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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2016 Previews: Comedy

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival opens again on October 26th and will once again screen superlative short films across the city this Autumn and it’s great  to see that some very good comedies have made it onto the programme this year. We’re always pleased to  light the mood on those dark November nights and we can certainly do that with these gems!

From Spain, we are happy to screen romantic comedy, APOLO 81 by Óscar Bernàce […]

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Edinburgh Shorts 2016 Film Finder Map

Our resident map-maker, the digitally-talented Justine Blair, has created a very lovely map detailing the locations of all of the films we are screening at this year’s Edinburgh Short Film Festival.  Each of the films on our programme is pinpointed and colour-coded by the night they are being shown on. You can customise the map and find out more details about the films themselves by the simple expedient of clicking on the points and icons.
We […]

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ESFF 2015 Trailer

We’re excited that our first trailer for 2015 The Edinburgh Short Film Festival has just been completed!

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A LOOK AHEAD TO THE EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2015

We’re delighted to be able to start announcing the lineup for the 2015 Edinburgh Short Film Festival and it’s fair to say we’re packing a lot of action into a couple of short weeks as Scotland’s largest dedicated short film event opens its doors on 11 November 2015, screening 71 short films from 23 different countries.

The event runs from November 11th – November 22nd at Summerhall and the Cameo Cinema, highlights this year include the […]

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The Edinburgh Short Film Festival Opening Night

Summerhall, Red Lecture Theatre.
June 6, 7:30 pm – 9:30pm, Tickets £5/£4

Tickets available on the door

We are excited to launch the Edinburgh Short Film Festival this evening at Summerhall in the Red Lecture Theatre. We have a fantastic programme in store, ranging from art house shorts and animation, to edge-of-your-seat thrillers and tear jerking drama. In this event you’ll catch award-winning shorts as they make their away through the international film festival circuit, as well as […]

By |June 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Edinburgh Short Film Festival Opening Night

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2014 Trailer

 

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2014 Trailer

Trailer for the 2014 edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Shot and edited by Aidan Nicol

Dedicated and passionate about short film, The Edinburgh Short Film Festival has brought some of the best contemporary Scottish, UK and international short film to the Scottish capital since its inception in 2011. With Short Film Awards for Best Animation, Best Director and Best male and female actor, the ESFF also curates short film exhibition […]

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What a difference two days make…

Sam Goldblatt and Louise Knowles brought The 48 Hour Film Project to Scotland in 2008 and the event has been producing award-winning shorts in fun-filled, adrenaline-fuelled weekends ever since. On the blog this week they tell us how it works, their highlights and the dates for the project in 2014.
 The 48 Hour Film Project is the world’s largest timed-film competition, occurring every year in over 125 cities, 30 countries and 6 continents, with over 4400 […]

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Highlights from 2013’s ESFF screened at the Hidden Door Festival

Last year’s ESFF included three open air screenings, six nights of British and International short film at venues across the city and an evening of short film roulette, deep underground in a basement in George Street.

The highlights were plentiful; Oscar-qualifying short ‘Butterflies’ directed by Isabella Peppard and produced by Warwick Burton delighted audiences with its fabulously dark and imaginative animation exploring the harsher realities of pursuing a creative path. The edgy, Belgian psychodrama ‘Naïve’ was […]

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Kate Sullivan talks about her award-winning short film, ‘Walk Tall’

 

 

Kate Sullivan’s short film, ‘Walk Tall’ focuses on George, a charismatic and affable gymnast whose poise and grace have remained intact throughout his 91 years. George explains how to maintain a good posture from following simple and affordable exercises that he gallantly demonstrates in the short. This man knows what he’s talking about; his own workouts on makeshift equipment appropriated from household objects got him to the 1948 Olympics. The short moves between live action […]

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