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…

Festival Diary, Tickets. What, When & Where? Check this post!

Kinofilm Festival Diary – 22nd-28th February (now updated  17/2) Here you can view the Programme Calendar and Programme Strands schedule. Plan your festival diary here, you can download a Festival diary by clicking here on Programme Calendar. Tickets for all Kinofilm Festival screenings and events are available now on line at our Skiddle page or at…

Family Friendly, FREE SCREENING, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Central Library  3.00pm             Tickets now available here. FAMILY FRIENDLY FILM PROGRAMME12) – FREE SCREENING Wild West fantasies, young love, the healing power of sport and a date with a difference in this selection of films for all the family.   Billy the Kid Dir / Prod / Wri: Sam Johnson, Prod: David…

Animation 3: O!PLA Across the Borders, Polish Shorts, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation 8.30pm   Tickets are on sale now here. Animation 3: O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS 2015 Polish Animation (CERT 18) Please note not suitable for children so this has been advised a 18 certificate. Traditionally curated by “the biggest Jury in the world”, O!PLA ACROSS THE BORDERS- is back! Entertaining viewers…

Kino Tales 2: Future Tales, Mon 22nd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  4.00pm    Tickets available here. Kino Tales 2: Future Tales (15) There are dystopias a-plenty, zombies on the rampage, teenage superheroes, ecological apocalypse, corporate time manipulation and cloning. All this plus Zachary Quinto, and the legendary Rutger Hauer in this selection of genuinely fantastic films (in both senses of the word).…

Festival Calendar – Screenings and Events

Kinofilm Festival Manchester Diary – 22nd-28th February Plan your festival diary here, you can also download a festival diary by clicking on this Programme Calendar Monday 22nd Programme Title Programme Strand Venue 11 am – 1.00pm Union Street Workshop Evt Education Event Central Library 2.00pm Comedy Tales 1 Kino Tales Central Library 4.00pm Future Tales…

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…

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…

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…