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 2016 were:

Lightbox 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. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

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Best International Film Award

Winning film is eligible for entry to the Oscars®. A copy of Final Draft writing software. A six-month membership to Starnow.com.

NZFC Special Jury Prize

This prize acknowledges someone who has achieved excellence in an aspect of the filmmaking craft not covered by our other awards. $1,500 cash. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

NZ on Air Best Music Video Award

$1,500 cash. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

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StarNow Best Actor Award

$500 cash. Lifetime membership to Starnow.com. A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

Panavision Best Cinematographer Award

$10,000 worth of camera gear rental. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

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Final Draft Best Screenplay Award

A copy of Final Draft writing software. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.

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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.

People’s Choice Award

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 November. Both New Zealand and international films are eligible. We’ll announce the winner at the end of the festival.

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