2020 ESFF Interviews #4 Paul Stekler

One of our guest curators for our 2019 edition was Paul Stekler, award-winning documentary filmmaker and head of the Doc school at the University of Texas film school.
 

Prof. Stekler’s films have won two Peabody Awards, three du Pont-Columbia University Journalism Awards, three Emmy Awards and a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. He curated a night of Texan short films and talked to us about politics and filmmaking in a wide ranging interview.
 

Shot […]

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ESFF new partnership: Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival

We’re thrilled to announce a new creative partnership with Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival!

Running since 2004, Busho is now in its 16th year and is one of Europe’s oldest dedicated short film events, screening
at cinemas across Budapest each September, Budapest Short Film Festival has established itself as a leading promoter
for short film in Central Europe.

We’re excited to be asked to prepare a programme for their 2020 edition, which runs from September 1st – September […]

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ESFF Presents Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to be part of the 2020 Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Award!

On Jan 15th at the Filmhouse we’ll present 2019’s best Dutch Short Films as nominated by a panel of film industry judges headed by Rutger Hauer.
Edinburgh audiences vote on the best film with the winner announced in Amsterdam on Jan 19th!

From startling animation and charmingly personal documentary to intense urban drama.
BOX OFFICE

 

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That’s a wrap for 2019!

Our 2019 edition wrapped last night at the ECA with our Scottish Animation programme and we’ve been delighted and
thrilled by the response to our programme!

Our most ambitious yet events started on Thursday 24th October at Cinetopia’s Networking event at Brewdog and ended at the ECA on the 10th November and after 10 months of hard work, it remains to give thanks to everyone who contributed to making 2019 such a successful year for the ESFF!

So, […]

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Stills from Weekend 2 at the 2019 ESFF

We’re all fired up for the last weekend of the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and to get us in the mood
here’s some stills from last weekend, pics by the talented Clarisse Tenreiro!

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The Fountain Reviews ESFF 1st Weekend

Thanks to Jamie Sutherland and the Fountain for reviewing the first weekend of the 2019 ESFF…seems a long time ago now!

OUT OF FRAME: OPENING NIGHT THURS 24TH OCTOBER

 

LOVE BE DAMNED: FRI 25TH OCTOBER

 

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ESFF Opening Night at The Filmhouse:Stills

Some stills from our sold out opening night at @Filmhouse on Thursday night – some fantastic films and honoured to have the Silver Ribbon award winning director Luka Jankovic and the actor David Menkin as guests.
It was also lovely to see the writer/director Enni Red and meet Tim Courtney and Russel Davidson, thanks for letting us screen your excellent films!

Stills by Luka Vukosavljevic & Li Jiachen

 

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ESFF Opening Night Networking Event with Cinetopia: Stills

Some wonderful stills from our opening film networking event on Thurs Oct 24th with @cinetopia

Always lovely people and a good natter!

Stills by Li Jiachen

 

   

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Boris In The Forest now online!

In advance of this year’s ESFF, we’re delighted that one of our favourite comedies from yesteryear – Boris in the Forest by Robert Hackett is now online!
With 50 festival screenings and 8 awards and featuring the inimitable Mac McDonald, Boris in the Forest follows a geeky American tourist in search of his horror hero, Boris Karloff and was a favourite at the 2016 ESFF!
BORIS IN THE FOREST

 

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ESFF 2019 Trailer just out!

We’re delighted to unveil the trailer for the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival!
Edited by Amanda Rogers, Anni Asikainen and RPP Productions
ESFF 2019 TRAILER

 

 

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