the winners are!

NOT SHORT ON RECOGNITION – SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL HAS TRIUMPHANT OPENING! SHOW ME SHORTS Film Festival kicked off in Auckland last night with a very special opening and awards night.  All 40 films in this year’s program were contending for the eight award categories, and winning films were showcased to the captivated audience. Poppy was the big winner..

Award Finalists Announced!

There are two for each of our eight award categories. The winners will be announced at our opening night event on Thursday the 5th of November. And the nominees are: Kodak Best Film Paul Swadel for ‘Poppy’ Jackie van Beek and Bridget Fogarty for ‘Just Like the Others’ Best Student Film Michael Humphrey for ‘The Big Happiness’ Matteo Bruno for..

Sign up for workshops – Auckland November 7, Wellington November 14

Something old and something new… Show Me Shorts presents a new feature of the festival, a half-day short film workshop featuring tips from seasoned pros and a screening of brand new shorts from fresh talent. session one A panel of established filmmakers talk about some of their own work and discuss what goes into developing a good short film. This..

Works in progress sought

After four years of bringing the best of New Zealand and Australian short film to cinemas throughout New Zealand, the Show Me Shorts festival is expanding this year’s programme to include workshops in Auckland and Wellington. Morning workshops will be held during the first weekend of the festival in Auckland and Wellington and will consist of a script development workshop..

Entry Deadline Extended!

Due to a surge of last minute entries we have decided to extend our entry deadlien out by 1 week. The new deadline is Monday 13th July. Your film must be entered on-line by then and your 2 DVDs post-marked on that day at the latest. Enter here: http://showmeshorts.co.nz/enter.php