12th Annual

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

October 07, 2017 to December 07, 2017

 
Category

New Zealand Short Films

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
June 1, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
June 15, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately August 1, 2017

RUNTIME
Shorts: From 2 minutes to 20 minutes

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2015

PLACE OF ORIGIN
Projects must originate from New Zealand

PREMIERE STATUS
No premiere requirement

DISTRIBUTION STATUS
Projects may have distribution


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Online
  Secure Online Screener

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  DCP

EXHIBITION LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English


Press Kit Requirements

A press kit is required, but only after acceptance.
> Production Still Photos - Digital
> Biography/Filmography - Director
> Biography/Filmography - Producer
> Biography/Filmography - Writer

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Best Film
Academy Awards® accreditation. $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.
Sponsor:Lightbox
Cash Award Value: 2,000 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 New Zealand Dollar

Best Director
$500 cash. A one-year membership to DEGNZ. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:DEGNZ
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Screen Play
A copy of Final Draft writing software. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:Final Draft
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Cinematography
$10,000 worth of camera gear rental from Panavision. A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 10,500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Actor
Lifetime membership to Starnow.com. A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:StarNow
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Editor
A one-year membership to DEGNZ. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:DEGNZ
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Special Jury Prize
A six-month membership to Starnow.com. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Sponsor:NZFC
Cash Award Value: 1,500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Audience Choice Award
A copy of Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa Pinot Noir.
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Category Rules

For this category, Show Me Shorts is seeking films from New Zealand between 2 and 20 minutes long, made within the last two years.

To qualify for this category films must meet two of these four fundamental criteria:

1. At least three key collaborator roles are New Zealanders or are New Zealand residents
-Director
-Producer
-Writer
-Editor
-Lead Actor
-Production Designer
-Cinematographer/DOP

2. The film is shot in New Zealand

3. The story is based in New Zealand

4. Post-production was carried out in New Zealand