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 […]

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ESFF Screens Animation at Manipulate 2019

ESFF screens a night of some of our best animations from last year’s festival at Manipulate 2019!

There’s winner of our Best Animation award, the stunning Wicked Girl by Ayce Kartal and the atmospheric world of An Island by Rory Byrne
as well as Aspen ShortFest award winner, Coyote by Lorenz Wunderle and a fair old mix of stunning 2D, Stop-Motion, Puppetry and CGI!

Screening starts noon at the Traverse Theatre on Saturday November 9th!

ESFF AT MANIPULATE

 

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Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Excited to announce that the Edinburgh Short Film Festival has won Take One Magazine’s Best Festival award for 2018!
We’re obviously delighted and very honoured to have won and very grateful to Take One Magazine staff for
voting for the ESFF for the award and it’s wonderful to have the hard work of all of our staff and volunteers recognised in this way,
so thanks to all the many people who participated in making our 2018 edition such […]

By |January 8th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

We’ll soon be opening our call for entries for our 2019 edition but before we do so, we thought we’d publish a quick look back to the 8th edition which ended November 10th screening one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes of the year, and we were delighted to have sold out 6 out of 8 of our screening nights at the Filmhouse and Summerhall!

There was a great atmosphere and some packed screenings,  thanks to all […]

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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

By |December 6th, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Mark E McCann

ESFF 2018 – IMAGE GALLERY

We thought you might enjoy a collection of images taken from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Photographers: Luka Vukosavljevic, Alexandra Person, Jackie Xiang and Bowen Guan

  

     

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So long and thanks for all the Films!

Well, that’s a wrap for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, we had a ball but don’t worry, we’ll be back next year!

Thanks to Carys B. Evans​ Amanda Rogers​, Cinetopia Edinburgh​ Jim Ross​ Luka Vukosavljevic​ Mike Forbes, Yulia Kovanova​
The Filmhouse​. Summerhall​, The Adriatic Film Festival​,  Florence Florence FilmCorti, Aidan Stanley​ and the Fastnet Film Festival,
Thanks also to our curated programmers, mcine – The Mexican Institute of Cinematography & Peter Murdmaa​
and the Estonian Short Film Centre […]

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2018 ESFF Award Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2018 Awards for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short Film for 2018!

The juries had a difficult task in choosing winners from a very strong field of nominees, but we’re pleased to announce the following were selected as winners for the following categories:

BEST SCOTTISH FILM 2018

BLUE CHRISTMAS by Charlotte Wells

BEST ANIMATION 2018

WICKED GIRL by Ayce Kartal

 

BEST FILM 2018

FAUVE by Jeremy Comte

 

Congratulations to all the winners and […]

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TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes

We’re excited about our new partnership with TAKE ONE Magazine , the film magazine from Cambridge and they’ve reviewed another 2 nights of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, our programmes on Sat 3rd November and Sunday 4th November!

Reviews are by Jim Ross and Annie Whealing

SAT 3 NOV – IN THE DARK REVIEW

SUN 4 NOV – FRIEND OR FOE REVIEW

By |October 31st, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes

1st Weekend at the 2018 ESFF

We’re all delighted with the opening weekend of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, 2 full houses, some terrific shorts, lovely guests including a whole team from the Adriatic Film Festival and some warm words from the audience!

Here’s a few stills from the nights, pictures by Luka Vukosavljevic and Jackie Xiang,

Looking forward to the second weekend, starting at the Filmhouse on Friday 2nd with a fascinating programme of Estonian animation and then

we’re on to Summerhall […]

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