Kia ora and welcome to Show Me Shorts 2018. Our 13th edition of the festival will take place at more than 20 cinemas across New Zealand, kicking off with our Auckland Opening Night & Awards Ceremony at The Civic on 6 October.

We also celebrate Wellington Opening Night at the Roxy Cinema in Wellington on 12 October. Our Short Film Talks are a great way to learn about films from their creators and will take place in both Auckland and Wellington.


City/Town Cinema Dates
Kaitaia Te Ahu 21 Oct
Dargaville Anzac Theatre 21 Oct
Whangarei Whangarei Film Society 25 Oct
Auckland – Matakana Matakana Cinemas 13 Oct
Auckland – Devonport The Vic 19 Oct
Auckland – Auckland Central Rialto Cinemas Newmarket 7-17 Oct
Auckland – CBD The Civic 6 Oct
Auckland – Waiheke Island Waiheke Island Community Cinema 7 Oct
Auckland – Great Barrier Island Barrier Social Club 29 Oct
Auckland – Pukekohe Cinema 3 Pukekohe 4 Nov
Thames Embassy Cinemas 23 Oct
Colville Colville Town Hall 20-21 Oct
Cambridge Tivoli Cinema 27 Oct
Tauranga Rialto Cinemas 28 Oct
New Plymouth 4th Wall Theatre 25 Oct
Gisborne Dome Cinema 13 Oct
Hawke’s Bay MTG Century Theatre 18 Nov
Pauatahanui Light House Pauatahanui 14 Oct
Wellington Light House Cuba 13-22 Oct
Wellington Roxy Cinema 12 Oct
Nelson Suter Gallery 3-4 Nov
Christchurch Alice 18-24 Oct
Dunedin Rialto Cinemas 28 Oct
Arrowtown Dorothy Browns 28 Oct
Wanaka Rubys Cinema 20-21 Oct
Stewart Island Bunkhouse Theatre 2-23 Jan