Interviews

The Turnpike Trail :: Make films with us at JW3!

This Spring, we’re very excited to be supporting the inaugural filmmaking challenge at new cultural centre, JW3. The Finchley Road – built in the 1820′s and now stretching 4.3 miles – began its life as a turnpike road, intended to help horse-drawn carriages traverse the muddy slopes either side of Hampstead. In celebration of the [...]

KINO #62 // TUE 13th MAY @ ELECTROWERKZ

Kino London is back for another open-mic night of unseen, under-the-radar, and unadulterated short films. Newcomers can expects a mixed bag of shorts, a friendly room-full of like-minded folk, and buckets upon buckets of lovely free popcorn, fresh from the bag. WANT TO SCREEN AT KINO #62? As always, filmmakers register in advance to screen [...]

KINO #61 // WED 9th APRIL @ ELECTROWERKZ

Kino London rears it’s lovely head once again for another open-mic night of unseen, under-the-radar, and unadulterated short films. We’ve stocked up on the free popcorn too, so come and get your fill. Facebook Event WANT TO SCREEN AT KINO #61? As always, filmmakers register in advance to screen their short at each event, sight [...]

The Sony Production Awards 2014 : definitely worth a shot…

Every man and his dog is running a filmmaking competition nowadays (not to mention a short film night…) so it’s wise to approach every new ‘opportunity’ with a little caution. It can be pretty hard to distinguish exploitation (and cheap advert production) from genuine support for filmmakers and reward for filmmaking talent. So it’s nice [...]

Kino’s video ident – by filmmaker Alex Widdowson

If you were at Kino #48 you’d have witnessed the premier of our new ident, painstakingly created over a few months by Alex Widdowson. Whilst being a cool little short, the ident has always been an important part of each Kino screening as it tries to encompass the collaborative, open nature of what we do [...]