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Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival 2016

Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival 2016

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  • Sat 15 Oct ’16, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Red Lecture Theatre, Unitec, Building 180-B00, Gate 3, Carrington Road, Mt Albert


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $20.00
  • Students/Guild Members: $15.00


Uni Shorts

25 student-made short films have been selected from around the world to screen in competition at this year’s Uni Shorts International Student Film Festival.

Prizemoney of NZ$500 will be awarded to each winner: Best Animation, Best Experimental, Best Documentary, Best Undergraduate Fiction, Best Postgraduate Fiction and Best NZ Secondary Schools Film. There will be an additional NZ$500 awarded to the winner of the Audience Award which will be decided by audience vote at the festival.

Uni Shorts 2016 will be held at the Red Lecture Theatre, Unitec Institute of Technology campus in Mt Albert, Auckland. This year’s theme will be about ‘Collaboration’.

Registration is now open. To get your tickets to Uni Shorts, go to their website.

Registration is free for filmmakers who entered their film. Entry cost includes all meals and attendance to the Awards Night.

To see the list of films selected and to find more information on Uni Shorts 2016 go to the website or email Uni Shorts coordinator Peter Rees at unishorts@unitec.ac.nz for details.

Uni Shorts is the only student film festival of its type in Australasia catering to both tertiary, university and New Zealand secondary school young filmmakers. The festival was the idea of film students studying at Unitec’s Performing and Screen Arts in Auckland, New Zealand who wanted to create a platform to showcase student film work and discuss issues relevant to emerging filmmakers about to enter the industry. The inaugural event was held in Auckland in 2012.

If you missed out entering your film this year, we will be calling for entries for Uni Shorts 2017 in November 2016.

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