ESFF Showcases at the 2022 Fastnet Film Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme of Scottish shorts at the 2022 edition of the Fastnet Film Festival in Ireland!

The programme is scheduled for Thursday May 26th at 12:15pm. Following the screening, we’re participating in a panel discussion with director Virginia Heath and producer Grant Keir on Scottish film and short film.

We’ve picked a varied programme of Scottish shorts from the last few years for the programme, including the powerful drama Go Home by […]

By |May 7th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Showcases at the 2022 Fastnet Film Festival

ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

Two years in the planning, The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is finally celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with special screenings of our 10 Years Best films at The Filmhouse in February!

At last, we’re FINALLY able to present our 10th Anniversary best film programmes to live audiences. We’re understandably thrilled the event will go ahead at the Filmhouse featuring our award winners and the best films screened at the ESFF since we launched in 2011!

The ’10 Year […]

By |January 20th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary Special Weekend 18th – 20th February 2022

ESFF 2022 Now Open For Entries!

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival is now open for entries for our 2022 edition!

The 2022 edition will run October  28th to November 13th 2022 and any international or UK film under 25 minutes of any genre is eligible for entry.

The Early Bird Deadline is February 28th 2022, all entries will be eligible for our awards and we will also be programming short film showcases for festivals internationally.

Enter via our Call for Entries page or via […]

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ESFF 2021 Trailer Just Out!

We’re delighted to present the trailer for our 2021 edition!

Edited by the indefatigable Amanda Rogers, we think it’s wonderful!

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ESFF 10th Anniversary Best Films Online

It’s our 10th Anniversary and we’re celebrating 10 years of the world’s best shorts with online screenings.

We’re hosting 10 Years Best Film, 10 Years Best Comedy and 10 Years Best Animation online for 1 week each during the
2021 ESFF this November.

From Vietnamese drama to Canadian animation, you can see our award winners and some of the best films from 10 years of the
Edinburgh Short Film Festival online only!

Tickets available here:
ESFF 10 YEARS BEST FILMS

 

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ESFF Official Selection Film Catalogue

Here’s the complete ESFF 2021 film catalogue, with images and details for every film screening at the 2021 ESFF!

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL FILM CATALOGUE 2021

By |September 25th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Official Selection Film Catalogue

ESFF 2021 Programme Announced!

We’re excited to announce our 2021 programme! From Colombian drama to Chinese animation, there’s the usual host of international award winners & local heroes screening at Summerhall and online Nov 5th – Nov 21st 2021

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021
ESFF 2021 PROGRAMME

 

By |September 20th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2021 Programme Announced!

ESFF features in new edition of Diari di Cineclub

Our good friends at Diari di Cineclub have published a new edition of their (Italian Language) Film culture periodical, it also holds a lovely article about the ESFF!

Diari di Cineclub publishes a regular periodical of news and reviews of Film and Film Culture in Italy and the International Film Festival community.

*Magazine is Italian Language
CINECLUB JULY 2021

By |July 1st, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF features in new edition of Diari di Cineclub

ESFF 2020 at Summerhall

We were very pleased to able to present the postponed 2020 ESFF at Summerhall this weekend!

Although audience numbers were much smaller than normal, the programme was as strong as any previous edition, with Palme D’Or nominees, Sundance winners, BAFTA winners and a whole roster of some of the best films of last year!

We’d like to thank all the filmmakers for sending us their films,¬† Steph Leach and the team at Summerhall for their determination and […]

By |June 8th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2020 at Summerhall

ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION

Our 2021 edition is scheduled for November 2021 and we’ve just opened our call for entries!

Our 10th anniversary special events are also slated for the November events and we’re planning to hold extra screenings as
part of the 2021 festival.

The 2020 edition was postponed and our aim is to hold the delayed 2020 events as soon as the venues reopen in Edinburgh,
hopefully in the first half of this year.

It’s been a very difficult year for everyone […]

By |January 14th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF CALLS FOR ENTRIES OPEN FOR 2021 EDITION