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:


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

More stills from our Hidden Door nights last Saturday & Tuesday

Here’s a few more stills from our nights at Hidden Door last Saturday and Tuesday evenings,

thanks to Alexandra Person for the photographs!


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

ESFF Programme for Japan’s Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017

ESFF Programme for Japan’s Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017
Our programme and dates for the Edinburgh Short Film Festival Programme at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia
2017 have now been finalised and we’re excited to be able to reveal the programme!

The festival was founded by actor Tetsuya Bessho and the first festival was held […]

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

ESFF’s new media partners; Journalism News Network

We’re very pleased to be working closely with arts and news-based
Journalism News Network which has a background in working with independent film makers and arts organisations.

Journalism News Network was launched in April 2013 and today it reaches more than 11,000 readers via its website and social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with […]

By |March 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016 Preview: Drama

You can forget your F Scott and stuff the Salinger because all the drama this October is happening at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

There’s a wealth of top notch UK & International drama screening this year and we’re giving you a once only chance to immerse yourself in some of this year’s best short dramas. […]

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

Rising Star Award 2015 Winner!

Delighted to announce that the winner of the 2015 Rising Star Award was Stuart Edwards for his charming, heart-warming and very funny character doc A WEE NIGHT IN which warmed the hearts of the judges and had the audiences in stitches!
Well done Stuart!

By |November 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Palme Dewar and the Aberfeldy Film Festival

Over one weekend every November, the Aberfeldy Film Festival champions Scottish film, surrounded by the majesty of Highland Perthshire in it’s autumnal glory. The small but perfectly-formed Highland town of Aberfeldy, the quintessential Highland Perthshire village, is as Scottish as any community could hope to be, it even comes with it’s own distillery, home of […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Karen Martinez talks about ‘After Mas’

After Mas will be screened at the Voodoo Rooms at 7pm on 8th June.

After Mas is a romance set during a carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, Could you tell us a little about filming the opening sequence – a colourful evocation of the carnival night – and any special challenges that presented?

The opening scene […]

By |May 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments