Another batch of stills from the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, week 2 and our closing night!
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 […]
Turquoise by Roozbeh Misaghi reviewed by Will Mitten
Turquoise: Life in a rural Iranian village is turned upside down by a rumour that there is a box of treasure, hidden somewhere in the village which promises to make its finder rich and prosperous.
The normally placid and agrarian life of the villagers is subverted by an increasingly dark obsession with ever elusive treasure. Misaghi’s film has a stunning visual aesthetic lends itself to the narrative about corruption, […]
We’re glad that Steven Fraser of The Wee Review came to our opening night and delighted with his review!
THE WEE REVIEW: EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – IBERIAN ANIMATION
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens again on October 27th and It’s great to see that some very good comedies have made it onto the programme this year and we’re always pleased to light the mood on those dark November nights!
From USA, we are excited to screen, PACO by Catalina Jordan Alvarez, A wonderfully funny comic portrait of a catcaller, choreographed with a non-professional cast and captured with disarmingly intimate 16mm photography.
Simultaneously sweet and slightly […]
If you haven’t come across our rather wonderful 2017 print programme (designed by the elegant pen of Federica Pugliese), we’re delighted to be able to supply the link to our ISSU copy here:
EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL PRINT PROGRAMME
We’re very pleased to announce the finalists in this years 2017 Script Pitch Competition!
In no particular order, the entrants judged to have written the best 5 minute script are:
Gidni Lindal Benediktson
The finalists will be pitching in front of a judging panel lead by James Mavor, head of the MA Screenwriting course at Screen Academy Scotland and including Eddie McFadden of the Scottish Screenwriters, Yasmin Al-Hibithi of the 2017 EIFF Youth […]
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens again on October 27th and once again screens superlative short films across the city this Autumn!
We’re excited to be working in partnership with Puppet Animation Scotland (PAS) who champion innovation in visual theatre, puppetry and animation, supporting the creative and technical development of theatre practitioners and engaging with audiences through its two annual festivals, the manipulate Visual Theatre Festival and the Puppet Animation Festival. Each year the latter event […]
We’re delighted to announce the nominees for this year’s awards for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
From over 1400 films, we selected 78 for screening, with over 30 award winning shorts, films fresh from Cannes and BAFTA awards as well as at festivals internationally, we selected the following outstanding shorts for recognition:
RISING STAR AWARD 2017 NOMINEES:
Karsten Dahlem for ‘PRINCESS’
Alia Ghafar for ‘SALT & SAUCE’
Noemi Schneider for ‘RUNAWAY’
Roozbeh Misaghi for ‘TURQUOISE’
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM NOMINEES:
Gabriel Bohmer […]