Garage Stories: A Strange Collective Experience of Isolation
Garage Stories: A Strange Collective Experience of Isolation
Stuntman
Stuntman
Democracy
Democracy

Kiwi Shorts 

Curated

Six delightful New Zealand shorts that epitomise the Kiwi lifestyle of 2020. Featuring lockdown narks and dorky dads; big monster crays and triple scoop ice creams; annoying brats and courageous stunts.

Aug 07
Ended
68 minutes
VOD M

This collection of Kiwi gems from around the country is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. We have a light-hearted tale of childish entrepreneurship and a unique take on growing up and letting go. We find electoral shenanigans and lockdown memories in the suburbs, while crayfish cravings call us to the sea and daring adventure is found on the farm.

Triple Scoop 2019

Director/Producer/Screenplay

Photography

Laura Tait

Editor

Lyra Stewart

With

Amali Addai, Niamh East Giles
7 minutes

Two nine-year-old girls find an enterprising way to satisfy their craving for ice cream in this playful short made in Dunedin.

Childhood Room 2019

Director/Screenplay

Producer

Unitec Institute of Technology

Photography

Maihi Diamond

Editor

Kevin Zhang

With

Jules Robertson, Rosa Lawrey
13 minutes

In the midst of packing up the room she grew up in, 21-year-old Rebecca inexplicably comes face to face with her nine-year-old self.

Missy Fishy 2020

Director/Screenplay

Producer

Alex McShane

Photography

Celeste Fontein

Editor

Gilbert Patten-Elliott

With

Petra Wood
12 minutes

An unusual discovery at the beach turns Miss Fish’s world upside down. Can she resist the call of the sea or will she be doomed to a fishy fate?

Democracy 2020

Director/Screenplay

Producers

Bevin Linkhorn, Sadie Wilson

Photography

Matt Henley

Editor

Mathieu Fraser

With

Gavin Rutherford, Katherine McRae
15 minutes

Dad is voted out of the family and when he mounts a campaign for re-election, he finds out he’s not the only one in the running.

Stuntman 2019

Director

Producers

Pavel Kvatch, Katie Frost

Photography

Waka Attewell

Editor

Owen Ferrier-Kerr

With

Flynn Steward, Addison Kelly
9 minutes

11-year-old Frank is an aspiring stuntman determined to practice his art in a derelict factory, only his kid sister insists on tagging along. What could go wrong?

Garage Stories: A Strange Collective Experience of Isolation 2020

Director/Screenplay

Producers

Catherine Bisley
,
Kat Lintott

Editor

Paul Wedel
12 minutes

Made under COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown around New Zealand, this thoughtful portrait beautifully captures the strange experience of a nation in isolation.