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.
For our debut night of 2017 we present 'Adventure' a curated showcase of fun, action packed and peculiar local short films consisting of:
UNBREAKABLE BEAU (2016) - DIR: Francesca Mackenzie
Beau must find a new strength inside himself to conquer the grief of his older sister's death.
HIGH TEK (2016) - DIR: Henry Bennison
For 14 year old Kahu, growing up is too great a transformation for him to face. Can he escape the world he finds himself in?
THE AUDITION (2014) - DIR: Louis Sutherland
With her big audition tomorrow, an actress tests out her proposed routine on the motel cleaner.
TOMORROWS DREAM (2016) - DIR: David Gould
A young man develops a machine to travel back in time to save his girlfriend and unborn child.
NOVA (2016) - DIR: Hannah Malpas, Oscar Keys
Nova returns to her childhood home to remember the life she once had.
INTERNET EXPLORER (2016) - DIR: Ping Theppitak
A web-surfing experience into the deepest reaches of online sensation 'Vapourwave'.
LIMBO (2016) - DIR: Mateusz Zebrowski
A man wakes up in an unfamiliar place and goes on a journey with a mysterious girl to find out what happened to him.
SOCK MESS MONSTER (2017) - DIR: Nikau Wi Neera
Two lone socks venture into the wilderness to find Pieter, the hero of the Socktober Revolution.
LAND OF THE TANIWHA (2016) - DIR: Aidan Otene Dickens
Wiremu asks his Te Reo teacher how to call a taniwha. What follows is a story of forgiveness and redemption.
MADAM BLACK (2015) - DIR: Ivan Barge
When a photographer runs over a young girl’s cat he finds himself inventing a story about its disappearance.