With the opening night of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival on Friday October 26th, here’s a brief tour of some of the highlights of our 2017 edition!
The lovely film shots are by Alexandra Person
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again is bringing some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and is pretty much your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes.
We’re screening 29 award winners, including the Audience Award winner from Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals, the Tribeca Grand Jury Award winners and there’s the best short films from SXSW, Aspen Shortfest, Palm Springs International Shortfest, London and Brussels Short Film […]
We’re delighted that Marino and the team at the wonderful Firenze FilmCorti have published a short interview with us when we screened an ESFF programme at the Florence short film festival in June!
FLORENCE’S FILMCORTI INTERVIEWS EDINBURGH SHORTS
We’re excited to be able to announce our official programme for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
The ESFF 2018 is your one chance to see one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK.
With 26 UK Premieres, 7 European Premieres and no less than 28 award-winning short films, our 2018 programme is one of our strongest yet, and packed with some of the best films from Festivals overseas, including Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance, Annecy, and SXSW […]
We had a blast at last night’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival launch Party!
It was a real honour to be Scalarama Edinburgh’s Opening event with a turnout well in excess of 70+ it was a busy
and fun night at the ESFF Garden Cinema! Thanks so much to Ieva Rotomskyte of Edinburgh Scalarama and of course the
amazing Fernando from the Tupiniquim Brazilian Pancake kiosk for their hard work in pulling off the event!
Thanks also to everyone who […]
We’re joining with Scalarama and holding our official 2018 Launch Party at Scalarama Edinburgh on Saturday September 1st!
We’re holding FREE open air short film screenings at our Garden Cinema at the top of Middle Meadow Walk, beginning at 5pm. There will be some snacks and various crisp-based products and some outstanding short films from the 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival. We’re very much hoping the sun will make a special guest appearance as well!
We’ve hand-picked […]
We’re excited to announce that our official media partners for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival will be Take One Magazine, an Independent Film magazine and website, covering the best in independent and festival cinema year round!
Take One’s inaugural print edition was in 2011, having grown out of the Cambridge Film Festival, they now cover film festivals Internationally, and around the UK and we’re delighted to be working with them on our 2018 edition!
Take One […]
We’re very excited to be able to announce a new partnership we’ve established with the brand new Adriatic Film Festival,based in Pescara, Italy.
It’s wonderful that Italy has such a dedicated and enthusiastic short film scene and we’re looking forward to programming short films for their Inaugural event which runs September 28TH to September 30th and to inviting the festival director Guido Casale to Edinburgh for the 2018 ESFF.
The AFF Jury President is one of Italy’s […]
Firenze FilmCorti (Photography by Alice Leah)
Home to the Renaissance, Dante, Michelangelo, Galileo, Leonardo Da Vinci and more artists and philosophers than you can shake a crayon at, Florence the beautiful capital of Tuscany also hosts it’s very own Short Film Festival, Firenze FilmCorti which screens international shorts to Tuscan audiences every June.
The film venue Le Murate, is located in the former city prison and still boasts barred windows and sinister wooden cell doors line the […]
12 days to go for submissions to the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
There’s awards for best film and best animation, our global touring programme
and some full houses waiting to see them.
We’re looking for the finest shorts known to man, so if your film is a contender then
now’s the time and now is the hour!
Max length; 25 mins
Deadline June 25
Graphic images designed by Federica Pugliese