‘Little Shit’ by Richard Gorodecky reviewed by Federica Pugliese

Screened at last year’s ESFF, LITTLE SHIT is a beautifully shot and intense coming of age drama, set amid a

high-rise London council estate. Directed by Richard Gorodecky and reviewed here by our scribe,
the talented Federica Pugliese!

LITTLE SHIT REVIEW

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ESFF Filmmaker Interviews #1 Sophia Carr-Gomm

First in a series of film-maker interviews from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.

Carys Evans interviews Sophia Carr-Gomm whose drama THE WIDER SUN was screened at the ESFF 2018 edition!

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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 […]

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CINETOPIA RADIO SHOW: FEBRUARY 2019

We’ve just broadcast the latest edition of Cinetopia, the radio show for film enthusiasts!

The February edition covers the Oscars, A kind of Seeing & Gabrielle Brady, Director of Island of Hungry Ghosts. Reviews & discussions as well as a lovely set of film-related tunes!

Check is out here!

CINETOPIA FEBRUARY

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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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LOOK BACK TO THE 8TH EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

We’ll soon be opening our call for entries for our 2019 edition but before we do so, we thought we’d publish a quick look back to the 8th edition which ended November 10th screening one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes of the year, and we were delighted to have sold out 6 out of 8 of our screening nights at the Filmhouse and Summerhall!

There was a great atmosphere and some packed screenings,  thanks to all […]

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ESFF 2018 – IMAGE GALLERY

We thought you might enjoy a collection of images taken from the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Photographers: Luka Vukosavljevic, Alexandra Person, Jackie Xiang and Bowen Guan

  

     

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So long and thanks for all the Films!

Well, that’s a wrap for the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, we had a ball but don’t worry, we’ll be back next year!

Thanks to Carys B. Evans​ Amanda Rogers​, Cinetopia Edinburgh​ Jim Ross​ Luka Vukosavljevic​ Mike Forbes, Yulia Kovanova​
The Filmhouse​. Summerhall​, The Adriatic Film Festival​,  Florence Florence FilmCorti, Aidan Stanley​ and the Fastnet Film Festival,
Thanks also to our curated programmers, mcine – The Mexican Institute of Cinematography & Peter Murdmaa​
and the Estonian Short Film Centre […]

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2018 ESFF Award Winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of our 2018 Awards for Best Film, Best Animation and Best Scottish Short Film for 2018!

The juries had a difficult task in choosing winners from a very strong field of nominees, but we’re pleased to announce the following were selected as winners for the following categories:

BEST SCOTTISH FILM 2018

BLUE CHRISTMAS by Charlotte Wells

BEST ANIMATION 2018

WICKED GIRL by Ayce Kartal

 

BEST FILM 2018

FAUVE by Jeremy Comte

 

Congratulations to all the winners and […]

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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

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