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KINOFILM presents KINO SHORTS 69 – THUR 18th August 2022, 7.30pm

  Kinofilm Festival is pleased to present our next event in the current season of  NorthWest filmmakers events. KINO SHORTS Edition 69 will take place[…]

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[…]


KINOFILM Festival Presents KINO SHORTS – WED 27th APRIL 2022, 7.30pm Kinofilm Festival is pleased to announce the relaunch of our KINO SHORTS NorthWest filmmakers[…]

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[…]

Kinofilm 2020/1 Part 2. The British Shorts Festival – Coming Soon

Kinofilm Festival 17th Edition Passes now on sale here or on Eventbrite. Early Bird discount until 13th October. Limited amount available.  To see details of all[…]

Kinofilm Festival International 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[…]

Kinofilm Announces Online Festival – International Spring Edition

FESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE NOW HERE. We’re thrilled to announce that the Kino festival  will return to celebrate its 25th Anniversary with its first online[…]

We Welcome this year’s Jury Members

 For this year’s International Section of the 16th Kinofilm Festival in our Premiere OnLine Edition, we reactivated  our jury members lined up for last[…]

Black Friday Weekend Voucher Code 75% OFF Submissions

As we enter our last month of submission we are proud to offer for the first time a special Black Friday Discount Code from FRIDAY[…]

Coming Soon to Manchester & Withington

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT RE. FESTIVAL DATES KINOFILM™ will present its 16th short film festival, Manchester International Short Film and Animation Festival from Saturday 21st March to[…]

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.[…]

KINOFILM 19, Manchester European Short Film Festival May 2024


KINO AT THE POLY Falmouth, 19th & 20th Oct

We are delighted to present a selection of 5 programmes from the Kinoflim International Short Film Festival 15th edition in a special advance two day festival[…]

Submissions: 15th Edition 2018 -Submissions now closed: 7th July

Submissions to out 15th Anniversary Edition taking place 26th Nov – 2nd Dec 2018 are now closed.  *LATEST CLOSING OFFER* DEADLINE EXTENDED FROM 2nd –[…]

Kinofilm 2017 Awards Winners, Runners Up and Special Mentions.

Following November’s 14th Kinofilm Festival we announced our winners and special mentions on our Facebook page. We are pleased to announce here the award winners and Special mentions[…]

Brit Films for the weekend – In Another Life, Sat 25/11/17

Kicking of at 12.00 noon screening and discussion of local filmmaker Jason Wingard’s first feature IN ANOTHER LIFE. Following the screening Jason and co-producer Hannah[…]

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![…]

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[…]

Festival Short Film Submissions – Subs Close 15th July + Discount codes

Submissions only now via arrangement and deadline waivers. ****Update 18th July*** Submissions to this year’s festival are now closed, thanks to all the filmmakers that[…]

Posters of Shorts from Kinofilm 13

Here’s a selection of posters from the films we showed in this year’s festival.  Some really great art work.

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,[…]

Euro Cine 5: Spanish Shorts 2, Sun 28th Feb

Sun 28thth Feb,  Anthony Burgess Foundation 2.00pm       Tickets now available here. EURO CINE 5: SPANISH SHORTS 2  (Cert 15)   Nostalgic illness, romantic plastic, social[…]

Made Up North, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Royal Northern College of Music   8.30pm        Tickets now available here. MADE UP NORTH (15) Slavery, bullying, parental betrayal, gangsters, con artists and[…]

Women in Film, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th, Royal College of Music  6.30pm               Tickets now available here. WOMEN IN FILM (15) In an industry dominated by men, Kino flies the flag[…]

Animation 4: Kids Corner FREE SCREENING, Sat 27th Feb

Sat 27th Feb, Central Library            1.00pm  FREE SCREENING       Tickets now available here. Animation 4: “KID’S CORNER” (PG) Settle in to hear some stories about lost[…]

British of Shorts 1, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  8.30pm     Tickets now available here. BEST OF BRITISH SHORTS 1 (15) There are intimations of mortality, fumbling attempts at[…]

Kino Tales 5: Comedy Tales 2, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation  6.30pm    Tickets now available here. Kino Tales 5: COMEDY TALES 2 (15) Sexual politics, illegal competitions, love and lust[…]

Euro Cine 4: Crossing Borders, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Instituto Cervantes Euro Cine 4: CROSSING BORDERS (Cert 15)          Tickets now available here. Homelessness, bullying, bad parenting, bridge-jumping, a[…]

Documentaries FREE SCREENING, Fri 26th Feb

Fri 26th Feb, Gullivers  2.00pm    Tickets now available here. DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (12)   FREE SCREENING Family secrets and traumas, dying traditions, factories, fish, environmental concerns and[…]

Take 5 & Under, FREE SCREENING, Thur 25th Feb

Thur 25th Feb, Apotheca Bar  8.30pm    Tickets now available here. TAKE 5 & UNDER (15)   FREE SCREENING Brevity is very often the soul of wit.[…]

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[…]

Kino Exposed 2: UK Students, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Anthony Burgess Foundation 6.30pm Kino Exposed 2 (UK Student Shorts) (15)    Tickets on Sale Now Here We’ve racial tensions, family tragedies, Internet[…]

Euro Cine 1: Spanish Shorts 1, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Instituto Cervantes 6.15pm   Tickets now on sale here Euro Cine 1. Spanish Shorts 1 (Cert 15)  FREE SCREENING Paranoia, paper marriages, people on[…]

Kino Exposed 1: International Student Shorts, Wed 24th Feb

Wed 24th Feb, Central Library   2.00pm    Tickets on sale now here. KINO EXPOSED 1 (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT Shorts) (15) The space race, competition, and family relationships[…]

Kino Tales 3: Romantic Tales, Tue 23rd Feb

Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library   6.00pm      Tickets now available here. KINO TALES 3: ROMANTIC TALES (15) Love is on the rocks, it’s on a road[…]

Made in Manchester + Q&A, Mon 22nd & Tue 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, 70 Oxford Street,   7.50pm FREE SCREENING  Tickets for Monday now available here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library,   4.00pm (Repeat Pay screening)  Tickets[…]

International Panorama Shorts 1, Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd Feb

Mon 22nd Feb, Central Library  6.00pm      Tickets for Monday available now here. Tues 23rd Feb, Central Library  2.00pm (repeat screening)  Tickets for Tue available here[…]

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,[…]

Kino Tales 1: Comedy Shorts 1, Mon 22nd Feb

 Mon 22nd 2.00pm at Central Library Kino Tales 1: COMEDY SHORTS 1         Tickets available here There’s triumph over adversity, muscle, music, unfortunate[…]