In the third of our series of film-maker interviews, we were delighted to speak to London-based animator Natasza Cetner, whose fluid, elegantly drawn animation ‘NERO’ was screened at last year’s ESFF.
We’re looking forward to screening short films in collaboration with Edinburgh Printmakers as part of their ‘Translating Travels’ an exhibition
by the artist Imi Maufe on Friday May 11th.
There’s chance to see the often painful ‘BEFORE CHRISTMAS’ by Chinese film-maker Chuyao He, which follows the struggle of a father and son as they adapt to working under ruthless conditions at a Christmas decoration workshop located in an unfamiliar big city.
We’re also screening US artist Damon Mohl’s THE EXPEDITION […]
Lyle Bushe’s Kafka-esque short comedy ‘THE MAN WHO NEVER WENT HOME’ screened at last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival. It’s a wryly ironic and somewhat age-less story about a man who leaves work one evening but somehow never seems to get back home again.
We managed to catch a quick interview with Lyle and talked short film-making and filming on the streets of Edinburgh!
Filmed by Laura Meriläinen & Diego Malara
LYLE BUSHE INTERVIEW
The latest edition of our film radio show Cinetopia Edinburgh is fresh out of the edit suite! The April edition includes reviews of Isle of Dogs, The Square and You Were Never Really Here as well as an interview with David Martin of Hidden Door about the film events at the abandoned State Cinema in Leith, a discussion on favourite film decades and much more!
CINETOPIA – APRIL
We’re very grateful to have been asked to play a part in the 20th Anniversary edition of Mecal – Barcelona’s Short Film & Animation Festival last week.
We held a special programme of curated Scottish short films at Mecal 2018 at the Contemporary Arts Centre to an audience of enthusiastic locals and visiting film-makers, featuring some of our favourite Scottish Shorts of the last few years as well as a few of Mecal’s own shorts screened since […]
In the first of a series of interviews with film-makers from last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival. we talked to US artist and film-maker, Damon Mohl about his short film ‘The Expedition’, an animated film that traces a surreal journey into the wilderness with explorers facing their fears, whilst traversing a frozen tundra, partly filmed in East Lothian during the 2015 ESFF and in locations all over Boulder County and in the Indian Peaks, the amazing cinematography […]
The Brooklyn-based acting and casting magazine Backstage are coming to the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018!
Backstage are the only worldwide print and online casting resource, Backstage reaches thousands of highly trained, experienced, and specialized performers,
We’re excited to be hosting our new partners, Backstage at this year’s festival and we’re also very pleased to be able to offer free casting services and exclusive access to our website to our film-makers via the link:
The code for our […]
Delighted to present the second of our new radio show ‘Cinetopia’ has been published via our collaboration with Radio Summerhall!
This week we’re reviewing ‘The Shape of Water’ as well as ‘Lady Bird’ we’re discussing our Oscar predictions of last week and
there’s an interview on animation with Simon Hart, director of Puppet Animation Scotland!
You can hear the whole show via the attached link!
Our writer pals at Shore Scripts regularly offer some of the best film-related prizes around and this year they are putting up awards of between $9,000 – $15,000 in production funding and equipment hire for the winning screenplay of their latest Short Film Fund competition!
The prize money will be aimed at turning the winning script into a completed short film and we’d be delighted to screen the winning film at next year’s ESFF!
We’re also delighted […]
We’re excited to have been asked to present a night of Scottish Short films at Mecal 2018 – Barcelona Int. Short Film & Animation Festival!
Roberto Barrueco, Mecal’s Festival Director, curated a programme of some of Mecal’s favourite animated shorts at last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival, and we’re happy to reciprocate at this year’s event!
The screening will take place at MACBA, Barcelona’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday 31st March, 5:30pm and we’ll have more details […]