Curated by the NZ On Screen Team
From Campion’s Peel and Maclean’s Kitchen Sink to Albiston and Sutherland’s Six Dollar Fifty Man, NZ short films have been exceptionally successful at Europe’s most prestigious film festival. This collection of 27 films showcases Kiwi shorts that have graced the famous Palais red carpet — the largest tally from any country outside of France.
Double award-winner Louis Sutherland reflects on his and Mark Albiston's Cannes success and on why NZ shorts shine there. Read >
Producer (Scarfies) and NZ Film Commission Short Film Manager Lisa Chatfield surveys Kiwi shorts at Cannes. Read >
Kiwi expats film interviews with future legends (Herzog, Scorsese, Speilberg, Hoffman) at Cannes 1975. Priceless. Watch >
Many thanks to Lisa and the short film team at the NZ Film Commission, and to the filmmakers for making this collection possible.