We’re just about recovered from the final weekend at the 2019 ESFF!
A wonderful experience with some very nice people!
Thanks to Luka Vukosavljevic, Nele Wohlke and Clarisse Tenreiro for the pics!
Delighted that the Fountain reviewed our Sat 2nd November programme ‘Coping Mechanisms’
SAT 2ND NOVEMBER REVIEW
2019 BEST FILM AWARD
STAY AWAKE, BE READY BY PHAM THIEN AN
A cleverly staged and beutifully crafted short drama and a multi-coloured slice of life by a talented young director.
Congratulations to Pham and we wish him all the best with his future career!
2019 BEST ANIMATION AWARD
MUEDRA BY CESAR DIAZ MELENDEZ
Am amazingly intricate stop-motion film, made with dedication, commitment and love!
Congratulations to Cesar and we wish him all the best with the film and his future projects!
2019 BEST SCOTTISH FILM AWARD:
IN THE FALL BY TOM GENTLE
An expertly staged drama, based on Alistair MacLeod’s short story. Literary, perfectly paced and
with some superb central performances, congratulations to Tom and the team and thanks for letting us screen it!
Our 2019 edition wrapped last night at the ECA with our Scottish Animation programme and we’ve been delighted and
thrilled by the response to our programme!
Our most ambitious yet events started on Thursday 24th October at Cinetopia’s Networking event at Brewdog and ended at the ECA on the 10th November and after 10 months of hard work, it remains to give thanks to everyone who contributed to making 2019 such a successful year for the ESFF!
Thanks to Jamie Sutherland and the Fountain for reviewing the first weekend of the 2019 ESFF…seems a long time ago now!
OUT OF FRAME: OPENING NIGHT THURS 24TH OCTOBER
LOVE BE DAMNED: FRI 25TH OCTOBER
Another sold out show at Summerhall last night, featuring Ali Kerr of Cyrenians, the actor Jamie Robson (festival patron) and filmmaker Stephan Pierre Mitchell, who all participated in the post-screening discussion.
Thanks to the wonderfully engaged audience and the filmmakers for letting us screen their amazing shorts!
Fantastic photos by Ke Xu!
Some stills from our sold out opening night at @Filmhouse on Thursday night – some fantastic films and honoured to have the Silver Ribbon award winning director Luka Jankovic and the actor David Menkin as guests.
It was also lovely to see the writer/director Enni Red and meet Tim Courtney and Russel Davidson, thanks for letting us screen your excellent films!
Stills by Luka Vukosavljevic & Li Jiachen