Trust Me (produced)

35mm short.   Director & Co-writer: Virginia Pitts

When 11-year old Billie asks for her olders sister’s trust, both are in for a nasty surprise.

Producers: Tony Kovacs & James Wallace for James Wallace Productions / Executive Producers: Frame-up Films / Co-writer: Jane Warren / Finance & Sales: New Zealand Film Commission

Official Festival Selections

  • In competition : 51st Berlin International Film Festival
  • In competition: 55th Locarno International Film Festival
  • In competition: 8th Regensburg Short Film Festival
  • 46th Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
  • Montreal World Film Festival, Canada
  • Women in the Directors’ Chair Festival, Chicago
  • 32nd Auckland International Film Festival
  • Norwegian Short Film Festival
  • 3rd Belo Horizonte Int. Short Film Festival, Brazil
  • 12th Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
  • The 5th Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival, Norway


  • KurzFilmAgentur, Germany (DVD, Theatrical, Video)
  • Premium Movie Partnership for Showtime TV, Australia (Pay Per View, TV Pay)
  • Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (TV, Video)
  • Norwegian Film Institute (Video)
  • Iberian Program Services for Canal Hollywood in Spain, Portugal and Andorra (TV Broadcast, TV Cable, TV Satellite)
  • Media Partners – MP Digital, Italy (Sales Agency)
  • Rialto Channel, New Zealand (TV)

Other Cinema Events/Theatrical Release

  • A New Zealand Film Odyssey, New York , USA
  • New Zealand Film Societies – various locations, NZ
  • World Cinema Showcase tour, NZ