ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

We’re very pleased to announce that the talented and award-winning Scottish actor, Jamie Robson is to become our patron and ambassador for ESFF.
We’re proud to have Jamie on-board and looking forward to working with him over the coming years. Jamie has a real love and strong grasp of short film and we’re very excited to be collaborating with him on a number of upcoming projects. Jamie is also preparing for some major forthcoming feature film roles […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

Inktip Interviews screenwriter Lloyd Wagner

We’re delighted to present another in our short series of interviews, published by our partners INKTIP, the screenwriter’s network!

This time with screenwriter Lloyd Wagner, whose feature film ‘Shadow Fighter’ starring Burt Reynolds and Steve Daron, was released in 2018:

 
INKTIP INTERVIEWS LLOYD WAGNER
 

 

 

By |February 6th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Inktip Interviews screenwriter Lloyd Wagner

Inktip Membership prizes for this year’s ESFF Best Films

Thanks to our partners InkTip the screenwriter’s network, we’re offering free memberships and featured listings for this year’s winning films!

Inktip is the leading screenwriter’s network and it’s main focuses are:

Help the producer easily find a good script
Save time for the agent and manager in locating the right people for their clients’ scripts, or new clients
Greatly increase exposure for the screenwriter

By |January 19th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Inktip Membership prizes for this year’s ESFF Best Films

Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

Our good friends at the Screenwriters network INKTIP have sent us an insightful interview into the screenwriter’s world with their interview with writer Kenneth Lemm;

Building a Career: How a Full-Time Architect Built a Screenwriting Career From Scratch 

 

 

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Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Mark E McCann

Our friends at the US-Based screenwriters networks have created a couple of guest blogs for us and the first of these is an interview with feature film screenplay writer Mark E McCann discussing
how he started in screenwriting:
Mark E. McCann’s Beautifully Broken Inspires On & Off the Screen

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Shore Scripts Competitions & Edinburgh Shorts

Our writer pals at Shore Scripts regularly offer some of the best film-related prizes around and this year they are putting up awards of between $9,000 –  $15,000 in production funding and equipment hire for the winning screenplay of their latest Short Film Fund competition!
The prize money will be aimed at turning the winning script into a completed short film and we’d be delighted to screen the winning film at next year’s ESFF!
We’re also delighted […]

By |March 17th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Shore Scripts Competitions & Edinburgh Shorts

Fresh Air FM talks shorts with Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

We’ve been interviewed by Fresh Air FM about this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Interview starts at 26:20

 

 

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from India. There’s award winning […]

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2016 Script Pitch Finalists & MMBF

We’re delighted that our 2016 Script Pitch winner Daniel Brown and runner-up James Hannan, are going to the 2017 London Screenwriters Festival!

Hoping we can send another 2 lucky young, Scottish-based writers to the 2018 LSF!

MMBF and our 2016 Script Pitch winners

 

 

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New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters

We’re delighted to be able to run a second edition of our popular, Young Screenwriters Script Pitch Competition, which includes the fabulous prize of tickets and flights to the 2018 London Screenwriters Festival as well as one year’s free membership of iPitch, the professionals pitching network!

Working in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund and iPitch, we can also offer one year’s free membership to iPitch, the film professional’s pitching network!

The deadline is Friday Aug […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters