Bolton International Film Festival is a Creative England CE50 and a BAFTA-Qualifying short film festival based in the North West of England.

 

Established in 2017 the festival is now preparing for its fifth edition which will take a hybrid format. Screening over 200 short films across a five day physical festival (and a ten day online version) this year's edition will host around 25 industry talks and masterclasses plus networking sessions.

 

Whether it’s fiction, documentary, animation, comedy or experimental film the festival aim is to amplify films and filmmakers to an audience of the general public, students, like-minded filmmakers and industry representatives.

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