A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts

The 10 innovative films for Loading Docs 2015
are now in production
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Loading Docs 2015 – Connect

The theme for 2015 is 'connection'. How the filmmakers interpret this theme is open to them, be it an exploration of death, human connection, a relationship with our environment, mental health, community, spirit or culture. After a successful month of crowd funding raising almost $30K, the 10 films are in the midst of production. Keep up to date with the films here.

Loading Docs

Loading Docs is a unique initiative that produces short (3-minute) documentaries that captivate and inspire audiences locally and internationally, while developing and promoting New Zealand filmmaking talent.

Our aim is to provide local documentary makers with a platform to promote their creativity and talent and to create work that inspires, pushes boundaries, and moves audiences.


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The 2014 Films

In 2014 the films explored unique aspects of ‘home’ and showcased the filmmaking talents of some of New Zealand’s finest filmmakers.

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