Screened at Kino

Film Pick // Kino #84 // ‘Spectre’

Kino is a total open-mic night, and as such is a unique screening event in London. We believe it’s important that filmmakers of all levels of experience can have an open platform to screen their work to others, without competition or censor. As such, the ‘programming’ of each event is as much a surprise to […]

Merry Christmas from the Kino Team

Thanks for another great year Kino folks. We’ve got some exciting plans for 2016, and we can’t wait to get going. In the meantime… Here’s a special treat to take you into the festive period, directed by Kino filmmaker Oliver Smyth, and starring Kino compere Lewis Georgeson (would you believe it). Enjoy, and Merry Christmas! […]

Kino #79 // Interview with a filmmaker // Rob Heard

At Kino #79 we caught up with filmmaker Rob who screened his new short about a man and his imaginary wife called “No one sees her”. Briefly describe your film It’s a talking head interview with a man who is in love with his invisible wife. He may or may not be crackers. Where did […]

WATCH // Kino’s new video ident, by filmmaker Stephen Minty

Big thanks to Stephen Minty for making this whirlwind journey-through-the-filmmaking-and-screening process as our new video ident. Basically: SHOOT, EDIT, SCREEN, REPEAT. Welcome to Kino! Kino’s previous ident, by Alex Widdowson Kino’s original ident, by Oliver Smyth

Film of the Week // Backroom (2013)

Backroom, by Kit Harwood, Jared Harding and James Barge (2013) Here’s a little filmmaking gem, first screened back at Kino#55, made by Kit Harwood, Jared Harding and James Barge (boys that barely look old enough to be buying their own video camera, let alone making dirty films with it). It’s one of those films that perhaps […]