Edinburgh Shorts Showcase at Festival de Casteliers 2020

We’re delighted to be working with Festival de Casteliers in Quebec, Canada to present a programme of animation
from Scotland at their 2020 edition!

Working closely with Edinburgh College of Art, we’re presenting a full programme of ECA and ESFF Scottish animation to
Canadian audiences on March 7th in Montreal.

From award winning 2D animation to some wonderful stop motion, inncluding the wonderful film ‘Short Changed’  by Zoe Hutber, we’re excited to send a full programme of Scottish shorts […]

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Edinburgh Shorts Screens at SDO 2020

We’re once again delighted to curate a programme of Scottish short film for the annual Scot’s Day Out Festival in Bendigo, Australia on Friday Feb 28th!
Long established as one of the world’s biggest Scottish diaspora festivals, we’ve been curating programmes of contemporary Scottish short films for them for 4 years and we’re looking forward to our 2020 screening on Friday 28th February at the Engine Rooms in Bendigo!
Including our 2019 Best Scottish Film, the intensely dramatic […]

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ESFF Plays Manipulate 2020: Sat Feb 1st

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Animation Showcase at Manipulate 2020; Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation.

We’re excited to put together a programme of some of our favourite animation for our partners Puppet Animation Scotland and the Manipulate Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation 2020!

Packed with some of the best international animation screened at the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival last Autumn
including our Best Animation Winner, MUEDRA by Cesar Diaz Melendez with some wonderful 2D animation from […]

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ESFF 10th Anniversary Edition Now Open for Entries!

Hello, the Twenties!

Can’t believe it’s our 10th edition in 2020! It’s been an amazing, roller-coaster ride this decade and
we’ve loved seeing how much the ESFF has grown up!

To celebrate, we’ve got some fantastic plans for 2020 including more screenings, some new (and old) partners,
we’ve got loads of overseas film festival showcases planned, some special events and lots more
films and archive footage that we’re looking forward to screening!

The early bird deadline for 2020 is Monday February […]

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ESFF Presents Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to be part of the 2020 Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award!

On Jan 15th at the Filmhouse we’ll present 2019’s best Dutch Short Films as nominated by a panel of film industry judges headed by Rutger Hauer.
Edinburgh audiences vote on the best film with the winner announced in Amsterdam on Jan 19th!

From startling animation and charmingly personal documentary to intense urban drama.
BOX OFFICE

 

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Stills from ESFF Closing Weekend

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!

 

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The Fountain Reviews ESFF Sat 2nd Nov: Coping Mechanisms

Delighted that the Fountain reviewed our Sat 2nd November programme ‘Coping Mechanisms’
SAT 2ND NOVEMBER REVIEW

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ESFF 2019 AWARD WINNER: BEST FILM

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!

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ESFF 2019 AWARD WINNER: BEST ANIMATION

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!

 

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That’s a wrap for 2019!

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!

So, […]

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