ESFF Animation Programme @ manipulate2018!

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Puppet Animation Scotland continues for 2018 and we’ll be once again holding a joint award for Best Animated Short Film at the 2018 ESFF in November! We’re also very excited to be curating a programme of animated short film at their Festival of Visual Theatre & Animation, manipulate 2018! The programme features some of our favourite animations from our 2017 edition:

Tis by Chloe Lesueur (ESFF 2017 Best Animated […]

By |December 13th, 2017|News Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fresh Air FM talks shorts with Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

We’ve been interviewed by Fresh Air FM about this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival!

Interview starts at 26:20



By |October 30th, 2017|News Posts|0 Comments

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017: Animation Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens again on October 27th and once again screens superlative short films across the city this Autumn!

We’re excited to be working in partnership with Puppet Animation Scotland (PAS) who champion innovation in visual theatre, puppetry and animation, supporting the creative and technical development of theatre practitioners and engaging with audiences through its two annual festivals, the manipulate Visual Theatre Festival and the Puppet Animation Festival. Each year the latter event […]

By |October 16th, 2017|News Posts|0 Comments

2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival Preview

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh’s accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year!

We’ve an exciting programme lined up for 2017, featuring 32 UK premieres, 28 award-winning short films as well as no less than 20 Scottish-made films, a total of 78 short films from 25 different countries ranging from Chinese drama and German Horror to Greek Sci-Fi, arthouse cinema from the USA and animation from South Korea.

We’re thrilled to […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The 2017 Edinburgh Short Film Festival programme now online!

We’re excited about this year’s films ranging from award winning neo-noir animation from India to thrillers from Iran and Scottish black comedy!

Running this year at the Filmhouse and Summerhall

By |September 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Edinburgh Shorts 2016 Film Finder Map

Our resident map-maker, the digitally-talented Justine Blair, has created a very lovely map detailing the locations of all of the films we are screening at this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival.  Each of the films on our programme is pinpointed and colour-coded by the night they are being shown on. You can customise the map and find out more details about the films themselves by the simple expedient of clicking on the points and icons.
We […]

By |October 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments