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 […]

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ESFF 2022 Now Open For Entries!

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now open for entries for our 2022 edition!

The 2022 edition will run October  28th to November 13th 2022 and any international or UK film under 25 minutes of any genre is eligible for entry.

The Early Bird Deadline is February 28th 2022, all entries will be eligible for our awards and we will also be programming short film showcases for festivals internationally.

Enter via our Call for Entries page or via […]

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Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) in conversation with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 ESFF

Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) talks about short film with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Film shot and edited by Melanie Toutakova

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Stills Gallery – ESFF 2021

Some stills from the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Photography by Melanie Toutakova

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2021 ESFF Award Winners

Our award winners for 2021:

BEST FILM
Annah La Javanaise by Fatimah Tobing Rony

BEST ANIMATION
Step Into The River by Weijing MA

BEST SCOTTISH FILM
Tom Cat by Kirsty McLean

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Stills by Melanie Toutakova

By |November 25th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on 2021 ESFF Award Winners

Thank You!

We’ll be publishing a collection of stills from the last weekend shortly but we just wanted to give thanks to
all those who played such a vital role in bringing the 2021 ESFF together!

Firstly we’d like to thank Rebecca Selby-Heard our head programmer,
Melanie Toutakova, our official photographer,
Chris, Louise and Margherita our capable volunteers and front of house staff,
Summerhall and the Summerhall staff for their support and assistance.

Our special guests and festival partners including Krakow Int. Short […]

By |November 23rd, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on Thank You!

ESFF 2nd Weekend – Stills

Some stills from Days 4 + 5 of the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.

Great second weekend, thanks for everyone for coming along!

Photography by Melanie Toutakova

 

 

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Stills from Weekend 1 of the 2021 ESFF

Some images from the first weekend at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival, taken b y our very own Melanie Toutakova!

 

 

By |November 9th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on Stills from Weekend 1 of the 2021 ESFF

ESFF 2021 Print Programme

We’re loving the 2021 ESFF leaflet, fresh out of the boxes!

Another elegant design classic by the very talented Mike Forbes!

You get one free with every ticket!

By |October 27th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2021 Print Programme