Tansley and Laing doco in official selection at FIFA

Posted Wednesday 19 Feb 2020

It's fabulous to hear that feature documentary The Heart Dances, directed by Rebecca Tansley and produced by Tansley and Robin Laing, is an official selection in The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA - yes that's the correct acronym!) in Montreal next month. Now in its 38th year, FIFA is considered one of the world's foremost festivals of films on the arts. The Heart Dances follows the making of The Piano: the Ballet.

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Entries open for Show Me Shorts Festival

Posted Wednesday 19 Feb 2020

Show Me Shorts is looking for short films 2-20 minutes long, from Aotearoa and around the globe. New Zealand music videos between 1-10 minutes long are also invited to submit. Short films can be any genre; SMS accepts animation, documentary, comedy, horror, drama and everything in between, however there is a preference for cinematic narrative-style films with strong audience appeal, as well as films that are making their premiere in our festival.

Here are the deadlines you'll need to know:
Earlybird Deadline: 1 April, 2020
Regular Deadline: 1 May, 2020
Late Deadline: 1 June, 2020
Extended Deadline: 1 July, 2020

The 2020 Show Me Shorts Festival will take place from 3-25 October 2020 at more than 25 cinemas nationwide.