Last days to enter the Show Me Shorts Festival

Posted Sunday 24 May 2020

Get those submissions in folks, the final deadline is 1 June 2020 (although there's an extended deadline of 1 July, 2020). Set to take place during 2-25 October 2020, this will be the 15th edition of Show Me Shorts, and programmers are looking for cinematic narrative-style films with strong audience appeal.

All genres including animation and documentary are accepted, but experimental films are not.
The films must be 2-20 minutes long, and made within the last two years.
There is no premiere requirement, but priority will be given to films making their New Zealand premiere during the festival.

Show Me Shorts is a competitive Oscar-qualifying festival. It's also a travelling festival, and will be screening at more than 25 cinemas nationwide.

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DEGNZ comedy directing workshop with Jonathan Brough

Posted Sunday 24 May 2020

The real skill of a comedy director is working out what kind of funny suits each project. In this  online workshop from DEGNZ, award-winning director Jonathan Brough teaches comedy directing skills with an emphasis on 'serious comedy' (a la Fleabag and Please Like Me). He'll look at the laughs from all sides, so you can develop your own comedy storytelling taste and style.

Application deadline: 1pm, Tuesday 2 June, 2020.
When: Saturday 13 - Sunday 14 June from 9:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Hosted online on Zoom
Cost: DEGNZ members - Free, Non-members - $50

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