ESFF ON TOUR
Due to our experience on film festival juries, our exceptionally strong programming background and our industry contacts, The ESFF is frequently asked to curate short film programmes for numerous International film festivals and arts events each year. It’s going to be a busy year, as we’re working with no less than 8 partners over 2022!
MANIPULATE VISUAL THEATRE & ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2022
Scotland’s leading puppet & animation festival which is organised by Puppet Animations Scotland. We’ve already worked with PAS who juried and presented our new Best Animation award and prizes at the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and we’re delighted to repay their efforts by curating a programme of some of our best animated shorts from the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
Date: Saturday February 5th 2022
FASTNET FILM FESTIVAL 2022
We’re delighted to be returning to the fabulous Fastnet Film Festival in Ireland again later this year! We’ll be screening in May at the unique FFF where the village is the screen!
From documentary to stop-motion and drama to experimental film, we’re covering the spectrum of Scottish shorts screened at recent ESFF editions!
Date: May 2022
FILMCORTI FIRENZE FESTIVAL 2021
We’re looking forward to curating short film showcase for our friends at the Florence Short Film Festival, FilmCorti Firenze which hosts short film screenings in the beautiful Tuscan city in May 2020. We’ll be putting together a programme of shorts for Marino Demata and the team in Florence for their 7th edition and looking forward to the screenings in the fabulous converted prison. There’s competitive prizes and some very supportive audiences!
Date: October 2020
Venue: Le Murate, Florence
ADRIATIC FILM FESTIVAL 2022
We paid host to Festival Director, Guido Casale and the talented and very well-connected team from the Adriatic Film Festival at the 2019 ESFF and we’re looking forward to once again sending a programme of exciting short films to the AFF for their 2022 edition!
The AFF Jury President is one of Italy’s most well-known directors, Gianluca Arcopinto producer of the hit TV series ‘Gomorrah’ based on the excellent Italian feature of the same name and with a beautiful location in the atmospheric old theatre, the Auditorium Sirena, in Pescara.
Date: August 2022
Venue: Palazzo Sirena
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 2022 and looking forward to working with them on programmes for a future edition of the ESFF!
Date: September 2022
STOP MOTION MONTREAL
Festival Stop Motion Montréal is the world’s first festival dedicated to showcasing films animated exclusively using stop motion techniques.
and we’re delighted to present a programme of some of North America’s finest stop motion films at the 2022 ESFF
Date: October/November 2022
Venue: Summerhall, Edinburgh
IL VARCO INT. SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
We’re delighted to partner Il Varco International Short Film Festival, based in Rome, Il Varco IFF is in it’s 6th year and is dedicated to showcasing short film in all it’s
variety of languages, forms, innovations and styles.
Date: November 24th – November 30th 2022
Venue: Nuovo Cinema Aquila, Rome, Italy
SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE AWARDS
Short Cutz Amsterdam champions Dutch short film-making, holding monthly screenings and it’s annual International Audience Award.
We’re thrilled to announce Edinburgh will be participating for the 2022 award and we’re screening this year’s nominees at the Moxy on 22 March 2022
Date: Tues 22nd March
Venue: The Moxy, Edinburgh
VALDARNOCINEMA FILM FESTIVAL
We’re excited to announce our new partners for 2020, Valdarno Cinema Film Festival!
In it’s 38th edition, Valdarno Cinema FF hosts 5 nights of cinema in San Giovanni Valdarno in Tuscany, and runs from April 28th to May 3rd and we’re looking forward to presenting a programme of short films at their 38th edition.
Date: Tuesday 28th April – Sunday May 3rd
Venue: Teatro Masaccio, San Giovanni Valdarno
COFFI FESTIVAL 2021
COFFI – CortOglobo Festival is an art and film festival which runs in venues on the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy. Now in it’s 15th edition and led by Andrea Recussi, COFFI works to present excellence in international short filmmaking to audiences every year. We’re honoured to be asked to programme for their 2020 edition and looking forward to taking part in the festival.
DIARI DI CINECLUB
Diari di Cineclub is an association of Italian Film Organisations and Film Festivals that produce regular newsletters covering
the Italian and International Film Industry, with reports and interviews with some of the leading Italian and International