Just while we’re having a think about 2018, here’s some images and stills from week 1 of our recently finished, fun-packed 2017 edition!
Reviews have been coming thick and fast this year and we’re very pleased to have had our closing night on Saturday November 11th reviewed by arts critic Liliya Nikolova in the National Student Magazine!
NATIONAL STUDENT ESFF CLOSING NIGHT REVIEW
At the closing night of the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, we were able to give a warm welcome to Aidan Stanley the Chairman of the Fastnet Film Festival, who had travelled from Schull in West Cork, where the festival is based, to this year’s events in Edinburgh.
We were happy to play host to Aidan, as we’d made the reverse trip ourselves, back in May, to the Fastnet Film Festival itself. The FFF is a […]
We’re loving the review of Day 7 at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival by The Wee Review which took place on Friday November 10th at Summerhall!
We had around 26 guests and visiting film-makers and it was especially wonderful to see all these people from all different cultures from across the world, mixing, having fun and talking films!
We’re delighted that our friends from The Wee Review have passed us their review of Day 5 at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival on November 9th at the Filmhouse, we were also very honoured to have guest film-makers in attendance from all over the world, including from Iran and South Korea,
Many thanks to Roozbeh Misaghi and Seeunghee Kim for coming to the festival this year!
Well, that’s it wrapped for another year of short film at the ESFF!
From sending our touring programmes to Tokyo and Sardinia in June, to Ireland in May and our week-long sojourn in the bowels of the old Leith Theatre during Hidden Door, to trying to squeeze a busload of Stenhousemuir FC supporters into the cinema space at Summerhall – we’ve had a busy year organising no less than 20 separate film screenings around the world […]
Well the competition this year for both the film and script pitch competitions were both pretty fierce,
but we’re pleased to be able to announce the winners in each category as follows:
SCRIPT PITCH 2017 COMPETITION
Winner: David MacPherson
Runner-Up: Jo Osborne
RISING STAR AWARD 2017
Winner: Alia Ghafar for ‘Salt & Sauce’
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Chloe Lesueur for ‘Tis’
BEST FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Catalina Jordan Alvarez for ‘Paco’
Well done to all the winners and good luck with your film […]
Some images from Day 5 on Monday night at the Filmhouse,
thanks to Rachel Stollery for giving us a talk about the Scottish Documentary Institute and to Diego Maria Malara for his fascinating Q and A about his Ethopian-shot documentary The Devil and the Holy Water’ we’ll be posting the video of this soon!
Next up, back at the Filmhouse on Thursday 9th November – tickets on sale online!