** NEW FINAL DEADLINE DISCOUNT CODES VIA FILM FREEWAY

We’re giving away new discount codes for entry to the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and we’ve arranged to set up a limited number of 20% off discount codes through our Film Freeway submissions platform:

FILM FREEWAY SUBMISSION PAGE
using the 20% discount code:ESFFSHORTS

So what are you waiting for? They’re all yours if you go get ’em!

By |June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NEW DEADLINE EXTENSION – SIX MORE DAYS!

Due to popular request, we can announce we’re extending the final submissions deadline to: SATURDAY JULY 1ST (MIDNIGHT GMT)

Film-makers! Now you got a whole six extra days so don’t give the intern a hard time if you’re late!

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Deadline Fast Approaching!

In association with Puppet Animation Scotland & The Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Edinburgh Short Film Festival is offering cash prizes and industry mentoring to the film-maker who wins the Best Film AND the best Animation at this year’s ESFF!

We’re also curating for film festivals across the world including
Barcelona, DC Shorts in Washington, Fastnet Film […]

By |June 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NEW AWARDS FOR FILM-MAKERS AT THE 2017 EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Along with our partners, the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund & Puppet Animation Scotland, we’re offering a clutch of new awards and prizes for film-makers from the films selected for exhibition at our 2017 edition including cash prizes, industry opportunities, trophies, film festival invitations, one-to-one seminar with award-winning animators and one of our rather lovely trophies!
BEST […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A FAST TRIP TO FASTNET FOR THE FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL

We were delighted to be invited to programme for the Fastnet Film Festival, based in Schull in County Cork in the South West of Ireland recently, and so it was that we took the short flight over to Cork for the opening of the FFF 2017.  Now in it’s 9th year, the Fastnet Film Festival, […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preview of Edinburgh Shorts Staff Picks Night at Hidden Door: Tuesday 30th May

We do like a bit of black comedy here at the ESFF so when Hidden Door offered us a chance to play some of our favourites from last year, we had a quick conflab and by mutual agreement came up with a programme that is dark and funny and back to dark again, so gives […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Genera:New film funders in town!

NEW APPROACH TO FILM FUNDING
Funding has always been a major bugbear for film production projects and this situation doesn’t look likely to change in the immediate future, so the launch recently of new London-Based venture Genera Films is an attempt at providing a new model of group funding for interesting new film projects.

Genera pitches itself […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts Regular Submission Deadline Looms!

The Regular submission deadline for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is Monday 15th May!

Last chance to submit at the regular submission fee rate!

Official Selection films will be eligible for one of our 3 awards for 2017:

Best Director
Best Animated Short Film
Rising Star Award

and will be eligible for inclusion on our Global Tour […]

By |May 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing ESFF new media Partners: Culture Agora

We’re very excited to be working with Culture Agora, probably the largest space for  information & opportunities on what’s happening in the creative industries throughout Europe.

The word Agora is Greek for ‘open place of assembly’ and, early in the history of Greece, an Agora was a designated area in the city, where citizens gathered to […]

By |April 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rising Star Award Winners Charlie Edwards-Moss & Joe Williams talk about short film

Charlie Edwards-Moss & Joe Williams co-directed ‘Duke’s Pursuit’, a darkly comic, existential thriller, with some outstanding cinematography, witty dialogue and excellent characterisation. Imbued with the feel of a revenge Western crossed with Coen Brothers wit and style, ‘Duke’s Pursuit’ won the ESFF’s 2016 Rising Star Award.

We loved ‘Duke’s Pursuit’ it’s a hugely ambitious project as […]

By |March 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments