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Get to know this year’s Show Me Shorts film festival
Short films are life, and life is like a box of chocolates.
Show Me Shorts shares 2021 programme, says “it’s on until it’s not”
The Show Me Shorts 2021 programme is once again bursting with bite-sized goodness.
Watch: tūmanako (hope) fuels 8 new NZ stories from Loading Docs
Watch them all. For free. Right now.
Documenting disconnect: 3 short films on loneliness
There’s a significant difference between loneliness and being alone.
Facing yourself: 3 inventive short films about insecurity
Insecurity. It’s a very relatable and unavoidable part of being human.
Congratulations to this year’s Vista Foundation 48Hours winners
Watch the Grand National Champion and find out how to see all 18 finalists.
The Vista Foundation 48Hours Grand Finals are almost upon us
18 films are about to square off in this year’s Grand Finals.
Show Me Shorts 2020 is coming to screens both big and small
Check out the 11 collections on offer.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Kiwi Shorts filmmakers
Lockdown narks, dorky dads, big monster crays, triple scoop ice creams & more.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: Ngā Whanaunga Māori Pasifika Shorts
We get to know the seven filmmakers involved.
NZIFF 2020 Q&A: New Zealand’s Best short films
Hear from the directors of the six NZ films screening in New Zealand’s Best 2020.
Grab a quick pick-me-up with these uplifting short films
A cartoon, a musical, and a doco walk into your heart…
Get a taste of the 8 short film screenings for Show Me Shorts 2019
Freaky futures, anti-rom-coms and more short greatness.
NZ’s mightiest short film festival reveals its biggest programme to date
Eight Kiwi films will make their world premiere during the festival.
Watch this year’s Loading Docs shorts and hear from their filmmakers
Celebrating modern heroes, a forgotten action star and more.
Watch the cringe-inducing comedy from Christchurch that won this year’s 48Hours
The script is king.
The best of NZ’s craziest short film contest play in Auckland this weekend
Includes a dance horror and a 3D animated split-screen musical.
A gorgeous Dunedin stop-motion film plays as part of NZIFF
And there’s also a one-man jazz animation from NZ.
Full dates and locations for Show Me Shorts 2019
NZ’s biggest short film festival returns.
Give 9min of your time to this lovely parenthood short film
Threads shows the literal ties between mum and daughter.
The crazy cat lady gets her origin story in this darkly funny animated short
Every hero needs an origin story.
Pixar just released three bold, original short films
These shorts are a little more adult-oriented.