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Filmonik Open Screening, featuring the
Announcing February's Filmonik Open Screening, featuring the Valentine's Challenge!
Sunday February 16th, Filmonik HQ, 3rd Floor, New Art Spaces, Federation House, Balloon Street, Manchester, M60 0AF, £5 entry donation, free entry for Open Screening films.7.00pm till Late.
Manchester's open-mic film screening night takes on a romantic veneer, with challenges to boot.
This February 16th, take a break from the roses and restaurant-bookings and come join us at Filmonik HQ for our regular Open Screening film night. Films are picked from a hat, introduced by their creators, then screened for your consideration. None of the films we screen are pre-screened, pre-judged, or booked in formally. Anything can happen - expect the unexpected, but keep your fingers crossed for a rom-com or two.
If you would like to screen a film, head to the "Kino Kabaret & Screenings" page at Filmonik.com for more information. Your film is your free pass to the screening. This is a hassle-free film screening event. We want as few obstacles as possible between your film and the projector, but take note of the open-screening rules and be sure to email us in advance and include the open-screening end-slate (via the event post at Filmonik.com).
Or, if you are feeling in a particularly romantic frame of mind, why not join us for...
THE VALENTINE'S CHALLENGE
7.00pm February 13th – 4.30pm February 16th, Filmonik HQ, 3rd Floor, New Art Spaces, Federation House, Balloon Street, Manchester, M60 0AF. Participant donation £10.
The Filmmaking Challenge returns. Flex your romantic muscles and team up to create some suitably romantic movies, with only a few days to spare. In addition to the Valentine theme, there will be other essential requirements. These will not be announced until the evening of February the 13th. Which means no pre-preparation, absolutely no pre-recruiting, and no retro-fitting pre-made scripts into the challenge "mould"! Everything has to be created from scratch during the event before the screening on the 16th.
Challenge participants will have full access to Filmonik HQ, our new 800 square-metre studio space, right in the heart of the city. This is your daytime lab and work space for editing, rehearsals, or simply a chance to take a break on the sofas. The doors are open from 10am to 6pm.
Remember to include the official end-slate, which you can download via the event post.
Filmonik HQ is part of Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces (NAS); an initiative to create dynamic project spaces for artists, artist collectives and artists development agencies. Making use of temporary vacant retail, office and light industrial units, NAS provides opportunities for emerging creatives to incubate their practices, produce work and showcase new art to local communities. Currently CG runs New Art Spaces in Leigh, Widnes, Salford and city centre Manchester.
Check out some of the films made for our previous screening and beyond:
When & Where
Filmonik: Kino Manchester
Filmonik is a not-for-profit filmmaking organization, based in Manchester UK and running international events throughout the year.
We hold a variety of film screenings, from "open-mic" nights to exclusive presentations. Our flagship event is the Kabaret – a weeklong, open-all-hours filmmaking workshop with public screenings of all the films our participants create. And if one Kabaret isn’t enough, we also have some mini “taster” sessions too!
For more videos, pictures and info about Filmonik, head to Filmonik.com. Or email email@example.com. Click the "events" tab here to get involved in our next screening or Kabaret event.