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The first preview screening 2016

A BIG THANKS to all the people who joined the first KINOFILM Festival screening on the 27th of January 2016! With almost a full-house at the central library we started the night with jazzy tunes by Lucy Mae, we signed up new volunteers, we had a quick Q&A and most importantly, we showcased 12 beautiful…

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FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS

Do you want to be a part of the 13th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2016? Kinofilm™ & Manchester International Film Festival is currently looking for volunteers with various interests and skills. As we are a non-profit film festival, we would not be able to keep our unique reputation for showcasing some of the best international…

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New Festival Dates are 22nd Feb – 28th Feb 2016

We have had a great selection of films submitted to the festival with over 800 submitted from over 50 countries. Most of the selections are now made and we are now in the progress of contacting filmmakers. at this stage only successful filmmakers will be contacted directly, others will be notified via the submissions platforms.…

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Kino Shorts 58: 1st July ’15

We have a jam packed programme of great films this month at Kino Manchester. Yes, Kino Shorts is back at the Three Minute Theatre this WED. Doors open from 7pm, programme starts at 7.3o.. Everyone is wellcome to attend and tickets are just £5 or £4 concessions (students/unwaged) – evidence must be shown please. Of…

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Submissions on WAB, Click4Festivals, MoviBeta, Filmfreeway, Festhome, Festival Focus and Cineport: Discount Available Now!

Update 20th July: SPECIAL OFFERS! So this week we are doing our bit to offer short flimmakers and animators a great deal in the final weeks of our festival submissions. This week WITHOUTABOX members can get upto 45% discounted of all our submission fees until the 31st July and on ClickforFestivals you can now claiim…

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KINO SHORTS 57 – 29th April

So, we’re all set for this month’s Kino Shorts night tonight and the full programme is announced below. KINO SHORTS IS BACK AT THE Three Minute Theatre on WED 29th April. Excited that we are gearing up in our 20th year of short film events in Manchester and following all the filmmaker submissions to this…

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KINOFILM FESTIVAL 2015 Submissions Open

We are pleased to announce submissions are now open for the 13th Edition of Kinofilm, Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival. For full details of the submissions process, application forms and festival rules etc., see the Festival Submissions page here. Entries can be made direct to Kinofilm by post or via several online platforms…

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February’s Kino Shorts 55

Our Kino Shorts 55 event took place on Wed 25th February at the Three Minute Theatre in Manchester. This is what we showed to a packed audience. Filmmaker Philip Coleman was at Kino Shorts for a showing of his latest short EMPTY SPACE (10mins). Synopsis: As battle rages on, two lovers leave the planet in…

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Kino Shorts 53, Wed 26th Nov ’14

Tonight (WED) at Three minute theatre Manchester. It’s that time again: Manchester’s Kino presents the Northwest’s longest running short film night (1995 – 2014), Don’t forget it’s tonight at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm) at The Three Minute Theatre and the last WED of every month. Great films. great friendly venue, networking and drinks. This…

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Kino Shorts 52, Wed 29th Oct ’14

Tonight (WED) at Three minute theatre Manchester. It’s that time again: Manchester’s Kino presents the Northwest’s longest running short film night (1995 – 2014), Don’t forget it’s tonight at The Three Minute Theatre and the last WED of every month. Great films. great friendly venue, networking and drinks. This month we have a great line…

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KINO SHORTS 50 – Wed 30th July.

KINO SHORTS 50.  Wed 30th July 2014 @ the Three Minute Theatre  We will be back next week with our last event before the summer break. We’re pleased to have a couple of really great 30 min shorts in this event. Normally we don’t allow more than 20 mins but these two shorts are just…

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Kino Shorts 49 Programme Announced

KINO SHORTS TONIGHT ! Wed 25th June 2014 @ the Three Minute TheatreKino Shorts is back with a fantastic programme tonight at 3MT, which is going to command your attention. We’ve got such a great selection of films from some of our regulars and a new batch of student final year films. Please come early…

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Kino Shorts 49: Submissions Open Now

Submissions NOW OPEN for this month’s Kino Shorts on WED 25TH JUNE AT 3MT. AFTER OUR SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL KINO SHORTS IS BACK FOR OUR MONTHLY SHORT FILM NIGHT FOR MANCHESTER AND NORTH WEST FILMMAKERS. We are open to all filmmakers in the North/North West of England but will also consider films from elsewhere in the…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents Festival Preview

FESTIVAL PREVIEW (Cert 15) @ Central Library Tuesday 27th May, 5.30pm Enjoy a glass of wine followed by a 60 minute selection of some of the best films in the festival. Meet the team and preview some of the Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film Festival offerings. The programme includes the  Academy Award-nominated short The Voorman Problem, directed…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents Redhead Shorts

