People’s Vote Award Results October 2022

Kinofilm Festival 18th Edition decided to allow the people to decide the winner of our categories this year by allowing them to name their top three films from each programme after they had viewed it in its entirety. The results are as follows: LGBTQ Winner: Nicki Dir: Saman Haghighivand, Wri: Saman Haghighivand, Fatemeh Pourhashemi, Prod:…

Eurocine: Eastern European Shorts (Cert 15) 25th October (4pm)

An eclectic programme of short films from across Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. A programme with something for everyone, featuring themes of mortality, exploitation, family relationships, conflict, filial love and death in this mixed programme of fiction and animation. LIFE AND DEATH Dir: Anastasiia Delibalt, Prod: Olexandr Gudenko,…

Outside In: New Voices (Cert 15) 28th October 2022 (4:00PM)

Controversial dinner conversation, caregivers to the homeless, a cross ethnic friendship amidst ethic descrimination, stories of memory loss, anxiety, aftermath of crisis and a magical maze,  young girl’s stroll through a surreal town and more characterise this selection of short films by filmmakers new to KINOFILMFEST 2022. A FILM ABOUT NICE GUYS Dir/Wri: Cecilia Säverman,…

KINOFILM FESTIVAL 18th Edition October 2022

Kino are pleased to announce the 18th edition of the Festival will take place October 18th – 30th 2022. We are now presenting the festival that was originally due to take place 2021 festival was moved to 2022 to make way for the 2020 covid postponed festival from 2020, which was presented in two parts…

Volunteer Registration Open Now

Love film and love working with other people that do? Do you want to be involved in the 18th Edition of Kinofilm Festival which has been rescheduled for October 2022? Then please fill in the form below. We are looking for some fantastic enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for independent cinema and short films to…

KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS – WED 22nd June 2022, 7.30pm

Kinofilm Festival is pleased to present our next event in the new series of KINO SHORTS’ NorthWest filmmakers event. The event will take place bi-monthly at our new host Manchester venue, the Mini Cini, based at Ducie Street Warehouse, with state of the art projection and reclining seats. Address is 51  Ducie Street, Manchester. M1 2TP  There…

Kinofilm Winners – British Short Film Awards

We are proud to announce the 17th edition of the Kino British Shorts Festival 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…

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…

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…

Participating Filmmaker Accreditation – 2024 19th Edition

**PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM 1st MAY** KinoFilms 19th edition welcomes its filmmakers to join us for the festival! After a two year hiatus we are happy to present a special flash European Shorts Festival in May, with approximately 80 short films in 10 programmes. We’ve a wide array of content, showcasing the best short…

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…