A quaterly short film night at HOME cinema in Manchester, celebrating and showcasing the variety of films and filmmakers currently based in the North West of England.

We love to show audiences a variety of films and accept films of any genre; from fiction, to documentary, animation, experimental, innovative music videos, comedy and artist moving image.

We accept films old or new as long as they are under 20 minutes and made by filmmaker currently living in the North West of England.

Deadlines are rolling so if you miss one, or your film is not ready, don't worry you can enter it for the next screening. Screenings are usually in March, June, September and December (with deadlines in January, April, July/August and October)

All films are selected by a panel of audience members.

The event is a great opportunity to showcase your filmmaking talent and meet fellow filmmakers.

Audience award at every screening.
35% of net box office takings shared between all the filmmakers
DCP copy of your film if useful.
Non selected filmmakers will receive feedback from the panel should they want it.

• Made by filmmakers **currently living in the North West of England** (Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside).
By filmmakers we mean director, producer or writer.
• Under 20 minutes (20 mins included)
• Of any genre (fiction, to documentary, animation, artist film...every genre is welcome! )
• You need to have cleared copyright of all external material you have used in your film (soundtrack, including credit music, video extracts etc.). We cannot screen films which have unauthorised use of material.

Overall Rating
  • Cheryl Blake

    Absolutely thrilled that Seaglass was selected for this wonderful event - thank you so much! Really great opportunity to meet other local filmmakers too!

    March 2024
  • Alex Crumbie

    Had a great evening at Filmed Up! Really happy that Confessions of an English Ant-Eater was screened alongside so many brilliant films by filmakers from across the North West!

    December 2022
  • Jane Glennie

    Warm welcome from Home Manchester organiser Isabelle when attending this event. Great venue in the centre of Manchester with a good audience for the event. A varied and interesting programme of films. Would definitely recommend.

    October 2022
  • Rob Reed

    Really enjoyed the Filmed Up screening would highly recommend it to filmmakers based in the North West.

    October 2021
  • We had an amazing time at Filmed Up and the first screening anywhere of our film "Memories Of Shiqi". Watched some amazing films and enjoyed the hospitality of the venue's bar. Great opportunity to network with fellow filmmakers.

    September 2021