The Wellington Public Cinema is a free to attend short film festival that showcases the work of emerging filmmaking talent, regardless of production value, experience or age.
Our screenings consist of a approx. 80-90 minute curation of short films, followed by a meet up where filmmakers have the opportunity to mingle, learn from one-another and hopefully connect to make future work.
Free pizza & beer are being provided curtosey of Tommy Millions and ParrotDog
Our screenings are free to attend and conveniently hosted at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, on the corner of Taranaki Street and Ghuznee Street.
Our second night, DRAMA is a curated showcase of intense, emotional and dramatic local short films consisting of:
THERAPY (2014) - DIR: Louis Sutherland
A young man must cure his broken heart by finding his inner tenderness with the help of his friend.
DVD DREAMS (2016) - DIR: Kathleen Winter
A love letter to the last remaining video stores in Wellington, New Zealand.
HOME (2013) - DIR: Adam Reynolds
Nan ventures out into the world in search of home, but where is home?
CLICKBAIT (2016) - DIR: Tiernan Partington
When Nathan needs some girl advice he confides in his neighbour Anna. Will he continue to hide behind his computer sceen?
SING FOR ME (2016) - DIR: Kenneth Chapman
Ava recounts two differing experiences of the same sexual encounter that took place after work one Friday night.
A DUEL OF PEACOCKS (2016) - DIR: Micheal McAdam
A crime scene becomes a turf war between two budding Sherlock's - but who will crack the case first?
IN BLOOM (2016) - DIR: Hannah Truly
Discover the messages inflused within the language of flowers.
THREE SISTERS (2014) - DIR: Louis Sutherland
Two sisters confront a third about an incident that has forever shaken their family.
JACKPOT (2015) - DIR: Cameron langoon
Members of a retirement home begin to make bets on who will die next, but not everyone's playing fair.
SHELTER (2017) - DIR: Finn Culver
The untold morning stories of three high-school friends.
43,000 FEET (2012) - DIR: Campbell Hooper
When statistician John Wilkins is sucked out of a plane at 43,000 feet, he calculates that he has exactly 3 minutes and 48 seconds before he hits the ground.