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 13 partners over 2020!

MANIPULATE VISUAL THEATRE & ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2021

manipulate 2018 Edinburgh Shorts

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 3rd 2021
Venue: Online

ESFF at Manipulate 2020

 

KRAKOW INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2021

Krakow 2020 & Edinburgh Short Film Festival

The International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, organized in Kraków since 1994, is the oldest film festival in Poland and we’re delighted to be programming a night of Scottish short film for their 27th edition this November!

From documentary to stop-motion and drama to experimental film, we’re covering the spectrum of Scottish shorts screened at recent ESFF editions!

Date: tbc
Venue: tbc

Krakow International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2021

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

FILMCORTI FIRENZE

 

ADRIATIC FILM FESTIVAL 2021

Adriatic Film Festival & Edinburgh Short Film Festival Partnership

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 2020 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: tbc
Venue: Palazzo Sirena

ADRIATIC FILM FESTIVAL

 

7SIFF

7SIFF & Edinburgh Short Film Festival

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 working with them on programmes for a future edition of the ESFF!

Date:  September 2021
Venue: Online

7SIFF 7 SECOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

 

BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AND EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Busho – the Budapest Short Film Festival is one of the oldest short film festivals in Central Europe and our new partners for 2020, running since 2005 and promoting the work of Hungarian and Central European film-makers, Busho are super-active and we’re excited to be working with them and curating joint programmes of short film!  Busho runs 1-6 September 2020 at venues across Budapest.

Date: 1-6 September 2020
Venue:

BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

STOP MOTION MONTREAL

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL AT 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 be curating a programme of stop motion film for their 2020 edition in September!

Date: September 2020
Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, Budapest

STOP MOTION MONTREAL

FESTIVAL DE CASTELIERS

FESTIVAL DE CASTELIERS AND EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Based in Montreal, Canada, Festival de Casteliers has been running annually each March since 2005 and
specialises in exhibiting the rich diversity of puppetry’s past and present.
We’re very much looking forward to presenting a programme of animation there for their 2020 edition, which runs from 4th – 8th March 2020.

Date: Sat March 7th 2020
Venue: Paul-Gérin-Lajoie-d’Outremont Auditorium, Montreal, Canada

FESTIVAL DE CASTELIERS

SCOTS DAY OUT FESTIVAL

We’re once again creating Short Film programmes with Scots Day Out, based in Bendigo in Australia, SDO is the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest Diaspora Festival and we’ve been curating short film programmes for them for the last 4 years, so we’re excited to once again put together
an eclectic programme of some outstanding Scottish shorts!

The programme screens on May at the Engine Room in Bendigo’s Capital Theatre!

Date:  Friday February 28th 2020, 7:30pm
Venue: Engine Rooms, Bendigo, Australia

SCOT’S DAY OUT FESTIVAL

 

SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE AWARDS

SHORT CUTZ AMSTERDAM AN EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

 

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 2020 award and we’re screening this year’s nominees
at the Filmhouse on Weds 15th January!

Date: Weds 15th January
Venue: Filmhouse, Edinburgh

SHORTCUTZ AMSTERDAM

 

VALDARNOCINEMA FILM FESTIVAL

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL & VALDARNOCINEMA FILM FESTIVAL 2020

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

VALDARNOCINEMA FILM FESTIVAL

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.

Date:   tbc
Venue: tbc

COFFI FESTIVAL 2020

DIARI DI CINECLUB

CINECLUB ROMA DIARY EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

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
Film professionals

DIARI DI CINECLUB