A launchpad for New Zealand documentary shorts


The 2022 Shorts

Powerful people. Powerful stories. Eight insightful short documentaries from strong New Zealand voices.

View all shorts here


Loading Docs is a short documentary initiative that provides New Zealand documentary makers with a platform to promote their creativity and talent and to create work that inspires, pushes boundaries, and moves audiences. Loading Docs has amassed over 19 million views globally, contributed to the creation of multiple feature documentaries, and propelled the career progression of over a hundred filmmakers.

He kaupapa a Loading Docs e tautokona ana e NZ On Air, Te Māngai Pāho me Te Tumu Whakaata Taonga, ā, he mea whakahaere nā te kamupene whakaputa o Notable Pictures.

Loading Docs is an initiative funded by NZ On Air, Te Māngai Pāho and the New Zealand Film Commission and managed by production company Notable Pictures.


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