Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

A Lift-Off Film Festival in the Filmmaking and Media Capital of the North of England.

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival, is a film festival that forms part of a wider network of connected film festivals around the world. A unique channel consisting of eleven global cities and an on-demand platform. By submitting to any Lift-Off Film Festival, including Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival, you are giving your work the unique possibility of joining the only real alternative to global distribution.

If your work wins Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival then you could be screened to audiences in Berlin, Tokyo, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne, and London. Along with the possibility of earning money by forming part of Lift-Off's On-Demand Initiative at the end of the respective season.

Not only is our festival a global showcase for filmmakers looking to take that next step, we provide a free service where we take your work to the major film markets AFM, Cannes, EFM etc... All with the aim of getting your work acquired by distributors.


Submit your work to Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival...

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