Kinofilm British Short Film Awards

We are proud to announce the 17th edition of the Kino Awards that took place Sunday 24th Oct 2021 The 17th KINOFILM Festival last night held the Kino British Shorts Awards and we’re proud to announce to audiences and filmmakers of the winning films. Time to look back and reflect on the amazing array of…

Film and screening list.

To see details of all the programmes please go to our Eventbrite page where you can also buy all tickets and passes. Here you can search for the films on in the festival. What, When and Where1 Full Film List – October 2021 Edition FINAL (1) A-Z LIST OF FILMS – Screening FILM TITLE DIRECTOR’S…

Kinofilm Festival Winners Online edition 2021

International Winners 2021 The 16th KINOFILM Festival online edition is now over and we’re proud to remind our audiences and filmmakers of the winning films announced on 16th may 2021. Time to look back and reflect on the amazing array of short films we were proud to showcase this year. With over 230 shorts in…

The Mix (Cert 15) 16th May (5:15pm)

The Mix takes you on a journey of survival and resilience, and raises awareness on polution. Enter the cirme world as we witness a jewellery heist from the perspective of kung fu enthusiast, and meet two women in the back od a police car. This Mix of short films are screening exclusively in the UK!…

FEBRUARY – FESTIVAL NEWS UPDATE

LATEST FESTIVAL NEWS AND LATEST SUBMISSIONS OFFER UPDATE ON OUR LATEST OFFER: Use code “50percentOFFK” to receive 50% off your entry to Kinofilm Festival on FilmFreeway​: unlimited use, valid until the end of the Very Final deadline 28/02/21 when submissions will close. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE THIRD UK LOCKDOWN INTRODUCED ON 6TH JANUARY…

SUBMISSIONS TO OUR 17TH EDITION STILL OPEN

We are still taking submissions for the next edition of the festival and submissions will be open until the end of the year. Though we have still not presented our 16th edition due to Covid-19 we have to press ahead with entries for the next edition so we do not fall behind in the planning…

SECOND COVID POSTPONEMENT OF KINOFILM FESTIVAL

It is with regret that due to the worsening situation with the second wave of Covid-19 in the UK and particularly in the North West of England, it has become impossible for us to carry on planning for the revised dates of the festival which was due to take place late November. We have no…

Kinofilm Festival Postponed Due To COVID-19

It is with great regret that we must announce postponement of this year’s KinoFilm Festival due to the worsening Coronavirus outbreak. With yesterday’s announcement from The World Health Organisation that Covid-19 has reached pandemic status, and the fact that one of our venues has just this morning cancelled all of its foreseeable public events. The…

Final Day Submissions – Filmmakers get 50% Off

Last Chance to Enter KINOFILM 2020 So, it’s that time of the year when our submissions come to an end. If you are a filmmaker that previously submitted to Kinofilm, you’ll be receiving this notification that our Festival deadline is tonight at midnight (23/08/19) – and we are giving a special 50% of Code just…

Submissions Now Open: 16th Edition 2019/20

jonkino / May 24, 2018 Submissions to our 16th Anniversary Edition taking place from 26th Feb – 1st March 2020 are now open, firstly on FilmFreeway platform. Others to follow. EARLY BIRD entry for the lowest prices until 14th April on FILMFREEWAY for only $15. Several categories are discounted at only $10 (Eastern Europe & Russian Federation, Student, Youth,…

*UPDATE* Animation Showcase on Friday at Partisan

Friday is our spectacular Animation Showcase! We’re hosting the selection of Programmes from 12 – 9:30pm at the wonderful venue Partisan Collective in Green Quarter, under 10 minute walk from Manchester Victoria Station! The full address is 19 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester M4 4FY. The Showcase includes; Animation Masterclass: Chris Shepherd  12pm – 1.30pm Free Tickets…

Get Ready! The Opening Gala is here! (24/11 6.30-11pm)

It’s Sat the 24th November and it’s time for our opening night at the great new and historic venue NIAMOS (formally Nia Centre/BBC Playhouse/Grand Junction Cinema. The activities kick of at 6.30pm with a drinks reception with live music from some fab local talent. Marc Constantine will be playing his unique instrument Hang and following will do…

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Festival Venues & Ticket Prices

VENUES, BOOKINGS & TICKET PRICES Main Venues: NIAMOS, Radical Cultural Arts Centre,  Chichester Rd/Warwick St, Manchester M15 5EU Tel 07717 848497, Tickets £5 (Full) £4 (Student) GOODSTOCK** BY V-INSPIRED, 6 Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 5QA Tel 0161 236 3258 .                     Tickets £3 (All Tickets) **STOP PRESS** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. …

Official Selection 2018

  We’re excited to be able to announce our official selection for the 2018 film festival. From well over a 1000 entries we have selected 300 short films for your enjoyment and to celebrate the art of short film. All films showing in the festival are listed below (if you don’t see the whole document…

Programme Manager’s Thursday Recommendations!

SPECTACULAR SHORTS AND EYE-OPENING SEMINARS AT THE KINOFILM FESTIVAL. Today at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, we’ve fatal femmes and has been boxers, border-jumpers and avenging cabbies, robberies gone wrong and time bent out of shape, and all manner of shadowy criminality in our KINO NOIR programme, which will be kicking off, in more ways…

Festival Hosts – Attention!

Remember when you were in school and were asked to do the German exchange and you said “yes! I want to go and stay in someone’s house” and then, a year later, they said “do you want someone to stay at yours?” and you shouted “yes!”. Well, we have an opportunity just like that. A…

Jury Members Wanted

Have you ever fancied taking part on a film jury to decide the winner of an award for a film festival? Maybe you already have! The 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017 is looking for a jury panel to decide on our winners, by watching a selection of films and voting in November. Some experience…

Get Ready, Kinofilm Festival is Coming!

It’s not long until the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival and the festival team are working hard to finalize the film programmes, notify the filmmakers, organize events, create partnerships with fantastic businesses and create a festival that’s going to be exciting for everyone. We can confirm we have events from Women in Film and TV,…

FESTIVAL TEAM 2017

We are excited to announce that a month ago we appointed the new Festival Manager to assist deliver this year’s Kinofilm festival. Our new Festival Manager is Nicole Pott, the Festival Director of High Peak Independent Film Festival, the inaugural event which took place in July this year and will take place again in June 2018. We are…

Festival Volunteers Wanted Now

Do you want to become part of the 14th edition of Kinofilm Festival 2017? 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 animation…