The Kino Short Film Festival is an annual spring event in Moscow, Idaho at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre with support from the School of Journalism and Mass Media at the University of Idaho and from local sponsors. We celebrate the art of short film making in the Pacific Northwest and accept short films (10 minutes or less) in any genre; narrative fiction or nonfiction, experimental films, music videos, etc. We only accept work created by filmmakers from Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. The Kino Short Film Festival supplies a venue for independent and student filmmakers to share their work with an audience.

The audience votes for their favorite student film and favorite independent film and the winners are give plaques as prizes.

All films must be produced with in the past two years.
All films must be ten minutes or less in length.
Only filmmakers from Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington may submit work.
All entrants submitting acknowledge they hold the copyright to their work and have clearances and permissions for any intellectual property included in their film (music, etc.)
Upon acceptance into the festival the filmmaker must make a downloadable copy of their film available for Kino Short Film Festival on FilmFreeway.