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From Short to Series

From Short to Series

A new trend is on the rise: adapting short films into television shows. We take a look at three of the best in this month’s Screening Room.

German Short Film Night – Auckland

German Short Film Night – Auckland

Show Me Shorts presents a night of German short films on 14 August at The Kingslander in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Germany with a fun collection full of variety – comedy, fantasy, documentary, pianists, escaped bears and three brothers in a bathtub.

French Short Film Night Wellington

French Short Film Night Wellington

Join us for a night of French short films in Wellington on 20 September. Celebrate the cinema of France with a diverse selection including animation, drama, trains and swimming pools.

Polish Short Film Night

Polish Short Film Night

Show Me Shorts presents a night of Polish short films on 17 July at The Kingslander in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Poland with a lively collection full of variety – animation, drama, documentary, love, murder, acrobats and gossip.

Licensing music for short films

Licensing music for short films

Many a filmmaker has found themselves in hot water after not correctly gaining the required licenses and permissions for the music in their film. Here we have collected some advice on sourcing music for short films and obtaining the rights.

Deaf shorts – a sign of the times

Deaf shorts – a sign of the times

Recently there have been some amazing deaf-related films released overseas and in NZ, so we thought it was a good moment for us to highlight some of our favourite short films relating to the deaf community.

French Short Film Night

French Short Film Night

Join us for a night of French short films in Auckland on 19 June. Celebrate the cinema of France with a diverse selection including animation, drama, trains and swimming pools.

Argentine Short Film Night

Argentine Short Film Night

Join us for a night of Argentine short films in Auckland on 15 May. Celebrate the cinema of Argentina with a fun collection full of life – comedy, drama, animation, nuns, irresistible desserts and beautiful ideas.

Comedy Month Short Films

Comedy Month Short Films

Enjoy some choice laughs on us watching these three comedic short films with bold concepts: a wooden dummy, a time machine and a bangin’ sound track.