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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.



Explaining film-festival limbo

Feel like you’re in film-festival limbo? There are many reasons why it might take a while to hear back from a festival once you’ve submitted your short film. Festival organiser Gina Dellabarca explains.


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

call for entries – DEADLINE: 5pm Monday, 6th July 2009

To promote this years call for entries, we decided to make a short film of our own…. The hunt has begun to find the brightest short filmmaking talent for Show Me Shorts 2009. If you have completed a short film in the last three years (after March 2006), why not enter? It’s a great way to get New Zealand wide..

past winners and finalists

If you’re curious to see which films won awards in previous years, here they are: best film award, 2008 Winner: Noise Control by The Simmonds Brothers (more…)