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

Talking Dead Cats with Ivan Barge director of ‘Madam Black’

Ivan Barge directed the multi-award winning, Madam Black, a deliciously dark comedy with novel use for a dead cat.
On the way home from work,Marcus runs over a cat. He meets its young owner, Tilly and tells her that Madam Black has gone on a round-the-world trip. When Tilly asks for evidence, Marcus promises to bring Madame Black’s postcards […]

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

ESFF Interviews Stephen Horne about film-making in an ancient Scottish Graveyard!

THE LICK by Stephen C Horne is a surreal and imaginative comedy that gets inside the delirium-fuelled daydream of its protaganist and the love of his life, inside a strange, Scottish graveyard, peopled by oddly menacing and slightly crazed phantasms.

Our regular presenter, Carys Evans spoke to Stephen about THE LICK at the 2016 Edinburgh Short […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If You’re Seeking an S & M Dungeon for an anti-Shades of Grey film, speak to Morgane Sarah Becerril!

Morgane Sarah Becerril directed ‘The Session’, An edgy, romantic-comedy set in a New York S & M dungeon, and tracing the developing relationship between Daphne, a newbie dominatrix and her client. The film screened at the 2016 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and also won 1st prize at the 2016 Montreal World Film Festival. We talked […]

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

Sardinia Film Festival Entry Deadline in only two weeks!

The very wonderful Sardinia Film Festival deadline for short film submissions is now a mere two weeks away (28 February 2017!)

Entry is entirely free and we can thoroughly recommend not just Carlo, Marta and the team behind the event but the island of Sardinia itself frankly, so all wise film-makers out there, time to get […]

By |February 13th, 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

Welcome to our new partner for 2017: US Based Screenwriter’s agency, InkTip

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is  very pleased to work with InkTip for our 2017 edition, founded in 2000, InkTip is a US Based screenwriters agency and networking organisation which aims to promote the work of new and established screenwriters. With over 2000 registered industry members and vetted industry professionals, InkTip aims to help writers […]

By |February 4th, 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

Puppet Animation Scotland

 

          

We’re delighted to announce one of our new partners for this year will be Puppet Animation Scotland!

As well as supporting visual theatre, puppetry and animation, and aiming to encourage people from all backgrounds to engage with these art forms, Puppet Animation Scotland also runs ‘manipulate’, the International Festival of Visual Theatre.

The […]

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

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Submissions Now Open for 2017!

Well, 2016 was a whole lot of fun – at least as far as film fests were concerned –  in fact, so much fun that it’s taken us a few weeks to recover – but we have now finally hauled ourselves off the sofa,chucked out the empty pizza boxes, fired up the PC and we […]

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