Prizes

Filmmakers who achieve excellence deserve to be acknowledged and celebrated. Show me shorts is proud to help acknowledge their work with the following award categories and prizes:

The awards and prizes for 2017 are:

Best Film Award

Winning film is eligible for entry to the Oscars®. $2,000 cash. $5,000 gear rental from Rubber Monkey. A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

 

Rubber Monkey

Best International Film Award

Winning film is eligible for entry to the Oscars®. A copy of Final Draft writing software.

NZ on Air Best Music Video Award

$1,500 cash. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

NZOnAir

 

 

DEGNZ Best Director Award

$500 cash. A one-year membership  to DEGNZ. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

A one-year membership  to DEGNZ for the finalists.

DEGNZ Best Editor Award

$500 cash. A one-year membership to DEGNZ. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

A one-year membership  to DEGNZ for the finalists.

WatchMe People’s Choice Award

$1,500 cash. A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

Audience members can vote for their favourite short film to win this award, by completing our survey in cinemas or on our website during the festival. Both New Zealand and international films as well as the music videos are eligible. We’ll announce the winner at the end of the festival.

Showtools Special Jury Prize

$1,500 cash. A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

This prize acknowledges someone who has achieved excellence in an aspect of the filmmaking craft not covered by our other awards.

Panavision Best Cinematographer Award

$10,000 worth of camera gear rental. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

Panavision NZ

Final Draft Best Screenplay Award

A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

Final Draft

Best Actor Award

A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

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