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 […]

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ESFF goes to Hidden Door 2016!

A fantastic new edition of the Hidden Door festival is starting on May 27th; we’re very excited and proud to be once again contributing to it with a varied selection of some of the best shorts of our last edition. Meet us at the Old Street Lighting Depot on King’s Stables Road on these days:


By |May 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts at Hidden Door 2015 – Photo Gallery

Short Film at the Hidden Door Festival.

Well now the dust has settled, delighted that we were part of the Hidden Door Festival’s Opening Night where we  presented a fair few of the outstanding short films from over the years and we had a fine time into the bargain!

Just for fun here’s a few photographs from […]

By |May 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments



2015 sees the rapidly-expanding Edinburgh Short Film Festival celebrating its 5th year of bringing the best in contemporary short film to audiences in Edinburgh. We’re delighted to be able to curate a full programme for Hidden Door 2015 and It is also, co-incidentally, Hidden Door’s fifth year and to mark the occasion, we’ve decided to […]

By |May 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Thanks to everyone that came to our screening at the Hidden Door Festival last night, we hope you enjoyed our selection of shorts from 2013!
You can check out more photos of the event on our facebook page.

By |April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best of ’13 screens tonight at the Hidden Door

From 7:30pm we’ll be screening the ‘Best of 2013’ at the Hidden Door Festival.

Films include the Oscar-qualifying short ‘Butterflies’ by Isabella Peppard and Warwick Burton (Australia), which tells the tale of a young artist who sits on the sidewalk, struggling to make a living by selling drawings to passersby. ‘Quantum Jump’ by Hayk Sahakyants (Armenia) […]

By |April 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A peek inside the Hidden Cinema

Vault 17 will be transformed into a dedicated cinema space for the duration of the Hidden Door festival.  Each day will feature a programme of films selected and curated by a different guest film organisation or by the hidden Door Film Team around a theme.

The Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, dedicated to experimental film […]

By |March 11th, 2014|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 […]

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