Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Script Pitch Competition Finalists!

We’re very pleased to announce the finalists in this years 2017 Script Pitch Competition!

In no particular order, the entrants judged to have written the best 5 minute script are:

Beth Cameron
Rosanna Scott
David Macpherson
Gidni Lindal Benediktson
Jo Osborne
Stephen Beavis
Fraser Coull

The finalists will be pitching in front of a judging panel lead by James Mavor, head of the MA Screenwriting course at Screen Academy Scotland and including Eddie McFadden of the Scottish Screenwriters, Yasmin Al-Hibithi of the 2017 EIFF Youth […]

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EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 AWARD NOMINEES

We’re delighted to announce the nominees for this year’s awards for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

From over 1400 films, we selected 78 for screening, with over 30 award winning shorts, films fresh from Cannes and BAFTA awards as well as at festivals internationally, we selected the following outstanding shorts for recognition:

RISING STAR AWARD 2017 NOMINEES:

Karsten Dahlem for ‘PRINCESS’

Alia Ghafar for ‘SALT & SAUCE’

Noemi Schneider for ‘RUNAWAY’

Roozbeh Misaghi for ‘TURQUOISE’

 

BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM NOMINEES:

Gabriel Bohmer […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017: Drama Preview

You can bin the Beckett and chuck the Chekov this Autumn, because all the drama is happening at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

There’s a wealth of top notch UK & International drama screening this year and we’re giving you a once-only chance to immerse yourself in some of this year’s best short film dramas. From short story adaptations to drama based on true stories, there’s no shortage of excellent examples of film-makers creating a drama […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017 Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from India. There’s award winning […]

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2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from South Korea.

We’re thrilled to […]

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2017 PROGRAMME NOW LIVE!

The 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival programme now online!

We’re excited about this year’s films ranging from award winning neo-noir animation from India to thrillers from Iran and Scottish black comedy!

Running this year at the Filmhouse and Summerhall
2017 PROGRAMME
 

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Jury Panel for 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Announced!

We’re delighted to announce the various jury panels for the Short Film Awards at the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

There’ll be prizes for Best Film, Best Animated Short and the Rising Star Award, awards announced on our closing night on Saturday 11th November!

JURY PANEL 2017

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ESFF 2017 Programme coming soon!

We’re just about ready to launch the official programme for the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival so watch this space!

 

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2016 Script Pitch Finalists & MMBF

We’re delighted that our 2016 Script Pitch winner Daniel Brown and runner-up James Hannan, are going to the 2017 London Screenwriters Festival!

Hoping we can send another 2 lucky young, Scottish-based writers to the 2018 LSF!

MMBF and our 2016 Script Pitch winners

 

 

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New Script Pitch Competition for Young Scottish-Based Screenwriters

We’re delighted to be able to run a second edition of our popular, Young Screenwriters Script Pitch Competition, which includes the fabulous prize of tickets and flights to the 2018 London Screenwriters Festival as well as one year’s free membership of iPitch, the professionals pitching network!

Working in partnership with the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund and iPitch, we can also offer one year’s free membership to iPitch, the film professional’s pitching network!

The deadline is Friday Aug […]

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