Final Deadline Discounts to thank our readers for helping us get on the top 25 Short Film Blogs list!

The Final Deadline for film-makers to enter the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now imminent and our blogsite was recently named as one of the top 25 Short Film Blogs on the planet!

So to thank our readers for helping us get on the list we’re giving away 20% off discount codes through our Film […]

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

** 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 FINAL DEADLINE DISCOUNT CODES VIA WITHOUTABOX!

Withoutabox are introducing new discount codes and we’ve arranged to set up a limited number of 20% off discount codes through our Withoutabox submissions platform:

Withoutabox Edinburgh Short Film Festival

using the 20% discount code:ESFFDISCOUNT

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

Edinburgh Shorts ace reporter Alice Shone’s film report from Tokyo’s Short Shorts Film Festival

Heres Alice Shone’s film report from inside the venue for todays screening at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia – looks like a fantastic venue!

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 Live Action Night at Hidden Door 2017: Sat June 3rd

Saturday June 3rd will be our last night at the 2017 Hidden Door festival and no doubt we’ll be feeling quite sad to close the cinema door behind us again, but at least we will be going out with a bang (literally so, in the case of one of our films!)

So, as always, it gives […]

By |May 31st, 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

Preview of Edinburgh Shorts Animation Night at Hidden Door: Sat May 27th

Step into the newly decorated cinema space at Hidden Door, find a space and settle down and you’ll experience some of our best animated short films from last year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival. There’s some outstanding international (and local) animation and possibly a visiting film-maker or two to interrogate!

We’re excited to screen fantasy animation from Greece […]

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

Edinburgh Shorts Programme for the Fastnet Film Festival: 2

The second article previewing the short film programme we’re presenting at the 2017 Fastnet Film Festival:

The marginal existance of migrant workers are literally on the periphery of existence in modern-Europe and a ESFF favourite, GAS STATION by Alessandro Palazzi, provides a unique insight into the lives of two North African migrants, pumping gas in a […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hidden Door & The Leith Theatre

Because of its long history, Edinburgh is stuffed full of very old and quite large abandoned buildings that have long fallen into disuse.

As the wheels of history turned, they left behind some very beautiful buildings, unused and ignored as changing tastes passed them by.

Hidden Door have been throwing open the doors and literally sweeping away […]

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