REDHEADS (Cert 15) @ 3 Minute Theatre Wednesday 28th May, 6pm This programme is specially curated for the International Red Head Day, and features films starring red-headed actors. The lineup includes the multi-award-winning short ‘The Morning After’, directed by David Renaud, and the short ‘I’ll Be Here All Night’, directed by Andrew Parkhill, about a…

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Kinofilm 2014 Presents: Cuentos de Amor (Romantic Tales)

CUENTOS DE AMOR (ROMANTIC TALES)(Cert 15) @ Cervantes Institute Wednesday 28th May, 6.30pm In this special program we encounter tales of past, present and future loves in a romantic collection of Spanish and Latin shorts. Including the UK Premiere of Gemma Ferrate’s touching tale of lost and found love in ‘Lemon and Chocolate’, and the eternal…

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Kinofilm 2014 Presents Made in Manchester

MADE IN MANCHESTER (Cert 15) @ 3 Minute Theatre Wednesday 28th May, 8.30pm This is a programme of shorts focusing on films exclusively made right here in Manchester. So come on out and show your support for our local filmmakers! Catch ‘The Dormroom’ by Caleb Shaffer, ‘Full Time’ by Mark Gill, and ‘Insomnia’ by Drew…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents British New Wave Shorts Programme 1

BRITISH NEW WAVE SHORTS PROGRAMME 1 (Cert 15) @ Central Library Performance Space Thursday 29th May, 4pm-5.30pm In our first selection of British New Wave shorts we present thoughtful drama, romantic comedy, experimental documentary and other genre defying tales from the UK including Mark Davenport’s shocking account of suffering hidden behind a cloak of normality…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents Kino Comedy

KINO COMEDY (Cert 15) @ Central Library Performance Space Thursday 29th May, 6.00pm Central Library   Sometimes it’s the little things that make us laugh! In this diverse selection of comedy shorts we are treated to a hilariously true to life train journey with a typical family in ‘Bradford Halifax London’. On the other side…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents Women in Film

WOMEN IN FILM (Cert 15) @ Three Minute Theatre Friday, 30th May, 6.00pm A compilation of shorts designed to illustrate the diverse talent of contemporary women filmmakers. Maria Cifuentes visualizes a woman’s body as a canvas to explore her inner life in ‘Despertar’(Awakening), Mischa Jakupcak delicately captures a father’s relationship with his child in ‘The…

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Kinofilm 2014 presents Kino Animation

KINO ANIMATION (Cert PG) @ Central Library Saturday 31st May, 12.30pm A kaleidoscope of animation techniques ranging from brilliant CGI in the moving tale of ‘Little Freak’ to traditional cel painting in ‘Sebastan’ which visualises the technicolour imagination of a child escaping from the monochrome world of adult life. Familiar environments are re-imagined by the ingenious…

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Kinofilm presents Bafta Shorts

BAFTA SHORT FILMS 2014 (Cert PG) @ Central Library Performance Space, Saturday 31st May, 2.30pm A feature-length selection of short live action and animated films from the EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). BAFTA “Eight small wonders, stocked with infinite space […] special screening of the eight short films that competed at the BAFTAs is a joyous…

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Kinofilm Presents International Panorama

INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA (Cert 15) @ Anthony Burgess Centre Saturday 31st May – 5.15pm Spectacular global shorts, including the enchanting story of a lonely wooden bench in Christoph Schinko’s ‘A Bench’s Tale’, a harrowing tale of corruption and human frailty in Ryan Prows’ ‘Narcocorrido’, and Martin Rosete’s breath taking multi award winner ‘Voice Over’. A Bench’s Tale Dir:…

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Kinofilm presents Kino Fantasy Shorts

KINO FANTASY (Cert 15) @Anthony Burgess Foundation Centre Saturday 31st May, 8:30pm Kino Fantasy explores alternative realities, presenting visions of past and future worlds, and offering new perspectives on the present one. In the UK Premiere of Thierry Lorenzi’s haunting space opera ‘ON/OFF’, a memory of a life once lived on earth is all that…

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Kinofilm presents Three Minute Wonders

Three Minute Wonders (Cert 15) @ Gullivers Sunday 1st June – 1.00pm Homey Dir/Writ; Ben Garfield, Prod; Harriet Harper-Jones, London, 2012, 2:57 mins. Homey is about a game of British Bulldog being played at an inner-city primary school. Visa Dir/Prod/Writ; Maryam Tafakory, London, 2013, 3:11 mins. Visa, is about recent immigration changes in the UK that…

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Kinofilm presents North West Shorts

NORTH WEST SHORTS (Cert 15) @ Anthony Burgess Centre Sunday 1st June, 6.15pm North West Shorts presents a diverse selection from the current crop of home grown talent. Catch ‘The King is Dead’ by Richard Higson, ‘My Life’ by Martin Chart, and ‘Blind Faith’ by Gino Evens. Join us for an evening of thought provoking…