The Show Me Shorts film festival got underway last night with an awards ceremony in Auckland.
The festival, in its fifth year, showcases short films from New Zealand and Australia.
Awards included Best Film going to This Is Her (directed by Katie Wolfe and produced by Felicity Letcher and Rachel Lorimer) and Best Director to Mark Albiston and Louis Sutherland for The Six Dollar Fifty Man.
This Is Her also received Best Screen Play for Kate McDermott.
Full list of winners
Best Film Felicity Letcher and Rachel Lorimer This is Her
Special Jury Prize Kurt Filiga Kurt-E: In My Blood
Best Director Mark Albiston and Louis SutherlandThe Six Dollar Fifty Man
Best Editor Hayley Lake Make Me
Best Screen Play Kate McDermott This is Her
Best Student Film Zyra McAuliffe Four
Best Cinematographer Jac Fitzgerald Choice Night
Best Actor Cameron Rhodes Brave Donkey
The festival is on between now and mid January at various venues around the country. Details here.