Six short films are in the running to be named ‘New Zealand’s Best’ at the 2017 New Zealand International Film Festival in Auckland.
The six finalists are Do No Harm (dir: Roseanne Liang), Laundry (dir: Becs Arahanga), Thicket (dir: Julian Vares), Untitled Groping Revenge Fairy Tale (dir: Catherine Bisley), Waiting (dir: Amberley Jo Aumua), and The Dregs (dir: Matt Campbell).
Guest selector and filmmaker Gaylene Preston selected the six finalists from a shortlist of 12. Festival programmers Bill Gosden and Michael McDonnell viewed 83 entries to prepare the shortlist. For more information on the six finalists, visit the New Zealand’s Best 2017 film page.