ESFF 2019 PROGRAMME JUST OUT!

We’re thrilled to have completed the programme for the 9th edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Opening night is at the Filmhouse on Thursday October 24th with a programme of shorts, including the 2019 Cannes Best Short Winner, BAFTA Scotland winner and best animation at Fantoche Int. Animation Festival!

There’s a rich and very diverse range of films from Taiwanese animation to Indian romcom to Croatian comedy. There’s 36 UK Premieres, including the 2019 Oscar winning […]

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ESFF Screens at Adriatic Film Festival 2019

We’re very excited about our screening at the 2019 Adriatic Film Festival which runs 19-22 September .

We’ve put together an exciting programme of UK short film, including taut thriller Cry Baby Blue by Marlek al-Habib and Sophia Carr-Gomm’s excellent Highlands-set drama The Wider Sun. There’s a screening for talented animator, Gabriel Bohmer and his American Gothic 2D animation,The Flood is Coming.

The screening is at the very lovely Palazzo Sirena in Pescara, it’s a fabulous theatre […]

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Just Out! Edinburgh Short Film Festival Film Catalogue for 2019

We’ve just completed our film catalogue for our 9th edition!
You can get a sneak preview at some of the films we’re screening at this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

ESFF 2019 FILM CATALOGUE

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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!

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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

 

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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

 

 

 

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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:

 

 

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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 […]

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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​

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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

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