Another batch of stills from the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, week 2 and our closing night!
We’re delighted that our friends from The Wee Review have passed us their review of Day 5 at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival on November 9th at the Filmhouse, we were also very honoured to have guest film-makers in attendance from all over the world, including from Iran and South Korea,
Many thanks to Roozbeh Misaghi and Seeunghee Kim for coming to the festival this year!
Well, that’s it wrapped for another year of short film at the ESFF!
From sending our touring programmes to Tokyo and Sardinia in June, to Ireland in May and our week-long sojourn in the bowels of the old Leith Theatre during Hidden Door, to trying to squeeze a busload of Stenhousemuir FC supporters into the cinema space at Summerhall – we’ve had a busy year organising no less than 20 separate film screenings around the world […]
Well the competition this year for both the film and script pitch competitions were both pretty fierce,
but we’re pleased to be able to announce the winners in each category as follows:
SCRIPT PITCH 2017 COMPETITION
Winner: David MacPherson
Runner-Up: Jo Osborne
RISING STAR AWARD 2017
Winner: Alia Ghafar for ‘Salt & Sauce’
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Chloe Lesueur for ‘Tis’
BEST FILM AWARD 2017
Winner: Catalina Jordan Alvarez for ‘Paco’
Well done to all the winners and good luck with your film […]
Turquoise by Roozbeh Misaghi reviewed by Will Mitten
Turquoise: Life in a rural Iranian village is turned upside down by a rumour that there is a box of treasure, hidden somewhere in the village which promises to make its finder rich and prosperous.
The normally placid and agrarian life of the villagers is subverted by an increasingly dark obsession with ever elusive treasure. Misaghi’s film has a stunning visual aesthetic lends itself to the narrative about corruption, […]
After Edinburgh Short’s sell-out audiences in week 1, we’re eagerly anticipating another 2 full houses for our 2nd weekend screening the best contemporary short films from around the world! Your one chance to see a clutch of outstanding and award-winning short films before they vanish into the ether!
For Sci-Fi & Horror fans, we’re excited to screen the dystopian Greek sci-fi WHACK by Syni Pappa, dark and also surprisingly witty, it’s set in a future so […]
We’re glad that Steven Fraser of The Wee Review came to our opening night and delighted with his review!
THE WEE REVIEW: EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL – IBERIAN ANIMATION