Shortcutz Amsterdam Int. Audience Awards comes to Edinburgh

We’re delighted to be collaborating with our friends at Cinetopia to bring the Shortcutz Amsterdam International Audience Awards to Edinburgh as a host city!

Every year Shortcutz Amsterdam teams up with partners worldwide to ask a global audience to vote for the best Dutch short film.
This year, the tour will run in partnership with 30 national and international partners, including the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and we’re delighted that Edinburgh is included in […]

By |March 7th, 2022|News Posts|Comments Off on Shortcutz Amsterdam Int. Audience Awards comes to Edinburgh

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 […]

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Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) in conversation with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 ESFF

Fred Martin (Brussels Short Film Festival) talks about short film with Aidan Stanley at the 2021 Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Film shot and edited by Melanie Toutakova

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2021 ESFF Award Winners

Our award winners for 2021:

BEST FILM
Annah La Javanaise by Fatimah Tobing Rony

BEST ANIMATION
Step Into The River by Weijing MA

BEST SCOTTISH FILM
Tom Cat by Kirsty McLean

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Stills by Melanie Toutakova

By |November 25th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on 2021 ESFF Award Winners

ESFF 2021 Print Programme

We’re loving the 2021 ESFF leaflet, fresh out of the boxes!

Another elegant design classic by the very talented Mike Forbes!

You get one free with every ticket!

By |October 27th, 2021|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 2021 Print Programme

FILM & THE PANDEMIC – AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE ROBSON

We spoke to our patron, award-winning actor Jamie Robson about how the pandemic is affecting film production and acting. In these difficult times, how will filmmaking and acting develop and what does the future of film production look like?

Can you tell us a little about what projects you’ve been working on during lockdown?

I had two projects in post-production during the lockdown. Peter Marsden’s The Truth About Dreaming and Ross Wilson’s debut feature Spin State. […]

By |September 14th, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on FILM & THE PANDEMIC – AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE ROBSON

ESFF 10th Anniversary Edition Now Open for Entries!

Hello, the Twenties!

Can’t believe it’s our 10th edition in 2020! It’s been an amazing, roller-coaster ride this decade and
we’ve loved seeing how much the ESFF has grown up!

To celebrate, we’ve got some fantastic plans for 2020 including more screenings, some new (and old) partners,
we’ve got loads of overseas film festival showcases planned, some special events and lots more
films and archive footage that we’re looking forward to screening!

The early bird deadline for 2020 is Monday February […]

By |January 1st, 2020|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF 10th Anniversary Edition Now Open for Entries!

Stills from ESFF Closing Weekend

We’re just about recovered from the final weekend at the 2019 ESFF!
A wonderful experience with some very nice people!
Thanks to Luka Vukosavljevic, Nele Wohlke and Clarisse Tenreiro for the pics!

 

By |November 17th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Stills from ESFF Closing Weekend

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!

By |November 8th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on Stills from Weekend 2 at the 2019 ESFF

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

 

   

By |October 26th, 2019|News Posts|Comments Off on ESFF Opening Night Networking Event with Cinetopia: Stills