Short Films Wanted! The Edinburgh Short Film Festival has opened it’s call for entries for the
The best submissions for 2016 will be included in our short film programming for other festivals across the UK and Internationally during 2016 as well as being
screened at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival in October-November 2016.
We will also be working closely with our partner festivals and are planning on programming
some of our best films from 2015 for the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival in September 2016 and
the Sardinia Film Festival in June 2016. We’re also programming short film for Edinburgh’s
remarkable arts festival Hidden Door in May.
In addition, we can confirm we’ll be curating for Japan’s biggest short film festival,Short
Shorts in Tokyo and we are delighted to play host to a hand-picked selection of Japanese short
film for our 2016 edition later this year.
We’re also now offering the Rising Star Award for the most promising film-maker with a cash
prize, tickets to film festivals, offers of work and the Rising Star Trophy sponsored by the
Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund.
And if that’s not enough, we’re also planning lively networking events, Q & A sessions, meet
the film-makers, panel discussions and even some live music!
Submissions are now open for films under 20 mins (any genre)