Kino Sydney returns Monday 8th February

Kino #103

Monday 8th February, 2016, 6pm.

107 Projects – $10 – Buy tickets – Facebook RSVP

Join Kino Sydney for our monthly short film screening and party. Featuring the new, delirious and utterly creative work from local filmmakers alongside the acclaimed works of our featured filmmakers.

Cheer on the short films, gain insight from our Q&As and industry guests, discover a new local artists in our live music set, feel content on our popcorn and pizza, and try your luck on our giveaways.

Entry is $10 with all programming and food inclusive.

FILMMAKERS: Kino Sydney is an open-screen. With no pre-selection or signature items, Kino is a place to cut your teeth with a real world audience, getting that valuable feedback on your strengths and weaknesses as a storyteller.

We ask only that films are under 6 minutes; no ads or home videos; not available online. Register to screen here.

Kino #103 is an 18+ event.

Kino #102 on Mon 11 Jan 2016

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Monday 11th January, 2016, 6pm.

107 Projects – $10 – Buy tickets

Celebrate the New Year and new local short cinema with Kino Sydney on Monday 11th January at 107 Projects. With no pre-selection or heavy handed rules, films will be everything from madcap comedies to tear-jerking dramas to personal portraits.

Join us for a night of short films, filmmaker Q&As, live music, food, and giveaways. Kino is only $10 and tickets are available online.

FILMMAKERS: Register to screen at – all films should be under 6 minutes; feature the Kino logo or Kino Sydney in text + screening number; not be available online; not have screened in Sydney at more than 1 festival or event; not be a home video; not be advertisements or home videos.

All screening filmmakers will go into a draw for an equipment hire voucher. Spots are strictly limited; register now.

Live music will be sunshine pop from u_MG_5348p-and-coming artist Alison Avron. Avron is a singer/songwriter most known for creating and running the DIY music venue, The Newsagency. Most recently she recorded her debut album with multi-platinum award winning producer, Philip Jimenez at his recording studio in New York.

Kino #102 is an 18+ event.

Kino #100 Program

Kino #100: Screening Party

Saturday 14th November, 2015, 6pm.

107 Projects – $15 – Buy tickets

On Saturday 14th November, Kino Sydney hits our 100th screening and we mean to celebrate.

Join us to raise a drink to local creatives. Marvel at 14 brand news FILMS with LIVE SOUND (music, voice, effects, or otherwise). Vote in our to send one filmmaker home with a $1000 equipment hire voucher for their next project. And find out the behind-the-scenes secrets in our filmmaker Q&AS.

Dance the night away or chill out on the lounges with LIVE MUSIC from Lily & The Bellows, Tashka, and a DJ from Tessellate. ENJOY A COMPLIMENTARY DRINK on arrival and enjoy PIZZA & POPCORN.

For the creative amongst you, there will be an opportunity to contribute to CROWD WRITTEN SCREENPLAY, take part in LIVE FILMMAKING, recreate your favourite MOVIE MOMENTS, look for inspiration at our KINO BRAINSTORM, and listen on how to go from shorts to features in our INDUSTRY TALK from local filmmaker Dean Francis.

If that wasn’t enough, there will be KINO CLASSICS, a look at KINO PLANET, and GIVEAWAYS – including the opportunity to win a 12-month DOUBLE PASS to Kino screenings.

See the full program here.

Screen at Kino Sydney #100

Kino #100 – Kino Sydney Live

Saturday 14th November, 2015, 6pm.

107 Projects

Join Kino Sydney for our 100th screening as we challenge new and old filmmakers to produce and screen short films no longer than 100 seconds with one soundtrack element performed live.

In addition to cheering on short films, catch one of the live music acts, marvel at the ‘100 Kinos in 100 Seconds’ Projection, take part in live filmmaking, listen to a talk on how to make the jump from short to feature, enjoy a drink on arrival & grab a snack, and vote in the audience award. Tickets are $15 for this very special edition of Kino and can be bought here.

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Filmmakers: Screening at ‘Kino Sydney Live’ during ‘Kino #100’ will make you eligible for the audience award of a $1000 voucher for equipment hire at The Front in Redfern. Films must be 100 seconds or less in length & one soundtrack element must be performed live. One entry per filmmaker. Make sure you register here by 23:59 on October 20th 2015 to be in with a chance to win. Terms and conditions apply. 

We will still be accepting films for ‘Open-Screen’ at Kino #100! Open-Screen films are not eligible for  The Front voucher; only eligible for good times. They can also be registered here.

Stay tuned for more information on Kino #100.

Kino #91 – Mon 2 Feb, 6pm, 107 Projects

10294318_787004717977337_398966046017920826_nKINO #91, Mon 2 Feb, 6pm, 107 Projects.

Kino Sydney returns with your monthly dose of short cinema (+ pizza + giveaways + ideas exchange + live performances).

Join us as first-time filmmakers, Sydney favourites, and seasoned pros, strut their stuff and premiere their new short films.

Tickets are $10. All ticket holders get: access to theatre for inventive short films and live music, pizza, opportunities to network, and the chance to win prizes. Buy tix online to avoid disappointment.

Filmmakers: Kino Sydney is city’s only open-screen film night. Register now with kino@kinosydney to book your slot and free access to the screening party (spots go quickly).

Films must be under 5 minutes, have Kino Sydney and screening number in credits, must be world premieres, must not be home videos, and must not be advertisements.

Join a filmmaking team: Want to be part of a filmmaking team working on a project for Kino #91? Introduce yourself and your talent on the Kino Filmmakers Guild.

60 Second Challenge: Take the 60 Second Challenge. Produce a short film – 60 seconds in length – on the subject of ‘Endless Summer’. The audience pick on the night grabs a small prize from Kino Sydney. Just register the film with

Kurated Korner: Kurated Korner is open to submissions from new filmmakers to Kino Sydney. Films must be under 10 minutes (but don’t have to be world premieres or have Kino Sydney/Screening Number in credits). Films are hand-picked to be screened by the Kino team, one each screening.

This is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the Kino Sydney audience, and also give our audience access to more great local cinema. To have your film considered for Kurated Korner, send a link to

RSVP to Kino #91. Buy tix to Kino #91.