Audiences wowed by special guests at MANIFF 2017.

Manchester Film Festival returned for its third edition with another amazing collection of independent films. One of the treats for the audience has always been the chance to meet and ask questions of the filmmakers after their UK and world premiere screenings. This year was no exception with even more filmmakers attending the festival and some big names making an appearance too.

Local reach of over 5 million for MANIFF 2017!

Press coverage and partnerships for the 2017 Manchester Film Festival enabled a reach of over 5 million in the Greater Manchester area.

The key partnership with Metrolink saw hundreds of 6 sheet and A1 posters across the network for the whole of February reaching an estimated 3 million people.