About us

Milton Keynes International Film Festival(MKIFF) is the first international film festival and the only of its kind in the city Milton Keynes, United Kingdom . This extraordinary cultural event created in 2021 is one of the most important cinematic event in Milton Keynes.

MKIFF aims to create in United Kingdom, as well as in the region, a cultural center of worldwide alternative and independent cinema. Milton Keynes is a green, enthusiastic and friendly city and besides the “strong competition” MKIFF aims at the same time to be a meeting point of cultures, where people of Milton Keyes, the guests and all those who love films will have a cinema-language-communication week.

MKIFF aims to create a friendly space for film artists and cinema enthusiasts from United Kingdom and the entire world to come together and share their linked passion and knowledge of the motion picture art form. The intention of MKIFF is to bring filmmakers, producers and distributors from all around the world to Milton Keynes, in hopes of fostering future co-operation in this interesting and youngest city of the United Kingdom. By bringing together these distinct voices and their work, MKIFF commits itself to introducing audiences to alternative visions of extraordinary diversity.

MKIFF is an international cinema event whose main objective is to enlarge the number of venues and time of screening of European and non-European films of all genres and durations in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom as well as it is considered to be an event to develop new audiences around the country, combining film screenings with public debates and thematic debates approaching new and an increased Film Audience and focusing also on Film Literacy.

Mega award distribution ceremony is organized once a year. The main goal of the film festival is to provide an exceptional space for the creation and presentation of quality multi-genre art production.

We cooperate with various distributors in Asia, Europe and American film market, to whom we regularly offer the best short and feature-length movies. If your film will be of interest to various investors or distributors, we will help you with the distribution of your film.


For each of the categories, we will select an individual winner as well as a shortlist of runners up. As a winner, you will be provided with an exclusive opportunity to premiere your film on AltCineplex.com during a special and bespoke online screening event.

Submitted films to the festival will get an opportunity after review to get released on the www.AltCineplex.com.

At ALTCINEPLEX your your film can be release under the following category(depends on the review).

i. SVOD (Subscription based video on demand service)

ii.AVOD(Ad-based video on demand service)

iii.TVOD(Transactional based video on demand/pay per view service, You will get 70% share of every purchased)

Those who are shortlisted as part of the festival will receive an exclusive online screening experience directly on AltCineplex.com, meaning you could be part of this success, and stream your content to a large audience, including your friends, family, and fans.

During this online screening event at www.AltCineplex.com, we welcome friends, families, and fans to celebrate your success, and support you using our tipping/VOD function on AltCineplex.com. 70% of every single tip/ticket you receive will go directly into your pocket!

Awards & Prizes 


1. Best Feature Film  

2. Best Feature Film (Other Language)

3. Best Indie Feature Film

4. Best Indie Feature Film(Other Language)

5. Best Documentary Film  

6. Best Documentary Film (Other Language)         

7. Best Short Film                            

8. Best Short Film (Other Language)                          

9. Best Student Film    

10. Best Student Film(Other Language)    

11. Best Music Album

12. Best Music Album (Other Language)  


13. Best Director, Feature Film

14. Best Director, Feature Film (Other Language)

15. Best Director, Indie Feature Film 

16. Best Director, Indie Feature Film(Other Language) 

17. Best Director, Documentary Film

18. Best Director, Documentary Film(Other Language)

19. Best Director, Short Film

20. Best Director, Short Film (Other Language)

21. Best, First Time Director (Short Film)

22. Best, First Time Director (Feature)

23. Best, Director Student Film.


24. Best Actor(Male), Short Film 

25. Best Actor(Male), Feature Film

26. Best Actor(Female), Short Film  

27. Best Actor(Female), Feature Film


28. Best Cinematography(Short Film)

29. Best Cinematography(Feature Film)

30. Best, Editing(Short Film)

31. Best Editing (Feature Film)

32. Best Sound Design (Short Film)

33. Best Sound Design(Feature Film)

34. Best Visual Effects (Short Film)

35. Best Visual Effects (Feature Film)


36. Best Music Video