Show Me Shorts 2014: In the Neighbourhood
Estimated total run time: 88 minutes [Note censorship ratings to be advised. Please contact your cinema for details.] Make You Mine by Anna Coddington Music Video, 4 mins, NZ Dir/Writ/Prod: Aidee Walker Director Aidee Walker weaves a touching story of love and loss for elderly neighbours. Cold Snap Coming of Age, 11 mins, NZ Dir/Writ: Leo Woodhead Writer: Paul Stanley Ward Prod: Rebekah Kelly A boy in a forest, trapping animals for a living. The woman next door, planning a fresh start. As a desolate winter sets in, their lives begin to intertwine. Dog Food Horror, 18 mins, USA Dir/Writ/Prod: Brian Crano Prod: Brian Crano, David Joseph Craig, Jay Judah, Max Hurwitz, Michael Klein When Declan loses his dog and best friend Ralphie, his life starts to unravel. Home Drama, 15 mins, China Dir/Writ/Prod: Han Yu Prod: Hao Tian What would you see if you could peep through a hole in the wall into someone else’s life? This unique film records ten years of change in one small apartment, as families grow and the world changes. Uphill Drama, 15 mins, NZ Dir/Writ: Jackie van Beek Prod: Aaron Watson A woman craving solitude escapes to a tiny hut in the mountains but her dreams of isolation are thwarted by a couple that also turns up for the night. Loner Comedy, 10 mins, NZ Dir/Writ: Wendell Cooke Writer: Mike Yule Prod: Jeremy Macey A socially awkward man struggles to find a friend who is willing to support his application for a gun license. Loser Cruiser Drama, 4 mins, NZ Dir/Writ/Prod: Becca Barnes, Alwyn Dale 10-year-old Sammy is stopped by a stranger in a van who insists her Mum is sick and she must come with him. She is about to learn a valuable lesson about the rules of the real world. Whisker Comedy, 11 mins, NZ Dir: Steve Saussey Writ: Corey Chalmers Prod: Yolande Dewey A homeless man and his dog discover judging night at a local beard-growing contest. Desperate for the meat pack prize, but with no beard to speak of, he enters the competition and takes the stage.
1hr 28mins long