ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

We’re very pleased to announce that the talented and award-winning Scottish actor, Jamie Robson is to become our patron and ambassador for ESFF.
We’re proud to have Jamie on-board and looking forward to working with him over the coming years. Jamie has a real love and strong grasp of short film and we’re very excited to be collaborating with him on a number of upcoming projects. Jamie is also preparing for some major forthcoming feature film roles […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

Our good friends at the Screenwriters network INKTIP have sent us an insightful interview into the screenwriter’s world with their interview with writer Kenneth Lemm;

Building a Career: How a Full-Time Architect Built a Screenwriting Career From Scratch 

 

 

By |January 9th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Excited to announce that the Edinburgh Short Film Festival has won Take One Magazine’s Best Festival award for 2018!
We’re obviously delighted and very honoured to have won and very grateful to Take One Magazine staff for
voting for the ESFF for the award and it’s wonderful to have the hard work of all of our staff and volunteers recognised in this way,
so thanks to all the many people who participated in making our 2018 edition such […]

By |January 8th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

We’re excited to open our call for entries for our 2019 edition and looking forward to screening another 8 nights of fabulous short film in Edinburgh later this year!

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

AND

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

The Adriatic Film Festival
The Sardinia Film Festival
Fastnet Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti (Florence)
Puppet […]

By |January 1st, 2019|News Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes

We’re excited about our new partnership with TAKE ONE Magazine , the film magazine from Cambridge and they’ve reviewed another 2 nights of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, our programmes on Sat 3rd November and Sunday 4th November!

Reviews are by Jim Ross and Annie Whealing

SAT 3 NOV – IN THE DARK REVIEW

SUN 4 NOV – FRIEND OR FOE REVIEW

By |October 31st, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes

1st Weekend at the 2018 ESFF

We’re all delighted with the opening weekend of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, 2 full houses, some terrific shorts, lovely guests including a whole team from the Adriatic Film Festival and some warm words from the audience!

Here’s a few stills from the nights, pictures by Luka Vukosavljevic and Jackie Xiang,

Looking forward to the second weekend, starting at the Filmhouse on Friday 2nd with a fascinating programme of Estonian animation and then

we’re on to Summerhall […]

By |October 28th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on 1st Weekend at the 2018 ESFF

Preview of the 8th Edinburgh Short Film Festival

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again is bringing some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and is pretty much your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes.

We’re screening 29 award winners, including the Audience Award winner from Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals, the Tribeca Grand Jury Award winners and there’s the best short films from SXSW, Aspen Shortfest, Palm Springs International Shortfest, London and Brussels Short Film […]

By |September 24th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Preview of the 8th Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed at Florence

We’re delighted that Marino and the team at the wonderful Firenze FilmCorti have published a short interview with us when we screened an ESFF programme at the Florence short film festival in June!

FLORENCE’S FILMCORTI INTERVIEWS EDINBURGH SHORTS

By |September 17th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed at Florence

ESFF 2018 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

We’re excited to be able to announce our official programme for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

The ESFF 2018 is your one chance to see one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK.

With 26 UK Premieres, 7 European Premieres and no less than 28 award-winning short films, our 2018 programme is one of our strongest yet, and packed with some of the best films from Festivals overseas, including Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, Annecy, and SXSW […]

By |September 16th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED!

ESFF Filmmaker Interview #6 – Elias Sommer

We’ve had a record-breaking year for submissions and while we’re still watching and assessing all 1600+ entries for this year, we thought it was a good time to publish our 6th Filmmaker Interview, with Elais Sommer. Elias is a Scottish-based filmmaker, whose comedy DENTURES OF DEATH, was screened at last year’s ESFF.

A darkly comic tale that follows the nightmare a young boy endures when he stays with his Granddad. It’s a strong comedy with some […]

By |August 5th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Filmmaker Interview #6 – Elias Sommer