Submissions to out 15th Anniversary Edition taking place 26th Nov – 2nd Dec 2018 are now closed.
*LATEST CLOSING OFFER* DEADLINE EXTENDED FROM 2nd – 7th July you can get a massive 50% off your submission on both WITHOUTABOX and FILMFFREEWAY using the following code now: 50percentoffKino The code can be used for any category including already discounted categories Greater Manchester Shorts, Student Shorts, Youth Shorts and Mobile phone shorts.
You can submit any short films under 20 mins produced after January 2017 on any of our following submission platforms: FilmFreeway and Withoutabox for which we still have some discount codes available and for those not on those sites you can also submit to our festival for discounted fees on Festhome and Festivalfocus.
*SPECIAL ALUMNI OFFER open to all Kino Alumni filmmakers that have previously screened at Kinoflim. Use the following code to get 30% of your entry – you must provide evidence that you have previously had a short shown at Kinofilm Festival. Use code: ” Kinoalumni30 “. Code valid until the 7th July. Please put the following details in a cover letter on your FilmFreeway entry stating the year the film was shown at Kinofilm and film title. Please note this code is only valid on FilmFreeway.
Remember we have regular discounted fees for Greater Manchester Filmmakers, Students and youths (17 and under). Just submit to the relevant category to get those discounts and please provide evidence of your eligibility.
***Waiver code for Iranian filmmakers based only in Iran. We realise the difficulties Iranian filmmakers experience by Western imposed sanctions on their country. We also recognise the importance of new stories coming out of Iran and the new work by the countries talented young filmmakers. Therefor our only free waiver code this year is for entries from IRAN. FREE with the following code “ IranEEfreeentry2018 ” until the 7th July. Please note valid only on FilmFreeway.
****Also new this year: 1st and 2nd features being made by Kino Alumnis that have moved on the features, We would like to screen a couple of features this year to show the progression of filmmakers from shorts to features. Similarly to above you must provide evidence in your application that you have previously had a short shown at Kinofilm Festival.
*****Also new this year, a special youth section dedicated to young people aged 17 years and under; and a separate new section for short films made on mobile phones, primarily aimed at youths but also open to anyone (please stage age when applying so we can be sure to put you forward to the right section). Please note reduced fee for both Youth and Mobile phone sections – submit for just $15.
Please note submissions now close on the 7th July June on FilmFreeway, Withoutabox and Festival Focus and Festhome. You can get up to 40% off on Festival Focus and submissions fees currently on Festhome have been reduced by 20%. Submit now to get the best deals. There will be no further extensions after this date.
PLEASE NOTE THE FINAL EXTENDED SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE IS 7th JULY (except FFW 2nd July)
THE NOTIFICATION DATE IS 1ST OCTOBER
THE FESTIVAL DATES: 26 NOVEMBER – 2ND DECEMBER 2018 (tbc)
SHORT FILM SUBMISSIONS WORLD WIDE OPEN NOW on FILMFREEWAY / WITHOUTABOX / FESTIVAL FOCUS / FESTHOME
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