ESFF Extended Final Deadline Exclusively via Withoutabox!

Although our official dealine finished on Saturday 1st July, we’re happy to announce, for anyone disappointed to miss out, that we’re still open exclusively on Withoutabox until Monday 10th July!

Not only that but we’re also giving away 20% off discount codes through our Withoutabox Submissions Platform:

WITHOUTABOX EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS

using the 20% discount code:ESFFDISCOUNT

So don’t […]

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

Edinburgh Shorts Programme for the Sardinia Film Festival

Some of the films we’ll be screening at the wonderful Sardinia film festival which starts June 25th:

RITMOA by Alexandre Garacotche
THE LAST TRIP by Valeria Luchetti
THE BATHTUB by Tim Ellrich
v DAY by Chih-Peng Lucas Kao
AURELIA Christos Bourantas & Kreon Krionas
LUNETTE by Phoebe Warries
MAZE by Eve McConnachie

Hope they enjoy the films as much as we […]

By |June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Deadline Fast Approaching!

In association with Puppet Animation Scotland & The Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund, the Edinburgh Short Film Festival is offering cash prizes and industry mentoring to the film-maker who wins the Best Film AND the best Animation at this year’s ESFF!

We’re also curating for film festivals across the world including
Barcelona, DC Shorts in Washington, Fastnet Film […]

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

Edinburgh Short Film Festival wings short film across the seas to the 2017 Sardinia Film Festival

The Sardinia Film Festival  was founded in 2006 and runs for one week in the delightfully picturesque towns in the north of Sardinia. Some 500 miles from mainland Italy, Sardinia’s isolation from mainland Europe has given it a unique culture and flavour, from the Catalan/Moorish architecture to its Italian cuisine and it’s closeness to French-speaking […]

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

Some Highlights from Hidden Door 2017

Here’s a little film we took while holding around 5 Edinburgh Short Film Festival screenings at the 2017 Hidden Door Festival in the abandoned Leith Theatre recently!

Thanks to Alexandra Person for the photography and filming!

 

 

By |June 7th, 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

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

Coming to Edinburgh screens soon…..

Designed by Federica Pugliese

By |October 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ESFF visits the Aberdeen Film Festival 2014

ESFF at the Aberdeen Film Festival 2014

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival visited the inaugural Aberdeen International Film Festival over the weekend of October 10th-12th 2014, where a selection of shorts from this year’s festival played at Cineworld in Union Square.

The critic Jonathan Meades famously described Aberdeen as a bit like Marmite – a city you […]

By |November 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eleanor Yule and Mandy Lee chat to ESFF director Paul Bruce about their film, ‘Love Cake’.

Love Cake is a bitter-sweet romantic comedy shot in and around Edinburgh’s New Town and Marchmont, and features some food-related, romantic entanglements. Can you tell us something about the genesis of the idea?

Eleanor Yule: The idea came from writer Mandy Lee. It was a real education for me as a director as I knew nothing […]

By |June 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments