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Call for Entries: Show Me Shorts 2019, New Zealand’s leading international short film festival

Entries are now open for Show Me Shorts 2019. This is the 14th edition of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading international short film festival. A traveling festival that reaches 28 venues nationwide, from Kaitaia to Stewart Island, and even a special screening in Antarctica!

Show Me Shorts is a competitive Oscar-qualifying festival, that is rated as one of the Top 100 Best Reviewed by filmmakers on FilmFreeway.


  • We’re looking for cinematic, narrative-style short films between 2-20 minutes in duration. The films must be no more than two years old, and there is no premiere requirement. All genres are accepted, but we don’t tend to programme experimental films.
  • Early bird submission deadline: April 1. Final submission deadline: July 1.

For more information about the festival, and to submit online, please visit their website here.

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