Preview to the 9th Edinburgh Short Film Festival Oct 24-Nov 10

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.

From Academy Award winners to Annecy Animation Festival Winners and Cannes winning shorts, BAFTA winners and winners from San Francisco, Brussels, Rome, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea and beyond alongside the best 2019 Scottish and UK short films.

On Nov 1st, we’re […]

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ESFF 2019 PROGRAMME JUST OUT!

We’re thrilled to have completed the programme for the 9th edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Opening night is at the Filmhouse on Thursday October 24th with a programme of shorts, including the 2019 Cannes Best Short Winner, BAFTA Scotland winner and best animation at Fantoche Int. Animation Festival!

There’s a rich and very diverse range of films from Taiwanese animation to Indian romcom to Croatian comedy. There’s 36 UK Premieres, including the 2019 Oscar winning […]

By |September 11th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2019 PROGRAMME JUST OUT!

Just Out! Edinburgh Short Film Festival Film Catalogue for 2019

We’ve just completed our film catalogue for our 9th edition!
You can get a sneak preview at some of the films we’re screening at this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

ESFF 2019 FILM CATALOGUE

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ESFF 2018 Highlights

Here’s a short video of some of the highlights from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Thanks to all the film-makers who participated and looking forward to seeing your next films,

Filmed and edited by the talented and indefatigable Amanda Rogers

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ESFF Screens at Florence’s FilmCorti 2019

Our good friends at Firenze FilmCorti in Florence are launching this year’s edition of Florence’s premiere short film event on Thursday May 30th 2019 and we’re preparing a programme of short film for the Festival!

The short film screening will take place at the atmospheric Le Murate venue, the old 19th Century prison, on Saturday June 2nd and we’re excited to be part of a vibrant and busy short film event!

FIRENZE FILM CORTI

Here’s some stills from last year’s […]

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals

Winner of Take One Magazine’s Best Festival 2018 Award

Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short!

This year, we’re also excited to be programming films and film partnerships for our 2019 partners:

The Adriatic Film Festival
Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti – (Florence)
Puppet Animation Scotland
Edinburgh Printmakers
IberoDocs

Max Length 25 minutes, international films […]

By |March 29th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Open For Entries – Awards & International Showcases

Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

We’re very pleased to announce one of our new film festival partnerships forn 2018, the Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival!

Bakans Beyond Borders celebrates Balkan diversity and engages with contemporary Balkan culture and social issues through the medium of film.
Apart from holding screenings in a different Balkan City each year, the festival is framed by other cultural events like photo exhibitions, visual art events, master classes, live bands, networking events and recently was awarded a […]

By |February 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival New Partners Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival

ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

We’re very pleased to announce that the talented and award-winning Scottish actor, Jamie Robson is to become our patron and ambassador for ESFF.
We’re proud to have Jamie on-board and looking forward to working with him over the coming years. Jamie has a real love and strong grasp of short film and we’re very excited to be collaborating with him on a number of upcoming projects. Jamie is also preparing for some major forthcoming feature film roles […]

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Cinetopia #6 – Film Podcast

Edition 6 of Cinetopia is out now, featuring reviews of a whole bunch of Queen-oriented films,  Oscar ruminations and
an interview with up and coming Scottish actor, Jamie Robson!
CINETOPIA 6

 

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ESFF Screens Animation at Manipulate 2019

ESFF screens a night of some of our best animations from last year’s festival at Manipulate 2019!

There’s winner of our Best Animation award, the stunning Wicked Girl by Ayce Kartal and the atmospheric world of An Island by Rory Byrne
as well as Aspen ShortFest award winner, Coyote by Lorenz Wunderle and a fair old mix of stunning 2D, Stop-Motion, Puppetry and CGI!

Screening starts noon at the Traverse Theatre on Saturday November 9th!

ESFF AT MANIPULATE

 

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