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New ESFF Partners: 7SIFF (Buenos Aires)

We’re pleased to be able to announce we will be collaborating with 7SIFF based in Buenos Aires, Argentina this year!
7SIFF, which gathers seven-second movies from all over the world. A space to give voice to new ways of communication.
It is also a digital platform that offers speakers, activities and non-competitive exhibitions.

We’re showcasing a programme of ESFF shorts at 7SIFF in September 2021 and looking forward to hosting them at the ESFF, in the meantime, they […]

By |April 14th, 2021|News Posts|0 Comments

ESFF Announces new partnership with Unified Filmmakers

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Unified Filmmakers based in Munich, programmers for FilmFest Munchen, we’re working together on film events and short film programming for the coming year!

Unified Filmmakers open call is searching for the best shorts made about the Covid-19 pandemic and also will be hosting regular film talks and film events duringĀ  2021.

Later this year we’ll also be working on short film exchanges and growing cultural collaboration with our friends […]

By |February 10th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Announces new partnership with Unified Filmmakers

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2021

Once again we’re delighted to together a programme of some of our favourite animation for our official animation award sponsors, Puppet Animation Scotland and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation 2021.

The programme covers the gamut of animation styles and techniques from 2D to Stop Motion to CGI and ranging from comedy to expressionist to drama, and there’s a hugely talented animation world to discover at the ESFF animation showcase at Manipulate 2021:

DE PASSANT […]

By |January 29th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2021

ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

Our 2021 edition is scheduled for November 2021 and we’ve just opened our call for entries!

Our 10th anniversary special events are also slated for the November events and we’re planning to hold extra screenings as
part of the 2021 festival.

The 2020 edition was postponed and our aim is to hold the delayed 2020 events as soon as the venues reopen in Edinburgh,
hopefully in the first half of this year.

It’s been a very difficult year for everyone […]

By |January 14th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

ESFF Interviewed at COFFI CortoGlobo 2020

We were delighted to be part of COFFI 2020 online, you can see the interview with Paul who talks about the fabulous shorts programmed for them – including MUEDRA by Cesar Diaz Melendez, IN THE FALL by Tom Gentle and AN ISLAND by Rory Byrne

Available via the link below (in English) starts at 22 mins in – the rest of the show is in Italian.
COFFI 2020 is online & runs till 19th Dec!

COFFI 2020 ESFF […]

By |December 17th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Interviewed at COFFI CortoGlobo 2020

ESFF Screens at COFFI CortoGlobo Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme of short film at the 15th edition of COFFI CortoGlobo an art and cinema festival based in the south of Italy. Led by Andrea Recussi, COFFI has been running for 15 years with an offshoot festival in Berlin and screens at venues across the Amalfi coast.

We’re delighted to take part in their 15th edition this year and aside from programming some excellent short films, we’ll also be taking […]

By |December 14th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Screens at COFFI CortoGlobo Festival

ESFF 2020 Programme Reviewed on Cinetopia

The November 2020 edition of Cinetopia Podcast reviews some of the films that made it to official selection for the 2020 edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

We’re planning to run the edition (postponed from 23 October) shortly after Edinburgh moves to tier 2 so if you like what you hear then watch this space!

CINETOPIA PODCAST NOV 2020

 

By |November 18th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 Programme Reviewed on Cinetopia

ESFF 2020 COVID UPDATE

The Scottish Govt. weekly review on Tuesday 10th November decided not to move Edinburgh from the Tier 3 level of restrictions to Tier 2 so the 2020 edition will be unable to proceed on 21st November. The indications are that infection levels in the city are reducing and we remain hopeful that the city will move to tier 2 in the near future.

We will continue to monitor the Govt. weekly reviews and are ready to […]

By |November 11th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 COVID UPDATE

ESFF 2020 UPDATE

Following the Scottish Govt announcement on Covid restrictions, our planned screenings from Sat 7th – Sat 14th will have to now be postponed.

Our plan B has always been to run the 2020 edition once the cinemas are open and currently we will be awaiting the Scottish Govt. weekly reviews each Tuesday. Once Edinburgh moves to tier 2 we will arrange new dates shortly thereafter. The venues require a further week to clean and prepare the […]

By |November 4th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 UPDATE

ESFF 2020 Announcement

Following the news today That Edinburgh is to move into tier 3 restrictions, its possible we may have to postpone the ESFF, as far as I know, the Govt will review the tiers weekly and they are saying Edinburgh and Lothians could move quite quickly to tier 2 so it’s still possible the screenings will go ahead as planned or shortly thereafter, at least, we hope so!

Basically our plan is to run the ESFF as […]

By |October 29th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 Announcement