Auckland Underground Film Festival

Auckland Underground Film Festival
Academy Cinema
Central Library Building
44 Lorne Street
Auckland CBD, New Zealand

Festival Overview

The Auckland Underground Film Festival is an international short film and video art festival showcasing New Zealand’s creative talent alongside innovative video artists from around the globe. Our aim is to provide a supportive platform for the exciting and challenging work that is outside the scope of mainstream film festivals and art galleries.


Action Adaptation Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Drama Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Horror Independent Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Musical Mystery National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Religious Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Spy Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Travel War Western Women

Known festival contacts Contacts
Natasha Cantwell
Recent Festival News News
15th Mar 2016 One More Week to Take Advantage of Early Bird Fees


Open to the public


Submissions are open to all.


We accept submissions online through our FilmFreeway page:


Submissions are free to New Zealand artists. For international artists there is a small fee, currently USD 5.00 for early bird entries.

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