ESFF Film-Maker Interviews #4: Barnabas Toth

We were delighted to play host to the very charming Barnabas Toth from Budapest whose short film ‘Chuchotage’ screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and was also Oscar nominated!

A slyly witty romantic comedy staged with care and attention to detail, Chuchotage was one of our favourite comedies of last year and we interviewed him about the film in Edinburgh!

Video and editing by Amada Rogers of RPP Productions

 

 

 

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ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

Edinburgh Short Film Festival interviews director Dan Schwarz about his edgy, dark comedy short ‘Ritual’
which screened at the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, it’s funny, wicked and was a popular entry at the 2019 ESFF!

video produced by Amanda Rogers​ and RPP Productions​

By |June 10th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #2: Dan Schwartz

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

ESFF on Comedy Podcast Big Meeting

Some intriguing film pitches on episode 3 of the comedy podcast Big Meeting featuring Paul from Edinburgh Short Film Festival including potential smash hit Time Boozers!

What will Paul’s advice be on the concept of Forest Whitaker eating only artichokes for three weeks? Or on the breathtaking ‘Quartz Genius: The First Ninja Droid’? There’s only a single way to find out, and that’s to listen.

Thanks for having us on!

BIG MEETING

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Edinburgh Shorts screens in Bendigo, Australia at SDO

We’re screening a curated short film programme at Scot’s Day Out in Bendigo, Australia on March 2nd, 7:30pm at the Colonial Theatre!

Some of our favourite short films from our 2018 edition including Kevin Pickering’s multi-award winning horror, CLOSE TO THE BONE.

Stuart Hubbard’s witty and elegantly drawn animation CURSE OF THE WEREDUCK, and the enchanting drama THE WIDER SUN by Sophia Carr-Gomm.

We’re also screening Andre Franco’s intense crime drama LOST AND FOUND as well as the […]

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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 […]

By |February 13th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF announces our new Patron and Ambassador: Jamie Robson

Guest Article: Inktip Interviews Screenwriter Kenneth Lemm

Our good friends at the Screenwriters network INKTIP have sent us an insightful interview into the screenwriter’s world with their interview with writer Kenneth Lemm;

Building a Career: How a Full-Time Architect Built a Screenwriting Career From Scratch 

 

 

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Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Excited to announce that the Edinburgh Short Film Festival has won Take One Magazine’s Best Festival award for 2018!
We’re obviously delighted and very honoured to have won and very grateful to Take One Magazine staff for
voting for the ESFF for the award and it’s wonderful to have the hard work of all of our staff and volunteers recognised in this way,
so thanks to all the many people who participated in making our 2018 edition such […]

By |January 8th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short FF wins Best Festival award from Take One Magazine!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

We’re excited to open our call for entries for our 2019 edition and looking forward to screening another 8 nights of fabulous short film in Edinburgh later this year!

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

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

The Adriatic Film Festival
The Sardinia Film Festival
Fastnet Film Festival
Firenze FilmCorti (Florence)
Puppet […]

By |January 1st, 2019|News Posts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open For Entry!

TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes

We’re excited about our new partnership with TAKE ONE Magazine , the film magazine from Cambridge and they’ve reviewed another 2 nights of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, our programmes on Sat 3rd November and Sunday 4th November!

Reviews are by Jim Ross and Annie Whealing

SAT 3 NOV – IN THE DARK REVIEW

SUN 4 NOV – FRIEND OR FOE REVIEW

By |October 31st, 2018|News Posts|Comments Off on TAKE ONE Magazine reviews our Sat 3 Nov & Sun 4 Nov programmes