ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

Our 2021 edition is scheduled for November 2021 and we’ve just opened our call for entries!

Our 10th anniversary special events are also slated for the November events and we’re planning to hold extra screenings as
part of the 2021 festival.

The 2020 edition was postponed and our aim is to hold the delayed 2020 events as soon as the venues reopen in Edinburgh,
hopefully in the first half of this year.

It’s been a very difficult year for everyone […]

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ESFF Interviewed at COFFI CortoGlobo 2020

We were delighted to be part of COFFI 2020 online, you can see the interview with Paul who talks about the fabulous shorts programmed for them – including MUEDRA by Cesar Diaz Melendez, IN THE FALL by Tom Gentle and AN ISLAND by Rory Byrne

Available via the link below (in English) starts at 22 mins in – the rest of the show is in Italian.
COFFI 2020 is online & runs till 19th Dec!

COFFI 2020 ESFF […]

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ESFF Screens at COFFI CortoGlobo Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme of short film at the 15th edition of COFFI CortoGlobo an art and cinema festival based in the south of Italy. Led by Andrea Recussi, COFFI has been running for 15 years with an offshoot festival in Berlin and screens at venues across the Amalfi coast.

We’re delighted to take part in their 15th edition this year and aside from programming some excellent short films, we’ll also be taking […]

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ESFF 2020 Programme Reviewed on Cinetopia

The November 2020 edition of Cinetopia Podcast reviews some of the films that made it to official selection for the 2020 edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

We’re planning to run the edition (postponed from 23 October) shortly after Edinburgh moves to tier 2 so if you like what you hear then watch this space!

CINETOPIA PODCAST NOV 2020

 

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ESFF 2020 COVID UPDATE

The Scottish Govt. weekly review on Tuesday 10th November decided not to move Edinburgh from the Tier 3 level of restrictions to Tier 2 so the 2020 edition will be unable to proceed on 21st November. The indications are that infection levels in the city are reducing and we remain hopeful that the city will move to tier 2 in the near future.

We will continue to monitor the Govt. weekly reviews and are ready to […]

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ESFF 2020 UPDATE

Following the Scottish Govt announcement on Covid restrictions, our planned screenings from Sat 7th – Sat 14th will have to now be postponed.

Our plan B has always been to run the 2020 edition once the cinemas are open and currently we will be awaiting the Scottish Govt. weekly reviews each Tuesday. Once Edinburgh moves to tier 2 we will arrange new dates shortly thereafter. The venues require a further week to clean and prepare the […]

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ESFF 2020 Announcement

Following the news today That Edinburgh is to move into tier 3 restrictions, its possible we may have to postpone the ESFF, as far as I know, the Govt will review the tiers weekly and they are saying Edinburgh and Lothians could move quite quickly to tier 2 so it’s still possible the screenings will go ahead as planned or shortly thereafter, at least, we hope so!

Basically our plan is to run the ESFF as […]

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ESFF 2020 Official Trailer

We’re delighted to unveil the trailer for our 2020 edition which starts Saturday Nov 7th at Summerhall!

Thanks to the talented and diligent editing by our very own Amanda Rogers!

Tickets only available online but hurry, they are going fast!

 

 

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ESFF Showcase at Krakow Int. Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2020

We are thrilled to have been invited to curate a programme of Scottish short film for the 27th Krakow International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima 2020!

The screening takes place in Krakow during November  and we’re pleased to present a programme featuring some of the talented filmmakers whose work has featured at recent ESFF editions, including some of our Best Scottish Film award-winners!

FREE PERIOD   Alison Piper

SALT & SAUCE   Alia Ghafar

PLASTIC MAN   Yulia Kovanova

MY LONELINESS IS KILLING […]

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ESFF 2020 PROGRAMME AND DATES: LIVE IN CINEMAS!

We’re delighted and excited to finally be able to announce our programme and screening dates for the 2020 edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

The 2020 event will run from Saturday Nov 7th to Saturday November 14th 2020 at Summerhall!

We’ve worked hard to prepare for 6 safe and socially distanced programmes and while ticket availability will be very much reduced, we’re also able to keep ticket prices the same as last year! There will be […]

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