Student Shorts

Student Shorts Documentary Competition

Entries for our 2022 Student Short Documentary Competition are now closed.  Thank you for your submissions, stay tuned for our finalists announcement!

Our Wonderful Winners

Beginning in 2019, our Student Short Documentary Competition has allowed us to celebrate and showcase the amazing talents of aspiring young filmmakers.  

While we eagerly await the winners of this year’s Student Short awards, we want to celebrate and acknowledge our previous winners and finalists and their incredible films.

Secondary School Winner 

Joshua August, Director/Producer | Kings College | School Pride 

Secondary School Finalists 

Bruce Chen & Yusef Elnahas, Director/Producer | Christ’s College | The Path to Equality 
Krista Woodward & Maja Skilling, Director/Producer | Mount Roskill Grammar School  | Glass Walls 

Tertiary Winner 

Ryan Stafford & Josh Robertson, Director/Producer | NZ Broadcasting School | The Silent Alps

Tertiary School Finalists 

Valeriya Golovina & Niamh Swannack, Director/Producer | Victoria University of Wellington | Mawhialeo Ote Alowha/Our love 
Celeste Fontein & Alex McShane , Director/Producer | Victoria University of Wellington | Maranui 

Secondary School Winner 

Sedona Milich, Director/Producer | Mount Roskill Grammar School  | Mirimiri 

Secondary School Finalists 

Egor Belykh, Director/Producer | Kings College | Rarepenguin 
Sky Gobbi, Director/Producer | Wellington High School | Wellington High School Underwater Hockey 

Tertiary Winner 

Kate Gordon, Director/Producer | South Seas Film and Television School | Hurting To Heal 

Tertiary School Finalists 

Veronica Maitre, Director/Producer | South Seas Film and Television School | Becoming Masina 
Samylle Anjos, Director/Producer | South Seas Film and Television School | Out There 

Secondary School Winner 

Honor Williams, Director/Producer | Kings College  | Children Raising Children 

Tertiary Winner 

Eileen Lee, Director/Producer | South Seas Film and Television School | The Rocky Bay Store