ESFF Interviews #6: Natalie Oliver & Julian Seager

Another in our film interview series, this time with the very talented actors, Natalie Oliver & Julian Seager whose multi-award winning short horror ‘BAGHEAD’ was screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Natalie & Julian talk about the film and horror acting in general with the ESFF!

Filmed and edited with love and care by Amanda Rogers at RPP Productions!

By |August 12th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Interviews #6: Natalie Oliver & Julian Seager

ESFF Interviews #5: Jamie Robson

Another in our series of film interviews with up-and-coming Scots actor and ESFF ambassador, Jamie Robson, whose short film BLUE CHRISTMAS directed by Charlotte Wells, won Best Scottish Short at the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Filmed and edited by Amanda Rogers at RPP Productions

 

By |July 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Interviews #5: Jamie Robson

ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #4: Barnabas Toth

We were delighted to play host to the very charming Barnabas Toth from Budapest whose short film ‘Chuchotage’ screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and was also Oscar nominated!

A slyly witty romantic comedy staged with care and attention to detail, Chuchotage was one of our favourite comedies of last year and we interviewed him about the film in Edinburgh!

Video and editing by Amada Rogers of RPP Productions

 

 

 

By |July 4th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #4: Barnabas Toth

ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #3: Steffen Geypens

We’re delighted to publish an interview we carried out with Belgian film-maker Steffen Geypens, whose intense drama ‘Silent Campine’ we screened at last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival:

 

 

By |June 19th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #3: Steffen Geypens

Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

Florence holds its annual short film festival, ‘Firenze Film Corti’, in the remarkable surrounds of Le Murate. A former prison, Le Murate was used by Mussolini to hold political prisoners and anyone else who objected to the regime in dark and grim conditions.
Devoid of light or air, often 3 to a small concrete, bare cell, they scratched images and slogans using pieces of stone chipped from the walls.
‘Viva L’Italia Libera’. This simple slogan resonates across […]

By |June 12th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

Edinburgh Short Film Festival interviews director Dan Schwarz about his edgy, dark comedy short ‘Ritual’
which screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, it’s funny, wicked and was a popular entry at the 2019 ESFF!

video produced by Amanda Rogers​ and RPP Productions​

By |June 10th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

ESFF 2018 Highlights

Here’s a short video of some of the highlights from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Thanks to all the film-makers who participated and looking forward to seeing your next films,

Filmed and edited by the talented and indefatigable Amanda Rogers

By |April 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 Highlights

CINETOPIA RADIO SHOW: APRIL 2019

Another edition of Cinetopia, Edinburgh’s favourite film radio show is just out!
Featuring an interview with Mar Felices, the director of Iberodocs, the Iberian/South American documentary film festival,

Film reviews and discussions on favourite Italian films!

CINETOPIA APRIL 2019

By |April 26th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on CINETOPIA RADIO SHOW: APRIL 2019

‘Little Shit’ by Richard Gorodecky reviewed by Federica Pugliese

Screened at last year’s ESFF, LITTLE SHIT is a beautifully shot and intense coming of age drama, set amid a

high-rise London council estate. Directed by Richard Gorodecky and reviewed here by our scribe,
the talented Federica Pugliese!

LITTLE SHIT REVIEW

By |April 7th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ‘Little Shit’ by Richard Gorodecky reviewed by Federica Pugliese

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals

Winner of Take One Magazine’s Best Festival 2018 Award

Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short!

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films and film partnerships for our 2019 partners:

The Adriatic Film Festival
Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti – (Florence)
Puppet Animation Scotland
Edinburgh Printmakers
IberoDocs

Max Length 25 minutes, international films […]

By |March 29th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases