Talking Dead Cats with Ivan Barge director of ‘Madam Black’

Ivan Barge directed the multi-award winning, Madam Black, a deliciously dark comedy with novel use for a dead cat.
On the way home from work,Marcus runs over a cat. He meets its young owner, Tilly and tells her that Madam Black has gone on a round-the-world trip. When Tilly asks for evidence, Marcus promises to bring Madame Black’s postcards […]

By |April 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESFF Interviews Stephen Horne about film-making in an ancient Scottish Graveyard!

THE LICK by Stephen C Horne is a surreal and imaginative comedy that gets inside the delirium-fuelled daydream of its protaganist and the love of his life, inside a strange, Scottish graveyard, peopled by oddly menacing and slightly crazed phantasms.

Our regular presenter, Carys Evans spoke to Stephen about THE LICK at the 2016 Edinburgh Short […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exciting New Partnership with DC Shorts in the US & Discounts on Entry

We’re delighted to reveal that we have finalised the details on a new festival partnership with the USA’s largest dedicated short film festival on the US East coast, DC Shorts based in Washington! The Festival has recently been named as the one of the “Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine and we’re […]

By |March 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Knock, Knock Knockin’ on Hidden Door!

We’re very excited to have been asked, once again to put together a couple of short film programmes for Hidden Door, Edinburgh’s unique arts festival which is held in a (usually different) abandoned building somewhere in Edinburgh every May!

This year the event is scheduled to run at the Leith Theatre, a neo-classical theatre built in […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival submissions still open!

 

We’re expanding our awards structure with prizes for Best Director, Best Animation & The Rising Star Award with cash prizes and mentoring for winning film-makers!

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films for our 2017 partners:
Asia’s largest short film event, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia as well as the Sardinia Film Festival, Australia’s […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESFF film critic & Presenter, Carys Evans introduces day 5 of the 2016 ESFF at the Cameo Cinema!

We’ve unearthed some footage from our Cameo screening at last year’s ESFF, which includes our very talented and erudite critic and presenter Carys Evans!
Carys is not only erudite and enthusiastic about film and film-making but she also happens to have the most amazing film-related tattoo to ever grace a human body and if you’re really […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks, John

Very sad to hear about John Hurt’s passing today..he appeared in THE BREAK directed by the talented Nicholas Moss which we screened only last year, thanks for the memories, John!

 

By |January 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017!

Well, 2016 was a whole lot of fun – at least as far as film fests were concerned –  in fact, so much fun that it’s taken us a few weeks to recover – but we have now finally hauled ourselves off the sofa,chucked out the empty pizza boxes, fired up the PC and we […]

By |January 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts 2016 – A look back at the Opening Night

Following our retrospective article recently, we’ve just uploaded a short film that covers our 2016 opening night at the Filmhouse on October 26th and a few stills to complement it!

Thanks to Chris Young and the Raptor Filmz team for the film and Alice Shone for the still photography and we’ll be sharing more films from […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

That time of year again..A look back at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016

Not long now till we get off our bloated, festive behinds and open up the ESFF for 2017! In the meantime, in true Hogmanay spirit, we always like to have a wee look back at our last edition & it’s fair to say we were pretty pleased with the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016.

Last Autumn, […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments