Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

SAE Auckland is the Proud new sponsor of Film Award

19th June 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAE Auckland is the Proud new sponsor of Show Me Shorts ‘Best International Film’ Award

Global education leader SAE Creative Media Institute has stepped up as key sponsor of the Show Me Shorts film festival’s most prestigious prize - Best International Film.

Show Me Shorts is New Zealand’s premiere short film festival, bringing together Kiwi and international films. With almost 50 campuses around the world, it is only fitting that SAE Auckland comes on board with naming rights for Best International Film at this year’s opening ceremony.

The SAE Auckland campus has seen a 100 percent increase in student numbers this year. With demand so high, coupled with the global recognition of film education, it was a natural and obvious sponsorship fit for SAE.

"Historically SAE has been an audio-focused institute, but with the film industry boom this country has experienced in recent years we have had a significant increase in film student numbers," said Dr Suzette Major, SAE Auckland Campus Director.

"Our film department is going from strength to strength and I want SAE to be fully immersed and involved in what is actually happening in the world of film," she said. "By supporting this event we are in turn supporting the futures of our students, which is something we value deeply."

The Head of Film, Micheal Miller, said it was a fantastic way for students to learn and appreciate film as an international growth sector.

“With campuses all over the world and right here in Auckland, we’re a natural match for an award that brings the best international short films here to New Zealand screens,” said Micheal Miller. “I’m extremely excited to have SAE sponsoring Show Me Shorts best international film award.”

Festival Director Gina Dellbarca is just as excited to have SAE on board.

“We're really pleased to welcome SAE Institute to the Show Me Shorts whanau as the naming rights sponsor for one of our Oscar-accredited awards: SAE Best International Film ” she said. “SAE is a global organisation with extremely high standards, just like Show Me Shorts and our films. We think it's a great fit.”

Entries for this year’s festival close July 1. Visit their website http://www.showmeshorts.co.nz for more information.
ends


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis: And The Oscar Goes To … Parasite
For its deliciously dark wit and genre-bending ingenuity, Bong Joon-ho's latest movie has just won four out of a potential six Academy Awards, including Best Screenplay and Director. Only ten foreign-language films have previously been nominated for Best Picture and none have won before. More>>

Howard Davis: 1917's 1,000 Yard Stare

Sam Mendes has created a terrible and barbarous trek, one that we appreciate all the more for being catapulted right into the midst of this ear-splitting melee from the film's opening sequence. More>>


Floorball: NZ To Host World Cup Of Floorball In 2022

In a major coup for a minnow nation in the European-dominated sport of floorball, New Zealand has won the rights to host one of the sport’s marque international events. More>>

National Voyage Continues: Tuia 250 Ends

Tuia 250 has unleashed an unstoppable desire to keep moving forward and continue the kōrero about who we are, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr. More>>

ALSO:

Over 150 Productions: NZ Fringe 2020 Has Launched

The upcoming festival will be held at 40 venues all over Wellington Region from 28 February to 21 March, and includes every genre possible—theatre, comedy, dance, music, clowning, cabaret, visual art, children’s shows and more! More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 


 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland