Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 is now open for entries.

Posted Wednesday 03 Apr 2013

The Aesthetica short film festival allows filmmakers to connect with new, worldwide audiences and interact with some of the biggest industry personalities. Over 200 short films will be screened at this unique event, in 15 iconic locations across York, UK, from 7-10 November 2013.


This year's prizes include:


�750 Festival Winner

�250 People's Choice Award

Festival screenings at ASFF 2013

Editorial in Aesthetica Magazine

Opportunity to be included on the festival sampler DVD

12 month membership to Shooting People

This is a fantastic opportunity for members of WIFT NZ to showcase their work in an impressive setting to an international audience. High profile ASFF attendees in 2012 included representatives from Warp, BAFTA, Channel 4 and Raindance.

Enter @asffest today. Screen your #shortfilm in #York. All genres accepted.

Entry is �15 and the deadline for submissions is 31 May 2012. For more information visit

Or contact

Eva Helen

Aesthetica Magazine

PO Box 371?York

YO23 1WL

01904 479168


Next Up...

WIFT Workshops for 2013 about to kick off

Posted Wednesday 03 Apr 2013

See the events calendar on the homepage for more details - but here is a quick summary to whet your appetite! They are free for members so mark these dates in your diary now�.RSVP for all sessions to

We have branded these this year to suit each region:


WIFT Workshops - Auckland

Wednesday March 17

6.15pm for 6.30 start

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design

24 Balfour Rd Parnell


Non-members: $15


Presentation by Melanie Langlotz - (WIFT board member, ASDCS, Film Auckland and Creative Digital Content)

Melanie will look at software development and the cross-media possibilities of gaming, film and television.


WIFT Wednesdays - Wellington

The first one is a THURSDAY April 4 (cos of Easter) and Wednesday April 17

12.30 - 1.30 pm

NZ Film Commission boardroom

Level 3?119 Ghuznee St


Non-members: $10

Watch out for topic hot off the press and emailed to you later this week.


EPIC Lunches - Christchurch

Friday April 19

12.30 - 2 pm

The BNZ Lounge at EPIC Centre

96-106 Manchester St


Non-members $10


Topic to be confirmed.