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Filmhouse Closure

We’re all deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the sudden closure of the Filmhouse.

The Filmhouse was a treasured city institution and has played a vital role in the wider arts community over the years. Lots of our staff work, and have worked, at the Filmhouse and our thoughts are with them and the other people involved.

So important was the Filmhouse that it seems scarcely credible that it, the Belmont and the EIFF would be […]

By |October 7th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on Filmhouse Closure

7SIFF hosts ESFF Showcase

Once again we are delighted to be working with our good friends at the unique, 7 Second International Film Festival.

Based in Buenos Aires, 7SIFF screen the world’s best micro-shorts and we are excited to be bringing a programme of full-length shorts to their
2022 edition! Screening on Saturday 27th September at the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires, we’re pleased to screen a sample of some of our favourites from

the last couple of years, including […]

By |August 29th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on 7SIFF hosts ESFF Showcase

ESFF Screens at Cinema On The Shore

Our friends at Cinetopia¬† will be holding their open-air Cinema On The Shore event soon and we’re excited to be presenting

a programme of family-friendly shorts free at 1pm Sunday 18th September, with some of our animation award winners of recent years, including

the stunning stop-motion short ‘Muedra’ by Cesar Diaz Melendez and the wonderful 2D ‘Nigel’ by Natasza Cetner.

There’s pizza, refreshments and a whole weekend’s worth of finest deckchair cinema!

By |August 29th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Screens at Cinema On The Shore

The 2022 Adriatic Film Festival hosts the ESFF

It was wonderful to be at Adriatic Film Festival to present a programme of Scottish Shorts, including Go Home by Razan Madhoon and What’s Left To Say by George Farrow-Hawkins.¬† A great festival with a full programme of excellent short film.

Congratulations to Guido and his fabulous and hard-working team for another terrific edition and a fascinating programme!

By |July 26th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on The 2022 Adriatic Film Festival hosts the ESFF

ESFF Showcase at the 7th Adriatic Film Festival

We’re delighted to be presenting a selection of short films for the 2022 Adriatic Film Festival!

The programme screens at Abruzzo’s specialist cinema, the Palazzo Sirena on Saturday 23rd July, including ‘Go Home’ by Razan Madhoon and ‘What’s Left To Say’ by George Farrow-Hawkins.

The AFF is a lovely film festival on the Italian Adriatic with a brilliant programme of independent cinema and runs 22-24 July 2022 in the wonderful dedicated specialist cinema, the Palazzo Sirena!

ADRIATIC FILM […]

By |July 9th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Showcase at the 7th Adriatic Film Festival

ESFF Showcases at the 2022 Fastnet Film Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme of Scottish shorts at the 2022 edition of the Fastnet Film Festival in Ireland!

The programme is scheduled for Thursday May 26th at 12:15pm. Following the screening, we’re participating in a panel discussion with director Virginia Heath and producer Grant Keir on Scottish film and short film.

We’ve picked a varied programme of Scottish shorts from the last few years for the programme, including the powerful drama Go Home by […]

By |May 7th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Showcases at the 2022 Fastnet Film Festival

Shortcutz Amsterdam Int. Audience Awards comes to Edinburgh

We’re delighted to be collaborating with our friends at Cinetopia to bring the Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Awards to Edinburgh as a host city!

Every year Shortcutz Amsterdam teams up with partners worldwide to ask a global audience to vote for the best Dutch short film.
This year, the tour will run in partnership with 30 national and international partners, including the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and we’re delighted that Edinburgh is included in […]

By |March 7th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on Shortcutz Amsterdam Int. Audience Awards comes to Edinburgh

ESFF 10th Anniversary at the Filmhouse

We’re delighted to have finally screened the Edinburgh Short Film Festival: 10 Years Best Film programmes
at the Filmhouse to mark our first decade!

Thanks to all the filmmakers who attended and contributed to the programme and to the audiences. We were delighted to have sold out all four screenings and very pleased with the feedback so here’s to another decade!

Thanks also to Melanie Toutakova for the excellent photography!

 

By |February 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary at the Filmhouse

ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

Two years in the planning, The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is finally celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with special screenings of our 10 Years Best films at The Filmhouse in February!

At last, we’re FINALLY able to present our 10th Anniversary best film programmes to live audiences. We’re understandably thrilled the event will go ahead at the Filmhouse featuring our award winners and the best films screened at the ESFF since we launched in 2011!

The ’10 Year […]

By |January 20th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

ESFF Animation Showcase features at Manipulate 2022

We’re pleased to present a programme of animation highlights from our 2021 edition at Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre and Animation on Saturday 5th February 2022.

Featuring new work fresh onto the festival circuit from diverse established and emerging talent from Scotland, Canada, Indonesia, England, France, USA and Ireland, the programme offers something for everyone whether new to animated film or an avid fan.
The programme will be available online only for 48 hours from Sat 5th […]

By |January 18th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Animation Showcase features at Manipulate 2022