Cinetopia : May edition Videocast

We’re excited to share the May edition of Cinetopia – Edinburgh’s new monthly film podcast.. this time on video!

There’s reviews of new releases including Tully and Let the Sunshine In, as well as film of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival’s screening at Edinburgh Printmakers, based in a sprawling 19th Century Wash-house and a discussion on the Netflix v Cannes controversy!

By |May 16th, 2018|News Posts|0 Comments

ESFF at Fastnet Film Festival 10th Anniversary Edition!

Fresh from sending some of our favourite docs and animations to Mecal’s 10th year celebrations in March this year, we’re also impressed to discover that 2018 also marks the 10th year of the delightful Fastnet Film Festival in the lovely environs of Schull, County Cork in Ireland.

We held an enthusiastically received short film screening there last year and we’re very happy to be asked to present a programme of international and […]

By |April 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Genera:New film funders in town!

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 as a family of film-makers helping and supporting each other and with the availability of up to £5,000 in production […]

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

Short Film Grants and Funding Opportunities for Film-Makers!

Not so long ago, it used to be the case that film-makers with a burning desire to finish their opus, faced the Goliath-sized obstacle of raising the ludicrous volumes of filthy lucre required to make the damn film.  Film Production funds and film finance is not usually high up the agenda at film school so it’s fair to say most film students just graduating find it tough to find independent film financing.

Assuming you didn’t own […]

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

Highlights from 2013’s ESFF screened at the Hidden Door Festival

Last year’s ESFF included three open air screenings, six nights of British and International short film at venues across the city and an evening of short film roulette, deep underground in a basement in George Street.

The highlights were plentiful; Oscar-qualifying short ‘Butterflies’ directed by Isabella Peppard and produced by Warwick Burton delighted audiences with its fabulously dark and imaginative animation exploring the harsher realities of pursuing a creative path. The edgy, Belgian psychodrama ‘Naïve’ was […]

By |January 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments