13th Annual

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

October 06, 2018 to October 31, 2018

 
Category

New Zealand Short Films

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Late Deadline
June 1, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 1, 2018
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 September 1, 2018

RUNTIME
Information not provided.

COMPLETION DATE
Projects completed after October 1, 2016

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
Media Files
  Other - Digital

SUBMISSION COPY LANGUAGES
Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List
English

EXHIBITION FORMATS
Media Files
  Other - Digital
  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 New Zealand Film
Academy Awards® accreditation. Oscar®-qualifying status. NZ$2,000 cash. Rubber Monkey gear rental to value of NZ$5,000. Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Cash Award Value: 2,000 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 10,000 New Zealand Dollar

Best Director
NZ$500 cash. One-year membership to DEGNZ. BBottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:DEGNZ
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Screen Play
Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:Final Draft
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Cinematography
Panavision camera gear rental to value of NZ$10,000. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:Panavision
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Actor
$500 cash. Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:Toi Whakaari New Zealand Drama School
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Editor
NZ$500 cash. One-year membership to DEGNZ. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:DEGNZ
Cash Award Value: 500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Special Jury Prize
NZ$1,500 cash. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:Showtools
Cash Award Value: 1,500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Audience Choice Award
NZ$1500 cash. Final Draft writing software. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:NZME
Cash Award Value: 1,500 New Zealand Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 New Zealand Dollar

Best Student Film
$1,500 cash. Bottle of Opawa wine. Flowers. Bronze winners badge. Certificate.
Sponsor:New Zealand Film Commission
Cash Award Value: 1,500 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 500 U.S. 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