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 Programming for the 2017 Fastnet Film Festival

We’re very pleased to have been asked to prepare a programme for the Fastnet Film Festival for their 2017 edition and looking forward to working with them and their ‘Light From the Land’ project!

The Fastnet Film Festival has been running in Schull, County Cork in Ireland since 2009 and the patrons include Sir David Puttnam, […]

By |April 17th, 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

Edinburgh Short Film Festival submissions still open!

 

We’re expanding our awards structure with prizes for Best Director, Best Animation & The Rising Star Award with cash prizes and mentoring for winning film-makers!

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films for our 2017 partners:
Asia’s largest short film event, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia as well as the Sardinia Film Festival, Australia’s […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Frying Game wins the People’s Choice Award at SDO

Congratulations to Martin Lennon for winning the People’s Choice Award at the Scots Day Out Festival in Bendigo for THE FRYING GAME!

Martin’s documentary screened as part of the ESFF short film programme for the festival on February 10th. SDO, based in Bendigo, near Melbourne, Australia, is  one of the biggest Scottish Diaspora Festivals in the […]

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

ESFF film critic & Presenter, Carys Evans introduces day 5 of the 2016 ESFF at the Cameo Cinema!

We’ve unearthed some footage from our Cameo screening at last year’s ESFF, which includes our very talented and erudite critic and presenter Carys Evans!
Carys is not only erudite and enthusiastic about film and film-making but she also happens to have the most amazing film-related tattoo to ever grace a human body and if you’re really […]

By |February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vito Milazzo & Lindsay Monroe: Writers Block

Pete Carson of the ESFF interviews Vito Milazzo, director of Writer’s Block and producer, Lindsay Monroe – Writer’s Block is a deliciously dark, black comedy that follows a writer struggling with his creativity and with his relationships.

Filmed and edited by Nadia Dermatopoulou.

 

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

The ESFF meets cuddly koala Bendigo Mac at Scot’s Day Out Film Night in Australia!

For the 2nd year, we are very pleased to programme the Film Night at Bendigo’s Scots Day Out Festival
the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest Scottish-diaspora Festival, which takes place in Bendigo, Australia every February and will be screening the best of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival’s 2016 Scottish and Australian short film submissions on February 10th 2017!

Organised […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview with Film-Maker Graeme Cassels at the 2016 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Graeme Cassels animated short film BRUAR is a charming and delightful animated short – which features a loquacious talking doorstop called Bruar -who, fed up with the lack of manners in today’s society and decides that it’s time to act by confronting an unsuspecting victim, Dave, to teach him a rather polite lesson.

“Bruar is devilishly […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stills from Day 4 of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival

We’re at half-time at the 2016 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, so let’s hope we can keep the pace up in the second half!

Some great black comedies, a cool interview with Vito Milazzo and a chance to meet some fascinating people including a mention for Paul O’Connor and the amazing Sol Cinema and Charlie Edwards-Moss & Joe […]

By |October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments