We’re giving away new discount codes for entry to the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and we’ve arranged to set up a limited number of 20% off discount codes through our Film Freeway submissions platform:

using the 20% discount code:ESFFSHORTS

So what are you waiting for? They’re all yours if you go get ’em!

By |June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Due to popular request, we can announce we’re extending the final submissions deadline to: SATURDAY JULY 1ST (MIDNIGHT GMT)

Film-makers! Now you got a whole six extra days so don’t give the intern a hard time if you’re late!

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Along with our partners, the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund & Puppet Animation Scotland, we’re offering a clutch of new awards and prizes for film-makers from the films selected for exhibition at our 2017 edition including cash prizes, industry opportunities, trophies, film festival invitations, one-to-one seminar with award-winning animators and one of our rather lovely trophies!
BEST […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short’s very own Alice Shone hits the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017 Launch!

We were excited that our event & photography co-ordinator, Alice Shone was able to represent us at the launch of the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017, the Far East’s biggest dedicated short film event!  Not only did lucky Alice get to swank it up at the launch event but she also met the […]

By |June 2nd, 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

Preview of Edinburgh Shorts Live Action Night at Hidden Door 2017: Sat June 3rd

Saturday June 3rd will be our last night at the 2017 Hidden Door festival and no doubt we’ll be feeling quite sad to close the cinema door behind us again, but at least we will be going out with a bang (literally so, in the case of one of our films!)

So, as always, it gives […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts Interviewed by Tokyo’s Short Shorts Film Festival

We’re very honoured to have been interviewed recently by our 2016/2017 partners, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, the biggest short film event in Asia! We’re curating 4 nights of short films at the 2017 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia events in June.

We’ll be publishing some images and a news report about the festival nearer […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short FF Holds Guest Programme at the 2017 Sardinia Film Festival

We’re very excited to announce that once again we’ll be presenting an ESFF-curated night of short film at the delightful and very excellent Sardinia Film Festival in June!

The festival runs from 26th June 2017 to 01 July 2017 in the historic quarter of the delightful town of Alghero, in the north of the island.

The open air […]

By |May 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hidden Door 2 Weeks to Go!

We’re still very much looking forward to Hidden Door 2017, now only 2 weeks away, and to whet your appetite, here’s some images from the venue and the launch party earlier this year – by the way, it’s a 1500 capacity auditorium!

Can’t help wondering what they will do to the cinema space at the Leith […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts Regular Submission Deadline Looms!

The Regular submission deadline for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival is Monday 15th May!

Last chance to submit at the regular submission fee rate!

Official Selection films will be eligible for one of our 3 awards for 2017:

Best Director
Best Animated Short Film
Rising Star Award

and will be eligible for inclusion on our Global Tour […]

By |May 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments