Short film festival awards revealed

By Hugh Sundae

Cameron Rhodes won Best Actor for his performance in  Brave Donkey . Photo / Supplied
Cameron Rhodes won Best Actor for his performance in Brave Donkey . Photo / Supplied

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.

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