ESFF at the 10th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

We’re excited to be presenting a programme at the 10th anniversary edition of Balkans Beyond Borders Film Festival
and looking forward to welcoming them to the 2019 ESFF in November!

We’re delighted to present the work of talented, young Scottish film-makers to audiences at BBBFF 2019,
Our screening takes place on Oct 19th in Athens and the full line up and more details online:
ESFF AT BALKANS BEYOND BORDERS 2019

 

By |October 5th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF at the 10th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival

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 […]

By |September 30th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Preview to the 9th Edinburgh Short Film Festival Oct 24-Nov 10

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!

ESFF Screens at Adriatic Film Festival 2019

We’re very excited about our screening at the 2019 Adriatic Film Festival which runs 19-22 September .

We’ve put together an exciting programme of UK short film, including taut thriller Cry Baby Blue by Marlek al-Habib and Sophia Carr-Gomm’s excellent Highlands-set drama The Wider Sun. There’s a screening for talented animator, Gabriel Bohmer and his American Gothic 2D animation,The Flood is Coming.

The screening is at the very lovely Palazzo Sirena in Pescara, it’s a fabulous theatre […]

By |September 4th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Screens at Adriatic Film Festival 2019

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

By |August 25th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Just Out! Edinburgh Short Film Festival Film Catalogue for 2019

Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

Florence holds its annual short film festival, ‘Firenze Film Corti’, in the remarkable surrounds of Le Murate. A former prison, Le Murate was used by Mussolini to hold political prisoners and anyone else who objected to the regime in dark and grim conditions.
Devoid of light or air, often 3 to a small concrete, bare cell, they scratched images and slogans using pieces of stone chipped from the walls.
‘Viva L’Italia Libera’. This simple slogan resonates across […]

By |June 12th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Short Film in Florence: Firenze Film Corti 2019

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

By |April 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2018 Highlights

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

IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!

IberoDocs is the first showcase for Ibero-American culture in Scotland, focused on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers.
IberoDocs brings to Edinburgh the most significant productions  from Ibero-American culture, in a festival that is as distinctive as it is unique, and we’ll be working on a combined Spanish-Portugese language programme for their 2019 edition!

We’ll be putting together a joint short film programme of some of the best of our Iberian short films for […]

By |February 27th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on IberoDocs and Edinburgh Shorts combine for the Rose Street Theatre!