We’re delighted to close our 13th edition with a few images of our closing night as well as a pick of some of the events over the 11 days from 26th October.
We had a fantastic 2023 edition and we’re super-thrilled with the response from everyone!
We also need to thank the many people that participated and helped to make this year’s ESFF feel like we were back to 2019 again, so many thanks – in no particular order – to our staff and visiting participants!
Melanie Ross Russell – Workshop and Masterclass Co-Ordinator, Selection Committee and Photographer.
Margherita Berti – Masterclass lecturer, Event Co-Ordinator and Selection Committee.
Fabiana Pernisco – Masterclass lecturer, Event Co-Ordinator and Selection Committee.
Ryan Vallo – Event Co-Ordinator and Selection Committee.
Christian Newman, Louise Balaguer, Scott Blair, Catriona Davidson, Roozbeh Misaghi – Selection Committee.
Aidan Stanley – International Programming Co-Ordinator, Presenter.
Amanda Rogers & Cinetopia for the networking event and editing.
Jamie Robson- Masterclass lecturer and ESFF Ambassador.
Panellists and Workshop/Masterclass partners – GMAC, Guido Casale, (Adriatic Film Festival), Alexa Rodrigues and Joao Rodrigues, (Shortcutz Amsterdam), Tami Gabeli (Budapest Short Film Festival), Nerea Lores (FICBUEU), Creative Scotland, Emma Dougherty and StopMoGo.
Agence Belge du Court Metrage – Programme curators for our Belgian Shorts programme.
Summerhall Staff including the hard worked bar staff!
Michael Forbes – Graphic Design
All the filmmakers for sending us their fabulous films and for coming to the screenings and lastly the fabulous audiences for coming along in such numbers, sometimes in bad weather, to make the atmosphere this year very special!